today announced the renaming of its women’s health services in central Pa. to UPMC Magee-Womens, forming a closer alignment with the specialists and leadership of Pittsburgh-based UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
, reflecting the rapid evolution and advancement of central Pa. region’s busiest obstetric departments and most robust women’s health care offerings.
UPMC Magee is a nationally renowned premier destination for women’s health care and now will have an increased presence in central Pa. The labor and delivery units at UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg
, UPMC Carlisle
, UPMC Hanover
, UPMC Lititz
, and UPMC Memorial
, as well as all 17 ob-gyn and women’s specialty offices in central Pa., will now be UPMC Magee-Womens facilities.
“UPMC Pinnacle has a long-standing history of providing women in all stages of life with compassionate and experienced providers and exceptional care in central Pa.,” said Ken Oken, M.D.
, chair of ob-gyn, UPMC Pinnacle. “Our integration with UPMC Magee provides access to more highly specialized women’s health expertise without needing to travel. We are proud to care for women who need it, where and when they need it, while staying with them throughout the course of their lives for all their women’s health needs.”
Including labor, delivery and postpartum care, UPMC’s impressive spread of specialty on-site women’s health services in central Pa. include:
- General gynecologic care
- Urogynecologic surgery
- Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery
- Gynecologic oncology, in partnership with UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
- Women’s behavioral health
- Maternal fetal medicine
Newborn and neonatal care
“Delivering world-class subspecialty care close to home in all of the communities we serve is a big part of UPMC’s overall mission,” said Robert Edwards, M.D.
, chair of the department of obstetrics, gynecology & reproductive sciences of the UPMC Magee Women’s Health Service Line. “UPMC Magee is known for innovation and cutting-edge women’s health research. The strong partnership between UPMC Magee and UPMC Pinnacle ensures women in the Harrisburg region will receive the most advanced care and treatment options, whether it is for a high-risk pregnancy or cancer care, without having to leave the comfort of their homes.”