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Healthcare

Pittsburgh's health care systems are what make us known, but our communities are what make us home. Ground-breaking technology and medical discoveries put Pittsburgh at the top of the list for health care and our senior services make anyone feel like they belong. Having one of the highest populations of seniors in the country, you'll never be bored with all Pittsburgh has to offer.


Hospitals

The Pittsburgh region offers some of the best hospitals in the nation. That is what publications such as U.S. News & World Report and Modern Maturity found in their annual studies of hospitals around the country. From the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), the busiest transplant center in the world, to Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, which ranked one of the ten best in the country for pediatric medicine, when it comes to health care, the Pittsburgh region has you covered.


Finding a Doctor

Pittsburgh's hospitals attract some of the finest doctors in the world. Whether you are searching for a general practitioner or a specialist, the Pittsburgh region offers many professionals. To find a doctor, contact the Allegheny County Medical Society or the Pennsylvania Medical Society


Other Healthcare-Related Agencies

Whether you are searching for hospice services or a support group, in need of information about prescription drug programs or mental health agencies, the area offers many agencies to assist you. To find organizations and additional information, go to the Allegheny County Health Department, the United Way of Allegheny County, and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.


External Healthcare Resources

  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

    Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield serves approximately 3.1 million members through the company's health care benefits business and employs more than 5,000 people in western Pennsylvania. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans.

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)

    Website of the world-renowned University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, with information on hospitals and facilities in the system, advice on choosing a doctor, and an extensive online health library.

  • West Penn Allegheny Health System

    West Penn Allegheny Health System (WPAHS) is comprised of some of the oldest and best-known names in health care in western Pennsylvania. From their inception, the system's hospitals have been in the vanguard of patient care, medical research and health sciences education.

  • MedExpress Urgent Care

    MedExpress Urgent Care treats illness and injury for all ages. No appointment needed... just walk in 9am to 9pm, 7 days a week for Great Care. Fast! Multiple southwestern Pennsylvanian locations.

  • Allegheny County Medical Society

    ACMS's mission is to provide effective advocacy for the provision of the most appropriate medical care for patients by physicians. The organization works to promote access to effective health care throughout the region and support the advancement of medical science.

  • Pennsylvania Medical Society

    The Pennsylvania Medical Society is 20,000 physicians and medical students working together to represent physicians in public venues including the government, insurance companies and the media. The Society provides Members with timely information, expert services and professional support on medical practice issues. It also advances public health, public policy, medical science, education and ethics and advocates for patients.

  • Allegheny County Health Department

    Information and links to a wide range of human and environmental health topics in Allegheny County.

  • United Way of Allegheny County

    As the community's fundraiser, United Way of Allegheny County streamlines the process of getting dollars to agencies that are impacting critical community needs. Each year, thousands of individuals in hundreds of workplace campaigns find help or give help through United Way. United Way ensures maximum community impact and optimal donor value through high standards of organizational excellence and efficiency, expertise in identifying and addressing community needs, and rigorous review and monitoring of nonprofit partners.

  • Health Topics at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

    A large collection of online health and wellness resources.

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