Directions

The University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery is located in UPMC Presbyterian in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh, PA. Our clinic is located in Suite A402 on the fourth floor of the hospital. Our main administrative offices are located in Suite B400. For driving directions using a GPS or internet mapping service, enter the following addresses: 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, Pa., 15213.


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From Points East (Philadelphia, Harrisburg) Via the Pennsylvania Turnpike:

From the Pennsylvania Turnpike, take Exit 57 (Pittsburgh/Monroeville Exit) to I-376 West. From I-376 West, take Exit 3B (Oakland/Bates St. Exit). At the first stoplight on Bates Street, turn left onto the Boulevard of the Allies. At the first stoplight on the Boulevard of the Allies, turn right onto Halket Street (UPMC Magee/Quality Inn at intersection). At the first stoplight on Halket Street, turn right onto Forbes Avenue (a one-way street). Follow Forbes for approximately three full blocks; turn left onto Atwood Street. Travel one block; turn left onto Fifth Avenue (Fifth Avenue is a one-way street for all traffic except buses). Take the first possible right turn, onto Lothrop Street. Continue to Victoria Street. See parking information below.

From Points West (Ohio, Pittsburgh International Airport) Via the Ohio Turnpike and Route 60:

From the Pennsylvania Turnpike, take Exit 10 to Route 60 South. Follow Route 60 South past the Pittsburgh International Airport to I-279. Take I-279 through the Fort Pitt Tunnel, and follow the signs to I-376 East. Take Exit 2A (Forbes/Oakland Exit). Continue on Forbes for approximately six full blocks to Atwood Street. Turn left onto Atwood Street. Travel one block; turn left onto Fifth Avenue (Fifth Avenue is a one-way street for all traffic except buses). Take the first possible right turn, onto Lothrop Street. Continue to Victoria Street. See parking information below.

From Points South (Washington, Pa.; West Virginia) Via I-79 North:

Take I-79 North to Exit 59A, I-279 North. Take I-279 North through the Fort Pitt Tunnel, and follow the signs to I-376 East. Take Exit 2A (Forbes/Oakland Exit). You will exit onto Forbes Avenue, a one-way street. Continue on Forbes for approximately six full blocks to Atwood Street. Turn left onto Atwood Street. Travel one block; turn left onto Fifth Avenue (Fifth Avenue is a one-way street for all traffic except buses). Take the first possible right turn, onto Lothrop Street. Continue to Victoria Street. See parking information below.

Alternate route from Pittsburgh's southern suburbs via Liberty Tunnel:

Continue on Liberty Bridge and use Boulevard of the Allies exit. Turn right at boulevard and continue approximately one mile. Take the Forbes Avenue/Oakland ramp (left lane). Continue another quarter mile and take the Forbes Avenue exit. You will merge onto Forbes Avenue, a one-way street. Continue on Forbes for approximately six full blocks to Atwood Street. Turn left onto Atwood Street. Travel one block; turn left onto Fifth Avenue. (Fifth Avenue is a one-way street for all traffic except buses). Take the first possible right turn, onto Lothrop Street. See parking information below.

From Points North (Erie, Western New York) Via I-79 Take I-79 South to I-279 South:

Follow I-279 South to Exit 8A (Veterans Bridge/I-579). Follow the signs to Monroeville/Oakland (Boulevard of the Allies). Once on the Boulevard of the Allies, continue approximately one mile. Take the Forbes Avenue/Oakland ramp (left lane). Continue another quarter mile and take the Forbes Avenue exit. You will merge onto Forbes Avenue, a one-way street. Continue on Forbes for approximately six full blocks to Atwood Street. Turn left onto Atwood Street. Travel one block; turn left onto Fifth Avenue. (Fifth Avenue is a one-way street for all traffic except buses). Take the first possible right turn, onto Lothrop Street. Continue to Victoria Street. See parking information below

Alternate route via Routes 8 and 28.

(If coming from Route 8, continue eastbound on Route 28.) Take Route 28 to the Highland Park Bridge. As you cross the bridge, get into the left lane and follow the Washington Boulevard ramp. As you exit the ramp, remain in the right lane. Just before the traffic light, veer right onto Washington Boulevard. Travel straight on Washington Boulevard through four traffic signals (about two miles). At the fourth traffic light, Washington Boulevard crosses Penn Avenue and becomes Fifth Avenue. Continue on Fifth Avenue approximately 2.5 miles. Once in the Oakland area -- approximately four blocks past the Cathedral of Learning -- make a right turn, onto Lothrop Street. Continue to Victoria Street. See parking information below.

Parking Information

For valet parking.
Turn right at the intersection of Lothrop and Victoria streets. You will be in the main drop-off area for UPMC Presbyterian. Bear to the far right for valet parking. For the hours during which valet parking is available, call (412) 647-3194.

To park your vehicle yourself.
In the block after the intersection of Lothrop and Victoria streets are two entrances to the UPMC Garage, the closest parking facility to UPMC Presbyterian. Each entrance is on the left side of Lothrop and marked by a blue sign bearing a white "P" for parking. Another entrance to the garage is on Terrace Street; to access the Terrace Street entrance, turn left at Lothrop and Terrace.