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Making an Appointment

Patients generally are referred by a primary care physician (PCP) or by a specialist. Patients may self refer, but should bear in mind that most insurance plans require a referral before scheduling an appointment with a specialist.

If your insurance requires a referral, please contact your referring physician and ask him or her to fax the referral form to our scheduling office prior to your office visit. If you do not obtain approval from your insurance carrier before you are admitted, the insurance company may not cover the services. Our fax number is 412-647-1448.

Or send mail correspondence to:

University of Pittsburgh Physicians
Division of General Surgery
UPMC Presbyterian, Suite F1281
200 Lothrop St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

We welcome the opportunity to assist you in making an appointment at one of our many locations. Please contact the location directly to schedule your appointment.

If you require assistance in scheduling an appointment at any of our sites, please call 866-629-8077.

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