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Our Patients Choose One of the Nation’s Best

People from western Pennsylvania and across the country choose to come to UPMC when they need expert medical care. We're proud to be one of only 15 hospitals nationwide to be named to the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll, with 14 specialties ranked for excellence. We're also proud of being named #1 in Pittsburgh, but the greatest honor is to be able to provide the best possible care for all of our patients

Dale Earnhardt, Jr

"The best decision I made was to go to UPMC." WATCH VIDEO

Dale Earnhardt Jr., Concussion
Charlene Melcher

"I wanted the best." WATCH VIDEO

Charlene Melcher, Florida, Open Heart Surgery
Taylor Seaman

"I walked before I was supposed to. I ran before I was supposed to." READ STORY

Taylor Seaman, Torn Achilles Tendon, Orthopaedic Surgery​
Allison Ferguson, Kentucky

"When I got home to Kentucky, everything was back to normal. I couldn't believe it." READ STORY

Allison Ferguson, Kentucky, Neurosurgery
Katie Cecil

"(Dr. Hogan) really went that extra mile to make sure I felt like I had the best care possible and now I know I did." READ STORY

Katie Cecil, Stress Fracture, Orthopaedic Surgery
Tom Knox, Cleveland OH

"We are so thankful we found these doctors." READ STORY

Thomas Knox, Cleveland, OH, Neurosurgery
John Sullivan, Ohio

"I think it's the best care in the world. It was for me." READ STORY

John Sullivan, Ohio, Lung Transplant
Richard Van Allen, California

"I definitely made a good decision to travel to Pittsburgh." READ STORY

Richard Van Allen, California, Neurosurgery

"They lifted me out of depression...and I'll never forget it." READ STORY

Bill Hawse, Stroke, Rehabilitation

"My husband and I are so thankful to my Magee family for caring for us during a very trying time in our lives." READ STORY

Tracy Brnusak, Premature Birth, Gynecology

"I did this because I wanted to give someone else a second chance. You’re truly giving somebody the gift of life." READ STORY

Courtney Bost, Kidney Transplant, Nephrology

"It is the most wonderful feeling when my face is quiet and the drumming in my ear stops!" READ STORY

Teri Cook, Hemifacial Spasm, Neurosurgery

"Believe me, it was worth the battle. My family is eternally grateful to UPMC- we were the recipients of 2 major miracles in one, six-week period." READ STORY

Eunice “Jo” Znavor, Aortic Dissection, Cardiology and Heart Surgery

"My cancer inspired me to switch my major to social work and get my Master's degree. I now dedicate my time to helping those facing a cancer diagnosis." READ STORY

Stephanie Samolovitch, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Cancer

"I don't have to worry about living alone. I feel free." READ STORY

Marie Kosol, Geriatrics

"Without my transplant, I would have never been able to be a mom; the biggest gift in the world!" READ STORY

Jennifer Alley Smith, Intestinal Transplant, Gastroenterology

"The Asthma Institute has given me hope because I’m determined to not let asthma control my life." READ STORY

Doris Coletta, Asthma, Pulmonology

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