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We know that your child may have seen many doctors without receiving a diagnosis.
At the IDDAT Program at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, we ensure sure each new patient sees every doctor they need to see.
Based on how many doctors your child needs to see, your visit may last one or two days. Our care coordinator will carefully plan your visit, so you'll know how long to expect to be here.
To learn more about the IDDAT Program at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh or make an appointment, call 412-692-7273.
Before your child's first visit, we'll call you to make sure you've sent us what we need. He or she will also remind you what to bring on the day of your child's visit.
Please send us your child's:
There likely won't be any restrictions on what your child can eat or drink before the appointment.
Because this may be a long day for your child, feel free to bring some items that will comfort them like a:
Your child's visit to the IDDAT will start with a physical exam, much like your pediatrician's. We'll discuss your child's and your family's medical history.
You'll then see each immune disorder expert assigned to your child's care. Some doctors may ask you the same questions, but be sure to give as thorough an answer as you can each time.
If your child needs blood work, we'll draw blood and send it to the lab for testing. We may also need to run more advanced tests.
Based on your child's health history, we might suspect a certain immune disorder. If so, we may have an initial treatment plan before you leave the office.
To create a complete treatment plan, we might need to wait for test results. We'll share this with you at your child's follow-up visit.
Once we have the results from any tests from your child's visit, we'll ask you to come back to the office.
Since getting your child's test results can often be stressful, you may want to plan to bring a list of questions. You may also want to take notes during the visit.
At this follow-up visit, we will:
After careful review of your child's case, we'll send you a summary letter of our expert team's assessment and recommendations.
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.
With myCHP, you can request appointments, review test results, and more.
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