Pediatric orthopedic care

The Pediatric Orthopaedic Urgent Care has reopened at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in Lawrenceville.

The pediatric orthopaedic experts staffing the urgent care will treat children’s orthopaedic injuries after normal business hours, giving parents another option for care.

If your child suffers an orthopaedic injury in the evening we can help.

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What is Pediatric Orthopaedic Urgent Care?

At UPMC Children’s Orthopaedic Urgent Care, pediatric patients can receive treatment for orthopaedic injuries that require immediate attention. Because we’re staffed by pediatric orthopaedic experts, we can provide the right care, right away for orthopaedic injuries in kids.

When can I go? Where do I go?

The clinic’s hours are 5 to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday. Walk-ins only. We’re located in the Lion Pod on the second floor of UPMC Children’s Hospital in Lawrenceville. Park in the Penn Garage and take the Grape elevators to floor 2.

How is this different from regular urgent care?

The clinic is staffed by pediatric orthopaedic specialists who can give more specific care to your child’s injuries than a traditional urgent care center can. We hope to provide a quicker diagnosis and treatment to get your child back to full health sooner, all at one visit.

Why is this clinic important?

Injuries don’t always occur during normal business hours. If your child suffers a sprain, dislocation, fracture, or other injury during an evening or weekend, it may need immediate care. That’s where we come in. It’s the right care, the right way.

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About Pediatrics

From nutrition to illnesses, from athletics to school, children will face many challenges growing up. Parents often will make important health care decisions for them. We hope to help guide both of you in that journey. UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh is a national leader in pediatric care, ranking consistently on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll. We provide expert treatment for pediatric diseases, along well-child visits, urgent care, and more. With locations across Pennsylvania, Maryland, and West Virginia, you can find world-class care close to home. We also work closely with UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital, a national leader in care for newborns and their mothers. Our goal is to provide the best care for your children, from birth to adulthood and beyond. Visit our website to find a doctor near you.