Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Mezzanine Level,
C-Wing-PUH
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: (412) 648-9115

Clinical Practice

Digestive Disorders Center (DDC)

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The UPMC Digestive Disorders Center (DDC) is a convenient point of access to the full range of digestive health care services offered at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. DDC physicians and other medical staff have expertise in inflammatory bowel disease, swallowing disorders, cancer prevention and treatment, pancreatic and biliary diseases, functional bowel disorders, nutrition support, and related gastrointestinal disorders and concerns.

The UPMC Digestive Disorders Center’s integrated approach to diagnosing and treating gastrointestinal diseases provides patients with the highest quality of care. DDC physicians coordinate all aspects of patient testing and care and are responsible for communication with referring physicians, providing a seamless continuum of care.

When a person has a severe or complicated digestive disease, a specialized team of health care experts may be needed. In these cases, direct referral to one of UPMC’s digestive health centers of excellence is possible:

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Locations and Directions
The UPMC Digestive Disorders Center and the GI Lab are located on the third floor of UPMC Presbyterian, 200 Lothrop St., in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh. The Digestive Disorders Center offers inpatient care at UPMC Presbyterian, UPMC Montefiore, and Magee-Womens Hospital, also in Oakland. Outpatients may be seen on the third floor of UPMC Presbyterian. Patient outpatient clinical visits and procedures may occur at other Greater Pittsburgh locations, including the North Hill of Pittsburgh, South Hills, Monroeville and McKeesport.

Contact Us
Physicians who wish to speak directly with a DDC gastroenterologist concerning referral of a patient, especially inpatients, may call UPMC MedCall, toll free, at 1-800-544-2500 or 412-647-7000.

Patient scheduling or calls from patients or family members may be made, toll free, to 1-866-4GASTRO (1-866-442-7876) or 412-647-8666

Center for Liver Diseases (CLD)

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The UPMC Center for Liver Diseases is a convenient point of access to the full range of liver disease care at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Our hepatology specialists have a wealth of experience in managing every stage of liver disease. The UPMC Center for Liver Diseases offers referrals to a number of subspecialists, including experts in hepatobiliary and transplant surgery (via the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute of UPMC), therapeutic endoscopy, pathology, and oncology.

Hepatologists at the Center coordinate all aspects of patient testing and care and are responsible for communication with referring physicians, providing a seamless continuum of care. They also provide a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week hepatology consult service.

Whether being seen for surgical evaluation, hepatobiliary disorders, chemotherapy for hepatic cancer, evaluation for transplantation, or admission to a clinical trial, the Center’s integrated approach to diagnosing and treating liver disorders provides patients with high quality care in a timely and convenient manner.

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Locations and Directions
The UPMC Center for Liver Diseases is located in the Kaufmann Building, 3471 Fifth Ave., Suite 900, in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh. Patient outpatient clinical visits and procedures may occur at other Greater Pittsburgh locations, including the North Hill of Pittsburgh, South Hills, Monroeville and McKeesport.

The Center offers inpatient care at UPMC Montefiore, UPMC Presbyterian and the UPMC Cancer Centre at UPMC Passavant. Outpatients may be seen at the following sites: UPMC Oakland, UPMC Passavant, UPMC McKeesport and UPMC Horizon.

Transplant candidates and patients referred for transplantation evaluation are seen by the Liver Transplant Service at one of its locations: UPMC Presbyterian, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, or the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Highland Drive Division.

Contact Us
Physicians who wish to speak directly with a CLD hepatologist concerning referral of a patient, especially inpatients, may call UPMC MedCall, toll free, at 1-800-544-2500 or 412-647-7000.

Patient scheduling or calls from patients or family members may be made, toll free, to 1-800-442-1651 or 412-647-1170.