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Entrance to the UPMC Mercy Pavilion.
Entrance to the UPMC Mercy Pavilion.

UPMC Mercy Pavilion

Experts from the UPMC Vision Institute and UPMC Rehabilitation Institute deliver patient-focused care at the new UPMC Mercy Pavilion, which opened in spring 2023.

The pavilion is the first of its kind in the nation — a place of life-changing care for people with specialized vision or rehabilitation needs. 

UPMC Vision Institute

Learn more about the UPMC Vision Institute.

The UPMC Vision Institute harnesses the clinical and research expertise of UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh Department of Ophthalmology to deliver comprehensive care and conduct groundbreaking research to better understand, treat, and prevent vision loss and restore sight.  Translational science - the movement of laboratory observations into diagnostic, treatment, and prevention strategies - is a core focus of our research.

Learn About the UPMC Vision Institute

UPMC Rehabilitation Institute

The UPMC Rehabilitation Institute is one of the largest rehabilitation networks in the nation. Our physiatrists and rehabilitation professionals provide a full range of outpatient physical medicine and rehabilitation services to restore function and improve quality of life. Clinical services are supported by revolutionary research in neurorehabilitation, brain-computer interface technology, and return of motor function.

Learn About the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute

Sudden Eye Problem?

 The Urgent Eye Care Center treats symptoms of various acute eye conditions.

Learn more about our Urgent Eye Care Center.

Building Highlights

  • Eight eye disease operating rooms.
  • 83 eye exam rooms.
  • 10 rehab exam rooms.
  • 100,600 square feet of research space.
  • A life skills apartment and street simulation lab for people to practice vital life skills and live more independently. 
  • Retail pharmacy.
  • Uptown Café offering grab-and-go breakfast, lunch, and snacks
  • Outpatient testing suite for blood work, EKG, and history and physical services
  • Full-service UPMC Optical Shop.
  • Engaging, interactive art installations throughout the building.

Learn more about the building.

UPMC Mercy Pavilion In The News

Mercy Pavilion Art Program

The UPMC Mercy Pavilion features a wide range of art experiences appealing to the interests of diverse patients and visitors. It is accessible to people of all abilities, including those with low vision.

View the Installations and Meet the Artists

Image and Video Gallery

The pavilion's sleek, energy-efficient glass design will provide a welcoming setting for outpatient services on the UPMC Mercy campus.

View Image and Video Galleries

Our Commitment

UPMC deeply invests in supporting the Uptown community to drive its economy and help its surrounding neighborhoods thrive.

Read About UPMC’s Commitment to Our Community