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.
A $21 billion health care provider and insurer, Pittsburgh-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care. The largest nongovernmental employer in Pennsylvania, UPMC integrates more than 90,000 employees, 40 hospitals, 700 doctors’ offices and outpatient sites, and a 3.8 million-member Insurance Services Division, the largest medical insurer in western Pennsylvania. In the most recent fiscal year, UPMC contributed $1.4 billion in benefits to its communities, including more care to the region’s most vulnerable citizens than any other health care institution, and paid more than $500 million in federal, state, and local taxes. Working in close collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC shares its clinical, managerial, and technological skills worldwide through its innovation and commercialization arm, UPMC Enterprises, and through UPMC International. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside on its annual Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals and ranks UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh on its Honor Roll of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals. For more information, go to UPMC.com.