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Inpatient Treatment for Eating Disorders

Our 10-bed, licensed psychiatric inpatient unit serves patients of all ages who are severely underweight or in need of medical stabilization because of:

Contact Us

To make an inpatient referral or for questions regarding a hospital admission, please call 412-624-1000.

To refer to any outpatient levels of care, please fill out our questionnaire at and we will call to schedule an initial appointment.

For general questions regarding any outpatient levels of care, please call 412-246-6390.

UPMC Center for Eating Disorders
3811 O'Hara St.
Eighth floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Bellefield Towers
100 North Bellefield Ave.
Lower Level
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Goals of Inpatient Treatment

  • Stabilizing nutrition
  • Restoring minimally adequate body weight
  • Alleviating related physical symptoms
  • Reducing of eating disorder behaviors

Types of Treatment

  • Group therapy
  • Skills training
  • Medication assessment
  • Family therapy (This is critical for all patients with eating disorders, but especially for those under age 18.)

From a Patient

"I just wanted to say thank you for everything. For telling me the truth, helping me face the fact that I needed inpatient help and for setting me up. Thanks so much for helping me find my way back to me.”

Note: This patient's treatment and results may not be representative of all similar cases.