Before traveling to Pittsburgh for an organ transplant, you will need to know some basic details such as:
Depending on the type of transplant you need, we perform most adult surgeries at our main campus — UPMC Montefiore — located in Pittsburgh's Oakland neighborhood.
We also offer transplant services at:
Your transplant coordinator will give you detailed instructions about which facility you are visiting. If you need other testing or medical consults while you're at UPMC for your transplant evaluation, your coordinator will let you know where you need to go.
For living donor transplants, keep in mind that if one person is an adult and the other is a child, we will perform the adult's surgery at UPMC Montefiore and the child's surgery at UPMC Children's.
200 Lothrop St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2582
Get directions to UPMC Montefiore.
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children's Hospital Drive
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Get directions to UPMC Children's.
At UPMC, we offer logistical help for not only local transplant candidates, but also for those traveling to Pittsburgh from other areas and even countries.
The patient information packets that your transplant coordinator will give you will contain some helpful details such as:
On the day of your transplant evaluation or surgery, we can even have one of our Transplant Guardian Angels (PDF) meet you at the front door to help you find your way around the hospital.
Transplant patients from outside the US should contact the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute for help traveling to Pittsburgh and receiving translation support, when necessary.
To contact the Starzl Institute from places outside the United States and Canada:
Call: 01-412-647-5800 or toll free at 1-877-640-6746
Send to: 412-647-5070
Send to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
Attention: Transplant Referral
UPMC Montefiore, 7 South
3459 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Incorporated in 1816, Pittsburgh has a rich cultural history and many historic sites.
If you or your family members would like to experience the city while you're at UPMC for your transplant, go to www.visitpittsburgh.com.