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The UPMC Center for Eating Disorders is one of the nation’s few eating disorders treatment programs affiliated with an academic medical center.

Our partnership with UPMC — one of the country’s premier health care providers — helps us provide expert care for individuals who are extremely underweight or medically compromised.


Our Mission

Through education and research, the UPMC Center for Eating Disorders is committed to providing state-of-the-art clinical care and treatment for patients with eating disorders.

Learn more about our philosophy, mission, and history.

Our Research

The UPMC Center for Eating Disorders is involved in several research studies designed to improve the understanding and treatment of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.

Learn more about our research studies and how to participate.

Accreditation and Licensure

  • Accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
  • Licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and Department of Public Welfare


From a Patient

“Just wanted to say ‘Thank you.’ You were a real support during a really difficult time. It means a lot to know that you saw me as a person and not a patient."

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