Intestinal Care and Rehabilitation Center (ICARE)

The staff at the Intestinal Care and Rehabilitation Center (ICARE) at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh 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

Learn about Intestinal Care and Rehabilitation Center research.

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.



Clinical Studies

  • Intestinal Care and Rehabilitation Center (ICARE)

    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
  • ICARE Research Registry

    Intestinal Care and Rehabilitation Center Database

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    TPN-Related Cholestasis Treatment with Omegaven - Phase II

    Compassionate Use of Omegaven in the Treatment of Parenteral Nutrition-Associated Hepatic Injury

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