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The Medical Coping Clinic is an integral part of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and provides expertise in treating issues related to coping with a chronic illness using a broad range of treatment options. The Medical Coping Clinic provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art clinical care to improve the quality of life for children with GI-related problems.
Our clinical program targets the following areas:
Treatment options available include:
Referrals are made by the Gastroenterology physicians. Referrals for patients enrolled in managed care insurance plans may require authorization from the insurance provider. For accurate provider numbers or more information, please call 412-692-5180.
Our staff is fully trained to assess and treat children and adolescents who are having emotional and psychological difficulties related to their medical conditions by providing psychotherapy, and medication if needed. We use a team approach, working closely with a patient’s gastroenterologist to provide advanced care and compassionate support for the entire family. In addition, we coordinate visits with the patient’s GI medical appointments.
The Medical Coping Clinic operates within the Division of Gastroenterology on Children’s Main Campus Use the Gastroenterology phone numbers:
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
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.
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