Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

The Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology provides consultation and services related to the identification, assessment and management of hearing disorders and comprehensive evaluation, treatment, and consultation for children with speech, language, and swallowing/feeding disorders.

The Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology is recognized as one of the most outstanding pediatric facilities in the nation. UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is accredited by The Joint Commission.

Related Services

Referral Requirements

Referrals may be received from any source. Self-referrals are accepted, although a physician’s referral and prescription is required for billing insurance companies. Authorization from the insurance provider and primary care physician are often required, especially for those enrolled in managed care insurance plans. All necessary referral, prescription, and authorization forms must be received before the patient’s visit.

For accurate provider numbers or more information, please call the department at 412-692-5580.