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Doctor

Nils Axel Loewen, MD, PhD

SPECIALTY:

Ophthalmology

Sub Specialty:
Glaucoma

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Horizon
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Presbyterian


Language Spoken:
German


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

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

UPMC Eye Center
UPMC Eye Center, Eye & Ear Instittute
203 Lothrop St.
Floor 6
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-2200
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UPMC Eye Center, Eye & Ear Instittute
203 Lothrop St.
Floor 8
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-2200
Map

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology

EDUCATION:

MD, Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

Residency:
Northwestern University - Feinberg,
Chicago, IL


Fellowships:
University of California San Diego School of Medicine,
La Jolla, CA



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January 20, 2016

Dr Loewen deserves my greatest gratitude. He conducts himself with the highest concern for his patients. We are all indebted to his knowledge and his kind care. I am truly fortunate to be in his capable hands. Thank you.

January 20, 2016

UPMC is very fortunate to have Nils Loewen. He is an excellent Doctor. I hope this comment shows up in your reviews on the internet. He replaced the lens in my eyes with mult-focal IOLs and so far I am enjoying. I read about the procedure and the surgeon's ability to properly place the lens is crucial to the success of the outcome. I consider my outcome a complete success. I no longer use glasses for distance or reading. The multi-focal is not completely covered by my insurance but to see without glasses is definitely worth every penny I've spent. Thank You Dr. Loewen

January 13, 2016

Dr Lowden was very helpful and very skilled. He explained everything to me and I am greatly pleased with the results of the surgery. I would highly recommend him.

December 30, 2015

Dr Lowen is brilliant and once you get accustomed to working with him he is an excellent partner in reaching the best decisions. He's well know outside Pittsburgh and I am very glad to have him as a specialist for glaucoma.

October 14, 2015

The office seems to be run very efficiently.

October 07, 2015

very good

October 07, 2015

Receptionist (Francine) very pleasant and helpful. Dr very informative and concerned everyone very professional

September 09, 2015

I have had two appointments with Dr. Lowen to determine if I have a glaucoma problem. So far he and his team have conducted tests that appear reasonable to me and have conducted themselves in a professional manner.

September 02, 2015

always concerned never rushed makes me feel my condition is important to him and very earnest to solve the problem

August 12, 2015

excellent care



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