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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Presbyterian

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
53 Patient
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Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Kaufmann Medical Building
3471 Fifth Ave.
Suite 1103
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 692-4400


Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab


MD, PhD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, WI

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago,
Chicago, IL

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December 07, 2017

Dr. Gwendolyn Sowa is as good of a doctor as I could ever imagine a doctor could be.

November 30, 2017

Dr. Sowa is extremely knowledgeable.

October 19, 2017

Provider did not respond to messages sent via though I was assured they would. Still no response even after complaining about it.

October 05, 2017

Dr. Sowa is a wonderful provider; she is very approachable and shows a tremendous depth of caring for patients. I feel very fortunate to have her as a treating provider.

August 31, 2017

Exceptional sympathy and understanding at all times.

August 17, 2017

I love to come to this office. All of the staff are fabulous, it is a joy to go to this office.

May 25, 2017

I have a good experience at every visit. And, I'm so pleased with the whole team

May 25, 2017

Excellent experience w/a very knowledgeable doctor and her staff. Obtained answers to questions I'd been seeking for a very long time.

May 11, 2017

All of my experiences under the care of Dr. Sowa have been very positive. She is caring, competent and sensitive to my needs and concerns.

May 04, 2017

MSK is a wonderful team of health care professionals. I would highly recommend this group to anyone battling chronic pain.