Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
The mission of the Weight Management and Wellness Center is to help children in our region achieve and maintain a healthy weight and to prevent, identify and treat weight related problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
Fulfillment of this mission requires the involvement of a multidisciplinary team that includes physicians, nurses, nutritionists, exercise specialists, and behavioral specialists. Another mission is to advance research in childhood obesity and its comorbidities.
The Weight Management and Wellness Center provides a comprehensive evaluation to new patients that includes the following:
Treatment of overweight children involves one or more of the following:
A referral from a primary care or other physician is required. Prior to appointments, the following information from your primary care physician should be received by the Center:
Resistance and Cardiorespiratory Time-matched Exercise in Youth: A Randomized Clinical Trial (RCT: RCT)
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
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.
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Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Visit Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation's website to: