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Specialty:

Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Elbow Surgery
Hand,Wrist,and Upper Extremity Surgery
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
Finger(s) Surgery
Pediatric Upper Extremity

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Mercy


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

UPP - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
UPMC Rooney Sports Complex
3200 S. Water St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Office Phone:
(412) 687-3900
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UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex
8000 Cranberry Springs Drive
Cranberry Twp, PA 16066
Scheduling Phone:
(412) 687-3900
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UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Ave.
2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5530
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UPMC Mercy Professional Building
1350 Locust St.
Suite 220
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Office Phone:
(412) 687-3900
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Kaufmann Medical Building
3471 Fifth Ave.
Suite 1010
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 687-3900
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Hand Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education:

MD, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency:
Temple University School of Medicine,
Philadelphia, PA


Fellowships:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA



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September 27, 2019

Excellent service and highest quality of care. Dr. Fowler is a gem.

September 24, 2019

just love Dr. Fowler. He's always so friendly.

September 24, 2019

He is a wonderful doctor and is easy to talk to, that's why I travel a good distance to see him.

September 20, 2019

Dr. Fowler is one of the best physician experiences I've every had. He is always smiling and actually listens to you.

September 20, 2019

Extremely long wait time and doctor did not spend much time with us.

September 20, 2019

dr. John Fowler is the best resource of anyone that I have as I prepare for shoulder replacement surgery. he has given me straight answers, good advice, and very positive encouragement Karma in fact he even told me how excited he was for me to have my surgery and come out the other side! very, very supportive, and a key reason why I am so positive coming into the surgery.

September 17, 2019

Excellent experience, Dr. Fowler is great!

September 17, 2019

Dr. Fowler and his team were very thorough. I felt very comfortable .

September 17, 2019

Dr Fowler was excellent. He was down to earth, knowledgeable, and caring. Highly recommend!

September 17, 2019

Great experience with Dr. Fowler.