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Before Your Appointment, Surgery, or Procedure

Helping You Prepare for Your Visit to UPMC

On this page:

  • Appointments with a UPMC Doctor — How to Prepare
  • Your Surgery or Procedure – How to Prepare
  • Location Information

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Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2582

Submit a question or comment online about your visit to a UPMC facility.

Preparing for Your Doctor's Appointment

Your doctor's office should provide any special instructions before your appointment.

If you have any questions prior to your visit, please call your doctor’s office directly.

If you have any questions about your insurance related to your upcoming visit, call our insurance helpline at 1-800-533-8762, or you can always call the number on the back of your insurance card.

Preparing for Your Surgery or Procedure

Use the following resources to prepare for your upcoming test or surgical procedure at UPMC. This video will help you know what to expect when you have a surgery or procedure at UPMC:

If you are looking for more information, visit UPMC Patient Education to find videos on common surgeries as well as additional health education.

If you have questions about your diagnostic test or surgery at UPMC, call 1-800-533-8762.

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Location Information

UPMC doctors' offices

To find directions to your doctor’s office:

  1. Enter your doctor’s name into the UPMC Find a Doctor database.
  2. Select the link under the address of your doctor's office.
  3. Enter your starting address on the page to get driving directions.

Testing and surgery sites

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