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UPMC Altoona

Part of the nationally-recognized UPMC health care system, UPMC Altoona is a nonprofit community health care provider with a 390-bed acute-care teaching hospital, several state-of-the-art outpatient centers, a surgery center, and a large local network of health care providers covering over 20 different specialties, with locations across six Pennsylvania counties.

UPMC Altoona offers access to the latest diagnostic procedures, evidence-based therapies, and leading-edge treatments. We serve patients in a 20-county region and our comprehensive programs provide high-level care to patients from across the region.

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What’s Happening at UPMC Altoona

Weight Loss Surgery: A Life Changing Decision

Thursday, Jan. 25,
Noon to 1 p.m.

UPMC Altoona bariatric surgeon Scot Currie, DO, will talk about the dangers of obesity and surgical weight loss options available locally. Join this free virtual event to discover if you could be a candidate and to review surgery benefits and risks. We'll walk through the bariatric journey from preoperative visits through living as a healthier you for the rest of your life.

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UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute

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In partnership with the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute in Pittsburgh, we provide heart and vascular care of the highest quality here in our community.

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Tele-Town Hall Offered Opportunity to Hear from UPMC Altoona Leaders

In May, UPMC Altoona invited people to join a tele-town hall to learn more about our commitment to the community and our latest initiatives to improve patient care and patient experience. The following UPMC Altoona leaders participated:

  • Jan Fisher, president
  • Michael Corso, vice president, Operations
  • Kiersten Zelnosky, chief nursing officer and vice president, Patient Care Services
Listen to the highlights.

What's Happening at UPMC Altoona

For the latest information about community health programming across the UPMC Altoona region, check out our quarterly calendar of events. Call 814-889-2630 for more information and programming updates.

HealthBeat Minute

HealthBeat Minute segments originally aired on WJAC-TV and feature UPMC Altoona experts providing the latest health news, medical advice, and other helpful information across a wide range of specialties.

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