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UPMC Mercy Pavilion

The UPMC Mercy Pavilion will offer complete care for people who:

  • Need physical therapy (PT) and rehabilitation.
  • Have vision impairments or diseases of the eye.

We are carefully planning the cutting-edge, patient-centered space with the architectural team at HOK to welcome all patients and visitors. Physical cues will help people find their way from the point of entry throughout the entire building.

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Building Highlights:

  • Eight eye disease operating rooms.
  • 83 eye exam rooms.
  • 10 rehab exam rooms.
  • 100,600 square feet of research space.
  • A life skills apartment and street lab for people to practice vital life skills and live more independently. 
  • A healing rooftop terrace garden where people can learn how to navigate in a safe space and prepare for real-life experiences.

UPMC experts will care for people with both routine and complex rehab and vision needs.

HOK designed the building working closely with José-Alain Sahel, MD, director, UPMC Vision Institute, and Gwendolyn Sowa, MD, director, UPMC Rehabilitation Institute.

Learn more about inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient PT and rehabilitation, and physical medicine and rehabilitation at UPMC.

Learn more about the advanced eye care and groundbreaking research at the UPMC Vision Institute.

Fast Facts

  • Designed by HOK.
  • 410,000 square feet, 10 stories.
  • $500 million investment from UPMC.
  • Designed for people with limited mobility and vision impairment.
  • Collective space for doctors, researchers, educators, and industry partners.
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The pavilion's sleek, energy-efficient glass design will provide a welcoming setting for outpatient services on the UPMC Mercy campus.

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