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Why Choose UPMC for Surgery in Central Pa.?

When you need surgery, you want the most knowledgeable and experienced surgical team performing your procedure. With UPMC, you can feel confident knowing that you will be taken care of by the region's top surgeons, nurses and staff.

Continuing a tradition of excellence started in the early 1900s, our outstanding team of surgeons and staff use the most advanced surgical techniques in a full range of specialties to provide you the safest and most effective surgical outcome.

Experts In Minimally Invasive Procedures

At UPMC in Central Pa., we perform nearly 5,000 minimally invasive surgeries each year, so you can expect only the best when it comes to cardiovascular, bariatric, gastrointestinal, gynecology, urology, renal or other procedures.

At UPMC, it's our goal to provide compassionate care, unsurpassed expertise, and the most advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgical procedures. Our minimally invasive procedures benefit you through:

  • Smaller incisions than traditional "open" surgery
  • Less pain and scarring
  • Reduced blood loss
  • Quicker recovery time

Your Surgical Team

Your surgical team includes board certified surgeons, anesthesiologists and specially trained nurses as well as other specialists such as dietitians and occupational and physical therapists. Our entire staff is focused on returning you to good health as soon as possible. Our team approach provides you with top-notch care from your first visit through your surgery and recovery.

Compassionate Care For Patients And Families

Surgery is a stressful time not only for you but for your family and friends as well. That's why we use the RealView Patient Tracking System to display coded, confidential patient status information on monitors in all of our waiting areas. Your loved ones can receive updates at all points of progress during your surgery both from our internal monitors, from emails and texts from our staff.

Recognized For Excellence

UPMC in Central Pa. is recognized nationally for cardiac surgery, breast surgery, knee, hip and spine surgery and has received recognition for meeting key quality measures in numerous other surgical and clinical areas.

Quality Of Care

We are passionate about making sure our patients have the best care in the safest environment.


Contact Us

For more information about surgical services or help finding a doctor at UPMC in Central Pa. call 717-231-8900.

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