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Specialty:

Ophthalmology

Sub Specialty:
Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology (Pediatric)

Hospital Affiliation(s):
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
UPMC Children's Surgery Centers
UPMC Mercy
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
154 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

UPMC Eye Center
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Ave.
3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Office Phone:
(412) 692-8940
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Children's Pine Center
11279 Perry Hwy.
Suite 202
Wexford, PA 15090
Office Phone:
(412) 692-8940
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Ophthalmology, American Osteopathic Board of Opthalmology and Otolaryngology

Education:

DO, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA

Residency:
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine,
Philadelphia, PA


Fellowships:
Children's National Medical Center,
Washington, DC



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August 05, 2016

Always have the best experiences with Dr. Sylvester, if we lived closer we'd keep using her as our daughters vision provider. She's always happy, excited to see our daughter and very caring with her. Very informative and helpful with information about her conditions and what is happening with her.

August 03, 2016

dr. Sylvester is our first choice in the practice, she did my daughters eye surgery for strabismus when she was 5 years. scheduling conflicts prevented us from seeing her during our last 2 check ups, but we were happy to see her again. she is brilliant and so technical and has such a precise attention tot detail. you just know the exam is very very thorough and her eye glass Rx is precise. we're very grateful for her!

July 15, 2016

Pleased with physician care, would go somewhere else if not happy with medical care. I'm not happy the office wait times. We waited 25-30 minutes before being called back to exam room. This happens almost every visit, sometimes there is longer time spent in waiting room. Total time from arriving to leaving was 2 hours 20 minutes. This is a long time for a child to be engaged at a doctor appointment. Apppointments are always long at this office. After being evaluated by assistant, we may wait 15-30 minutes for the doctor. We keep coming back because Dr Sylvester does give us quality time during the actual eye exam and UPMC doesn't give us any other options for pediatric eye care in the North Hills.

July 06, 2016

this was a great visit. The staff was very helpful

July 05, 2016

Dr. Sylvester is amazing! She had me send a picture of my son's eye when I called with a concern from his surgery. she had us come to the hospital right away even though she wasn't seeing patients. my son's eye had an infection and if we would have had to wait his vision could have been affected. She made the decision to pull the stint out immediately and by dinner time his eye looked 100% better!

June 17, 2016

always a great staff and Doctor.

June 08, 2016

dr Sylvester is the best! she works wonderfully with my daughter. I wouldn't see anyone else

June 01, 2016

everything and everyone was excellent

May 20, 2016

I really enjoy going to see Christin Sylvester. She is very friendly and helpful. She has been patient with seeing my daughter from the young age of 8 weeks. I would recommend her to anyone.

May 19, 2016

I went to the wrong location for the apt but the staff was nice, phoned Dr Sylvester and she told me to get to the correct location as soon as possible and she'll see me any way