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Traveling to UPMC for Heart and Vascular Services

The UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute is a recognized leader in cardiovascular care.

UPMC has made significant contributions to the advancement of cardiovascular medicine. And we were the first hospital to successfully discharge a person with a ventricular-assist device (VAD). Other accomplishments include:

  • Our cardiac surgeons have performed more than 20,000 open-heart surgeries in the past 10 years.
  • We are one of the few centers in the U.S. that have performed more than 1,700 adult heart transplants.
  • UPMC Presbyterian received the highest possible rating of 3-stars for coronary artery bypass grafting from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS).

Experts at the UPMC Center for Aortic Disease have run more than 2,000 transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) treatments. This has made UPMC the most experienced TAVR center in the region. UPMC is also one of the first heart transplant centers in the United States.

Heart and Vascular Care in Pittsburgh

UPMC has 30+ locations in the Pittsburgh region alone. This means you can get quality heart and vascular care throughout the city and its surrounding suburbs.

UPMC hospital locations in the Pittsburgh region include:

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is in the city's Lawrenceville neighborhood.

UPMC Children's is one of the top pediatric hospitals in the United States. U.S. News & World Report included UPMC Children's on its Honor Roll of Best Children's Hospitals for 2023 and 2024.

This world-renowned facility spans nine floors of inpatient and outpatient care. It also features a 20,000-square-foot family resource and activity center with an atrium, libraries, chapel, and healing garden. Working parents can take advantage of the hospital's business center.

UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
300 Halket St., Suite 5102
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital is located in Pittsburgh's Oakland neighborhood.

UPMC Magee-Womens has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a High Performing Hospital for Maternity Care (Uncomplicated Pregnancy). The hospital recently won three Women's Choice Awards as top 3% in obstetrics, top 4% in cancer care, and best hospital inpatient experience. UPMC Magee is a National Center of Excellence in Women's Health.

UPMC Magee is a full-service hospital for both men and women, with a special focus on women's care and reproductive health. Clinical care at this location includes heart health, senior care, bone and joint care, and urology, among other services.

UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital is nationally ranked #24 for excellence in obstetrics & gynecology.

UPMC Mercy
Mercy Professional Building
1350 Locust St., Suite 100
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

UPMC Mercy is in Pittsburgh's Uptown neighborhood. It's the region's first and only Catholic hospital.

UPMC Mercy offers the region's only Level I Trauma Center and Comprehensive Burn Center under one roof. This hospital offers convenient services and comfortable accommodations for patients.

Through our efforts, we will create healthier communities with enhanced access to care by providing a continuum of health care services, professional and community education, and tireless service to all.

UPMC Presbyterian
Outpatient Cardiology
200 Lothrop St., Floor 5, B-Wing
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

UPMC Presbyterian is in Pittsburgh's Oakland neighborhood.

UPMC Presbyterian is staffed with world-renowned doctor-scientists. This flagship hospital is a leader in organ transplants, heart health, cardiothoracic surgery, and brain and spine care.

Founded in 1893, UPMC Presbyterian is a medical-surgical referral hospital. It's also a site of ongoing research and graduate programs. The hospital provides expert medical care to patients from the tri-state area and worldwide.

UPMC Presbyterian is a Level I Regional Resource Trauma Center.

UPMC Shadyside
Shadyside Medical Building
5200 Centre Ave., Suite 514
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Located in Pittsburgh’s Shadyside neighborhood, UPMC Shadyside is a nationally-ranked hospital.

UPMC Shadyside is also recognized for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center through Magnet Recognition®. Receiving Magnet Recognition® is one of the highest achievements a hospital can obtain in professional nursing.

Learn more about traveling to Pittsburgh and lodging options.

Travel Assistance for International Patients

UPMC offers help for international patients who seek care in Pittsburgh or at UPMC ISMETT in Palermo, Italy.

A passion for innovation lies at the heart of what we do. Our internationally recognized clinical and research programs translate this into advanced, custom care for patients from around the world.

UPMC Traveling Patient Services makes the journey more convenient. It does this with support services that help patients and their families navigate UPMC. Our team assists patients with needs such as:

  • Clinical care coordination.
  • Housing support and recreation.
  • Translation services.
  • Travel coordination.

Together, we help people reach UPMC in the most comfortable, stress-free manner possible.

Learn more about UPMC Traveling Patient Services.

For information and assistance, please contact UPMC Traveling Patient Services at:

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute

Learn more about the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute.