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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
53 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
Map
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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Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and are displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-indentified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

June 01, 2016

I came to this provider with a very tough case and they are doing everything possible to protect and preserve my sight and I appreciate it very much.

June 01, 2016

Quick to answer phone call regarding medical issue - exceeded expectations.

May 18, 2016

good

April 27, 2016

The only complaint was the long wait before I was seen. Scheduling should be better.

April 20, 2016

Dr Nils Loewen saved my sight. I have the highest regard for him as a caring person and as a highly knowledgeable physician. He has all my gratitude for life.

March 23, 2016

everything was good

March 23, 2016

Dr. Loewen is extremely knowledgeable and adept at his profession. I only recently began to see him regarding my glaucoma issues. I have the utmost respect for and confidence in him.

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.



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