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The 10 Best Hospitals in the United States

UPMC-University of Pittsburg Medical Center

An MRI or magnetic resonance imaging takes internal pictures of the body to show medical issues that cannot be seen with other imaging.
An MRI or magnetic resonance imaging takes internal pictures of the body to show medical issues that cannot be seen with other imaging.
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Ranked first in the state of Pennsylvania, UPMC ranks highly in Gastroenterology, Pulmonology and Ear, Nose and Throat specialties. Using the latest technology to treat a variety of conditions, UPMC is especially proud of their ability to utilize MRI-guided deep brain stimulation for movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease. They are also with you when you leave the hospital. With their mobile app UPMC HealthTrak, you can see test results, review your prescriptions, communicate with your doctor and manage upcoming appointments.

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