About UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

If You Have Kids, Be Glad You Have Children's

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Our Vision and Mission

For over 130 years, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh has maintained the same vision: transforming the lives of children through science and compassion.

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Regionally, nationally, and globally, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh is a leader in the treatment of childhood conditions and diseases, a pioneer in the development of new and improved therapies, and a top educator of the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists. With generous community support, UPMC Children’s has fulfilled this mission since its founding in 1890. We are consistently ranked as one of America's best children's hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and are one of the top recipients of pediatric research grants from the National Institutes of Health.

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UPMC Children’s by the Numbers (CY 2023)

  • Over 13,800 inpatient stays
  • Over 8,200 observation stays
  • Over 71,700 Emergency Department visits
  • Over 138,700 UPMC Children's Express Care visits
  • Over 23,400 surgical procedures
  • More than 1.6 million outpatient visits

U.S. News & World Report | Best Children’s Hospitals

We’re proud to be recognized by a number of independent organizations for overall excellence, including ranking #8 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

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Main Hospital Campus

UPMC Children’s main hospital campus has been in its new 10-acre home in Pittsburgh's Lawrenceville neighborhood since May 2009. Designed with input from physicians, nurses, and families to ensure that patients receive care in a comfortable setting.

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Led by Diane Hupp, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, president, our executive team is committed to ensuring UPMC Children’s remains a strong, healthy and vibrant organization that provides the best outcomes, experience and value for our patients, families and employees.

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Give to UPMC Children’s

UPMC Children's Hospital Foundation exists to provide financial support for UPMC Children’s mission of excellence in patient care, teaching, and research. By supporting the Foundation, you are providing hope to the kids in the region and beyond.

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Contact Us

For general information and inquiries, please call 412-692-5325.

To make an appointment, you can schedule online or call 412-692-7337 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.