Before Your Scheduled Procedure
Before your scheduled procedure, your plastic surgeon will perform a comprehensive evaluation including compiling a detailed medical history.
Some of the specific instructions you’ll receive about preparing for surgery may include:
Medications to avoid
When to take your prescribed medications
Proper washing techniques
Restrictions regarding eating and drinking the night before surgery
Info for Patients
Use these helpful resources to prepare for your appointment, test, or surgery at a UPMC facility.
UPMC Global Care offers a comprehensive program for patients in countries where advanced health care is not readily available.
MyUPMC Patient Health Portal
MyUPMC offers secure, convenient access to your health information online. View lab results, renew prescriptions, and much more, all for free.
Learn more about advance directives, including living wills and power of attorney.
Condition Help Safety Hotline
Condition Help is a safety hotline patients and families may call when there is a change in the patient’s condition and the patient or family is unable to get the attention of a health care provider.
UPMC Patient Relations works with you and your family to ensure you have a positive experience during your time with us.
Patient Rights and Responsibilities
Review our Patient Bill of Rights and learn more about your responsibilities as a UPMC patient.
Care Pages help loved ones and friends to stay in touch with both patients and caregivers.