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Specialty:

Ophthalmology

Sub Specialty:
Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology (Pediatric)

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


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

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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October 12, 2017

absolutely love Dr. Sylvester! She is always wonderful with our son and we are thankful to have her and the staff there.

August 11, 2017

our first Optamology appointment and best in class service. thank you for an amazing experience

August 10, 2017

I appreciate Dr. Sylvester for fitting in my child for a baseline eye exam before the start of a new medication. Her willingness to do this allowed for no delay in the start of a new treatment plan.

August 04, 2017

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August 04, 2017

Dr. Sylvester is wonderful, and we love her! she gives you as much time as you need, works collaboratively with you, and truly listens to your concerns and questions. her answers are always thorough and thoughtful and pertain directly to the question - because she is actually listening. She doesn't dismiss any concern as silly or make you feel bad for asking.

August 02, 2017

Provider is exceptionally knowledgeable, genuinely concerned for my son's well-being, passionate about her position as our provider. Love her!

August 02, 2017

When i questioned about other options for fixing my sons eye she very rudely interrupted and said she wasn't concerned...but i am and so is my,child i just to know options we have had glasses and doing patching for 4 years and no improvement very frustrating!

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.