Our Practice Philoshophy

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:

  • Smoking cessation
  • 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.

International Patients

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.

Advance Directive

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.

Patient Relations

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

Care Pages help loved ones and friends to stay in touch with both patients and caregivers.