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Center for Surgical Arts

The Center for Surgical Arts is a purpose-built, state of the art cadaver lab located within Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.

320 East North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

A one of a kind research facility

We provide a comfortable learning environment for a broad area of medical specialties, accommodating up to 250 people and an array of technologies. The facility is open to institutions inside, as well as outside of AHN.

Our Space & Facilities

The Center for Surgical Arts is one of the largest facilities of its kind on the East Coast.
  • Bioskills Lab


    • 7,400 square foot open floor plan
    • 21 stations that can operate independently
    • Downdraft tables
    • Radiolucent tables
    • Dedicated equipment including O-Arm, C-Arm, surgical scopes, endoscopes and stereotactic navigation
    • Full-time, on-site dedicated staff of technicians and coordinators
  • Tissue Storage and Processing Areas


    • Large capacity cold storage with rail system and lift assist
    • Long-term tissue storage
    • Dedicated autoclave
    • Four shelf instrument washer
    • Personal protection equipment (scrubs/lead)
    • Tissue acquisition and disposal
  • Conference and Facilities Services


    • Peter J. Jannetta dedicated conference room (35 person capacity)
    • State-of-the-art IT support
    • Full-service conference facilities for larger groups, including catering services and auditoriums for up to 275 people
    • Locker rooms
    • Ability to teleconference outside participants into the lab or conference room with full AV streaming capabilities

Special Thanks

The Center for Surgical Arts wouldn’t be possible without generous donations from:

Clinical Engineering: C-Arm
Medtronic: O-Arm, Stealth Station S7
Skytron, Inc.: Infrastructure Support

Advancing Medicine, Every Day

Check out some of the other amazing things we’re doing at AHN on our education and research pages.

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