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Intestinal Care and Rehabilitation Center (ICARE)

Description of Services

The staff at the Intestinal Care and Rehabilitation Center (ICARE) at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC is dedicated to caring for patients with all types of intestinal conditions. Staff members have experience in treating various types of intestinal dysfunction including, but not limited to:

  • Autoimmune enteritis
  • Congenital disorders
  • Desmoid tumor
  • Gastroschisis
  • Hirschsprung's disease
  • Intestinal atresia
  • Malabsorption diseases and disorders
  • Malrotation
  • Midgut Volvulus
  • Motility disorders
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis
  • Pseudo-obstruction
  • Short bowel syndrome
  • TPN-induced liver disease

Referral Requirements

Referrals are required from primary care physicians or other Children's Hospital specialty services. Referrals for patients enrolled in managed care insurance plans also may require authorization from the insurance provider and primary care physician. All necessary referral and authorization forms must be received before the patient's visit. For accurate numbers or more information, please call the office number.

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Last Update
September 18, 2014