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Traveling to UPMC for Pediatric Care

Regionally, nationally, and globally, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is a leader in the treatment of childhood diseases. It's also a pioneer of new and improved therapies and a top educator of the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric experts.

UPMC Children's has done this since its founding in 1890. It couldn't have managed this without community support.

It's also the home of the Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation and The Heart Institute at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. UPMC Children's consistently appears on several elite lists of pediatric hospitals. This includes making the prestigious U.S. News & World Report annual Honor Roll of Best Children's Hospitals for 2023-2024.

Pediatric Care in Pittsburgh

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

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh sits on 10 acres of Pittsburgh's Lawrenceville neighborhood. That's 1.5 million square feet of usable space. Input from doctors, nurses, and families was part of its design.

This was to ensure it meets the needs of pediatric health care teams and those they serve. We offer nine floors of inpatient and outpatient care areas. We also have a 20,000-square-foot family resource and activity center.

This center is one of the largest of its kind in the world. It includes an atrium, a chapel, and libraries. It also includes a healing garden and a business center for working parents.

UPMC Children's was on the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of Best Children's Hospitals for 2023-2024. This speaks to its status as one of the top pediatric hospitals in the country.

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 Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Learn more about UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.