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Surgical Procedures at UPMC in Central Pa.

Our medical expertise is complemented by the latest in medical technology. We offer you world-class care for:

Breast Surgery

The surgeons at our Breast Care Center specialize in breast-conserving surgery and reconstruction. Learn more about Breast Surgery.

Cardiovascular Surgery

UPMC's Heart and Vascular Institute has been recognized at both the state and national levels for providing the highest caliber of cardiovascular care. Our surgeons perform more than 700 cardiac and thoracic surgical procedures each year. Learn more about Cardiovascular Surgery.

Cancer Surgery

From diagnosis and staging to treatment and restoration, the surgical oncologists at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center specialize in conventional, complex and minimally invasive cancer treatment.

Colon and Rectal Surgery

The colon and rectal surgeons at UPMC in Central Pa. use the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques to provide effective treatment and a quicker, safer recovery. Learn more about Colon and Rectal Surgery.

General Surgery

Our outstanding team of general surgeons perform a full range of open and minimally invasive procedures such as endoscopy, hernia repair, gallbladder surgery and thyroid surgery. Learn more about General Surgery.

Gynecologic Surgery

Our nationally recognized surgeons have performed more than 1,000 robotically assisted surgeries, putting us in the top five percent in the nation for gynecologic surgeries. Our Women’s Cancer Center is recognized in the region for advanced and compassionate cancer care. Learn more about Gynecologic Surgery.

Lung Surgery

From diagnosis through treatment and follow-up, the lung and chest team at the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute – Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery offers you comprehensive and compassionate treatment. Learn more about Lung Surgery.


We bring a wealth of expertise to your diagnosis and treatment, using the most up-to-date practices and technologies for a full range of procedures, including craniotomy and spine surgery. Learn more about Neurosurgery.

Plastic Surgery

We offer a full spectrum of aesthetic and reconstructive procedures. Learn more about Plastic Surgery.

Thoracic Surgery

Our thoracic surgeons specialize in minimally invasive lung and esophageal surgery. Many procedures use advanced robotic technology. Learn More about Thoracic Surgery.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Our orthopaedic surgeons are unsurpassed in advanced procedures, laparoscopic techniques, robotic capabilities and use of computer-aided navigation during surgical procedures. Our expert surgeons deliver successful outcomes with faster recovery times. Learn More about Orthopaedic Surgery.

Spine Surgery

If your spine condition requires surgical intervention, our surgeons are among the most experienced in the area. We perform over 1,600 spine and back surgeries every year, specializing in advanced minimally invasive procedures that offer excellent results and promote faster healing. Learn More about Spine Surgery.

Transplant Surgery

Using the most advanced techniques, including the single port donation procedure, our transplant team has performed more than 1,000 kidney and kidney/pancreas transplants since 2000. Learn More about Transplant Surgery.

Weight Loss Surgery

UPMC in Central Pa. is a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. Our award-winning bariatric surgeons offer a wide range of surgical options and laparoscopic procedures. Learn More about Bariatric Surgery.

Urological Surgery

If you require urological surgery, you can trust the urological team at UPMC in central Pa. to provide the most innovative, high-quality care in the region. With your health and safety in mind, our board-certified urological specialists use the latest minimally invasive techniques whenever possible. Learn more about Urology Surgical Services.

Vascular Surgery

Each year our vascular specialists perform more than 1,000 peripheral vascular interventions and diagnostic procedures using minimally invasive approaches. Learn More about Vascular Surgery.

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