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Express Registration

Express registration is available to those who want the convenience of registering in advance for:

  • Laboratory testing
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Diabetes education
  • Insulin pump class

Call for express registration: 1-866-334-LABS (5227),
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

You can schedule your lab work when it is most convenient for you. All appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

Outpatient Testing Hours

  • Monday through Friday: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Sunday: Closed

Express Lab Appointment Hours

  • Monday through Friday: 6:20 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday: Walk-ins only
  • Sunday: Closed

When you call, please have the following information ready:

  1. Your name and the date of your scheduled testing and diagnosis.
  2. The name of your ordering physician.
  3. Your date of birth, Social Security number, telephone number, and expected date of service.
  4. Your insurance information, including the name and address of your insurance company.
  5. Please also inform the scheduler if you have had any recent accidents.

When you arrive for lab testing:

  1. Arrive at the outpatient registration area (Entrance A) and check in with the registrar or volunteer.
  2. Remember to bring your insurance cards to verify your  insurance, and your prescription or testing order for lab testing from your physician.

Contact Us

UPMC St. Margaret
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15215


Schedule an appointment by calling 1-800-533-UPMC or request an appointment online.

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