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Sub Specialty:
Ophthalmology (Pediatric)

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
187 Patient
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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

Children's Pine Center
11279 Perry Hwy.
Suite 202
Wexford, PA 15090
Office Phone:
(412) 692-8940


Ophthalmology, American Osteopathic Board of Opthalmology and Otolaryngology


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

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine,
Philadelphia, PA

Children's National Medical Center,
Washington, DC

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July 21, 2017

Dr. Sylvester is caring, compassionate, and very attentive to my children's medical history and personal needs. She takes her time to be accurate, and explains what she is doing, why she is doing it, and what the results mean. I would recommend her to every family, especially if you have special needs or concerns regarding your child's eye health.

July 14, 2017

Always excellent communication with us parents as well as our child!

July 12, 2017

We have been seeing Dr. Sylvester for many years. She is the best! She explains everything and takes her time with her patients. Very happy with her services.

June 14, 2017

Dr Sylvester is wonderful patient and takes the time to explain to my special needs child step by step what she is going to do to complete the exam !!!

May 19, 2017

Dr. Sylvester is an amazing provider. She is very caring and goes out of her way to provide the best possible care.

May 18, 2017

We have been seeing Dr. Sylvester routinely since my daughter was a week old and have always had excellent experiences with her. From check-ups to the treatment of an issue, she is wonderful with our baby and also with discussing complex items with us. During a recent visit, we had a genetics question and she brought a geneticist on her team into the room to discuss as a group. We never feel rushed and always experience above excellent care.

March 20, 2017

Amazing physician.

February 20, 2017

Very efficient in time and excellent care.

February 10, 2017

We absolutely love Dr. Sylvester's "bed side manner". She is extremely friendly yet professional. She goes above and beyond to make sure she is doing the correct thing for my daughter. She's the best!!

February 02, 2017

everyone was helpful