Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
Your child's cast is a solid mold of fiberglass or plaster (or sometimes both). It will harden before you leave the Emergency Department. It may take up to two days for the cast to completely dry.
The cast helps keep your child's injured arm or leg properly aligned and protect the bone while healing occurs.
You will not be able to remove the cast yourself.
Seek medical care right away if your child has:
Your child received care by Orthopaedics at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
A crisis can be anything from feeling lonely and needing to talk, to feeling overwhelmed with life.
Call the resolve crisis network at 1-888-7 YOU CAN (1-888-796-8226), 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, for:
The resolve crisis service is available to anyone regardless of age or ability to pay.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
With myCHP, you can request appointments, review test results, and more.
For questions about a hospital bill call:
To pay your bill online, please visit UPMC's online bill payment system.
Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Visit Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation's website to make a donation online.