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Resources for Caregivers

The following resources may be helpful as you support your loved one while he or she is at UPMC’s Intestinal Transplantation and Rehabilitation Center.

  • Visitor’s Guide to UPMC Presbyterian for Family and Friends (PDF)
    Information about the hospital, the Oakland neighborhood, and the city of Pittsburgh.
  • CarePages
    Create your own CarePages website to keep family members and friends up-to-date on your loved one’s care.
  • E-cards
    Family and friends who can’t visit their loved one in the hospital, can create a personalized electronic greeting card. A hospital staff member will print it in color and deliver it to your loved one’s room at no cost to you.
  • Family House
    Convenient, affordable housing for families traveling to Pittsburgh for intestinal transplantation or treatment.
  • International Services
    For intestinal transplant patients and family members traveling to Pittsburgh from other countries, contact UPMC Global Care for more information on our international services.

Contact the IRTC

To learn more or to refer a patient, contact the Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation Center.

Phone: 1-877-640-6746 or 412-647-5800
24-hour physician referral line: 1-800-544-2500
Fax: 412-647-5070


Communicate with us via our contact form.

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