Finding a new doctor for yourself or family members can be daunting. There are so many available – including physicians, specialists, and other providers – how do you know which one is right for you?
Thankfully, online resources make it easier than ever to narrow your search.
UPMC’s Find A Doctor helps you save time by giving you the option to search for providers who are close to home or work, accepting new patients, available for an appointment within a few days, and those specializing in specific conditions.
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Detailed Information Is a Click Away
5,000 outpatient providers are searchable in UPMC’s Find A Doctor directory. But you can quickly filter that extensive list down by a range of factors, including:
- Accepting New Patients
- Insurance Accepted
- Provider Type
- Age Groups Seen
Once you’ve narrowed your search, learn more about each provider on their profile page. Provider profiles list specialties, educational background, certifications, and more.
Need an appointment soon? UPMC’s Find A Doctor can now help you find providers available within the next few days.
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Schedule Video Visits Directly Online
Telemedicine is a common way to quickly and conveniently receive care. Working parents with sick kids, busy professionals, and others are finding that a video visit with their provider can allow them to get the care they need, then get back to their daily lives. Video visits also allow you to save time by not having to drive to a doctor’s office and find parking.
UPMC’s Find A Doctor includes the option to book an appointment for a video visit with primary care and pediatric providers directly from the web or mobile.
To use the online scheduling tool, search for your primary care or pediatric provider, click the “Book Appointment” button on their profile, and select the day and time that works best for you from the provider’s available time slots.
Check Out Provider Ratings
Just as product ratings and reviews are a must-have feature of shopping websites, online provider ratings and reviews can help you find the best provider to meet your needs.
On most Find A Doctor profile pages, you can see ratings and read reviews from patients. These patients rate their providers based on their experience during their visit, including how well the provider listened and explained, and whether they’d recommend the provider to friends and family.
See for yourself by visiting Find A Doctor.
Based in Pittsburgh, UPMC is a world-renowned health care provider and insurer. We operate 40 hospitals and more than 700 doctor’s offices and outpatient centers. Our expert physicians are among the leaders in their fields, and we are leaders in groundbreaking research and treatment breakthroughs. UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside ranks as “One of America’s Best Hospitals” and No. 1 in Pennsylvania in U.S. News & World Report’s listings.