If you have a complex or specialized health problem, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital can help. We provide advanced care for a range of women's issues that may arise at any stage of life.
Specialists from Magee in Pittsburgh bring their world-class talent and knowledge to the Altoona region.
The highly specialized services these doctors provide:
Magee doctors offer the following women's health services at the Altoona UPMC Magee-Womens Specialty Services office:
If you're at risk for preterm birth or complications during pregnancy, you don't have to travel far for advanced care. A Magee MFM expert provides in-person consults and treatments every week in Altoona.
Whether you're planning to conceive or you're already pregnant, she'll work with your ob to manage all concerns throughout your pregnancy journey.
Our MFM doctor sees women with existing conditions or conditions that occur during pregnancy, including:
Other reasons to see a MFM specialist during pregnancy, include:
Your ob-gyn or midwife can refer you to the MFM program at UPMC Altoona if:
If needed, you can consult via telemedicine with a UPMC doctor in Pittsburgh who specializes in caring for babies with genetic problems.
Our experts work as a team to diagnose and treat gynecologic cancer, including cancers of the:
Our skilled surgeons have training in laparoscopic and robot-assisted gynecologic surgery to help:
We'll work with other local members of your cancer care team at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at UPMC Altoona.
Urogynecology helps women who have bladder issues and pelvic floor disorders, such as:
One of the most common issues women face as they age is incontinence, or the loss of bladder or bowel control.
Childbirth can damage or weaken the muscles of the pelvic floor, as can:
Our expert urogynecologists from UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital:
You can receive the latest pelvic floor disorder treatments here in Altoona, including:
We also offer the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques, including robot-assisted surgery, which reduces scarring and pain and offers faster recovery time.
To make an appointment for any of these special women's health services, call our office in Altoona at 814-889-2626.