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If you or your child have Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), our clinic at UPMC Children's Hospital can help.
As the only interdisciplinary PWS clinic in the tri-state area (Pa., W.Va., and Ohio):
PWS is a genetic disorder that occurs in 1 out of every 15,000 births.
Most of the time, it's not inherited. Instead, it's caused by a random occurrence during early development of the fetus, which leads to loss of genetic material in one of the chromosomes (chromosome 15).
PWS can cause a range of symptoms that differ among people and can change over time.
Some symptoms include:
There is no cure for PWS. But there are treatments to help manage many of the symptoms.
It's easy to feel overwhelmed when a child or loved one has PWS. This genetic disorder causes a range of challenging symptoms.
The team at the Interdisciplinary PWS Clinic:
The clinic brings together experts to address:
Having access to your team at UPMC Children's improves discourse and provides seamless care. It also reduces the need to make many appointments with each specialist.
At UPMC Children's, our mission is to transform the lives of kids, teens, and young adults. We do this through excellence in patient care, teaching, research, and advocacy.
UPMC Children's and our team of experts are:
As a result, we have become a local, national, and worldwide leader in treating childhood conditions and diseases.
UPMC Children's Hospital and our doctors and staff have received many awards and honors.
We're also nationally ranked on U.S. News & World Report's annual Honor Roll of America's Best Children's Hospitals.
Contact the PWS clinic at UPMC Children's Hospital to schedule a consult or appointment. Or call 412-692-5170 and give Prader-Willi syndrome as the reason for your visit.
For general questions about the clinic, call 412-692-6806.
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Ave., 3rd floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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
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