Skip to Content

​Blood Pressure Checks at the UPMC Department of Family Medicine

UPMC Content 3

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is monitored by checking the blood pressure.

A doctor or nurse in one of our family medicine offices can check your blood pressure as part of your routine physical.

Our family medicine doctors will then recommend an appropriate treatment approach for managing hypertension, which may include diet restrictions or prescription of certain medications.