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​Why Choose UPMC for Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation?

A Rich History of Innovation and Intestinal Transplant Firsts

Clinical Expertise

  • Because of our intestinal transplant team’s expertise in managing the most complex cases, our program receives referrals from transplant centers, hospitals, and physicians around the world.
  • Our transplant surgeons and specialists continue to perfect new transplant procedures, making it possible to extend the lives of more people.
  • Historically, our intestinal transplant outcomes have been above national averages. Most of our patients enjoy a normal, oral diet and improved quality of life post-transplant.

Comprehensive Digestive Care

  • UPMC's Digestive Disorders Center offers treatment options for people with all forms of gastrointestinal disorders, including those who may not be eligible for transplantation.
  • Digestive experts craft individualized treatments that can restore quality of life and even save lives.
  • Our researchers actively look for new and better ways to diagnose, treat, and understand digestive disorders.


Contact the IRTC

To learn more or to refer a patient, contact the Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation Center.

Phone: 1-877-640-6746 or 412-647-5800
24-hour physician referral line: 1-800-544-2500
Fax: 412-647-5070


Communicate with us via our contact form.


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