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Traveling to UPMC for Neurosurgery

The UPMC Department of Neurosurgery is part of the UPMC Neurological Institute. It offers the most up-to-date and thorough treatment and care options for brain, skull base, and spine disorders.

The department has pioneered and refined a number of minimally invasive treatments. This offers those with complex neurosurgical disorders new hope.

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside ranks in U.S. News & World Report as among the top hospitals in the nation for brain and spine surgery and care. Our department is the largest academic brain and spine surgery clinic in the U.S. We perform more than 11,000 surgeries each year.

The department also ranks among the highest in the country for National Institutes of Health funding, a testament to our department's research. Learn more about our partnership with the University of Pittsburgh on research and academic excellence.

Neurosurgery in Pittsburgh

UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
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.

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: