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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


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
178 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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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

January 23, 2017

The physician, Dr Sylvester, was excellent. She was efficient but kind. She explained things thoroughly. On a side note, I do not feel that physicians should be referred to as "providers," and I strongly disagree with the use of these press-ganey surveys to rate physicians; appropriate care does not always lead to patient satisfaction; that being said, our experience with Dr Sylvester was both appropriate and satisfactory.

January 13, 2017

Everyone was great! Love the Pine Center office. Dr. Sylvester is the best!

January 06, 2017

she was very kind and gentle and patient

December 16, 2016

loved the nurses and doctor

December 16, 2016

We are always appreciative of tips that help make treatments palatable for a small child. We came away with several for eye-patching that are already helping with compliance. Thank you!

December 14, 2016

we love coming to Dr. Sylvester. Well worth the 90 minute drive.

December 14, 2016

Dr was so kind, thorough, attentive. She was really great and we will be back to see her for future needs.