UPMC Digestive Disorders Center
Consistently ranked among the top 10 GI programs in the U.S. (U.S. News & World Report, #6 ranking in July 2017), the UPMC Digestive Disorders Center (DDC) is a convenient point of access to the full range of digestive health care services offered at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. DDC physicians and other medical staff have expertise in inflammatory bowel disease, swallowing disorders, cancer prevention and treatment, pancreatic and biliary diseases, functional bowel disorders, nutrition support, and related gastrointestinal disorders and concerns.
The UPMC Digestive Disorders Center’s integrated approach to diagnosing and treating gastrointestinal diseases provides patients with the highest quality of care. DDC physicians coordinate all aspects of procedural testing and care and are responsible for communication with referring physicians, providing a seamless continuum of care.
When a person has a severe or complicated digestive disease, a specialized team of health care experts may be needed. In these cases, direct referral to one of UPMC’s digestive health Centers of Excellence is welcomed.