UPMC's GI doctors use telemedicine to provide remote care for people with digestive problems or diseases.
We offer virtual care visits by video, phone, or online. They're great for those who don't live near Pittsburgh, Pa., or whenever an in-office visit isn't essential.
We offer telemedicine care for digestive health consults, first exams, and follow-ups.
With telemedicine, you can see or contact your UPMC GI doctor through a:
GI telemedicine provides easy and fast access to a UPMC digestive disorders specialist.
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Most people can use telehealth unless they need a physical exam in the office, blood tests, or a GI procedure.
Video visits are a good choice for non-urgent digestive problems, such as:
Video visits are also helpful for:
Only a small percent of gastroenterology telemedicine patients will need to go into the clinic for a further exam.
Video visits provide care equal to in-office appointments. They're full-length appointments with UPMC GI doctors.
You attend your video visit using a computer with a webcam, a tablet, or a smartphone.
Via telemedicine, doctors can:
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