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Specialty:

Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Northwest
UPMC Hamot
UPMC Horizon


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.5 Stars
58 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

Bayfront Digestive Disease
100 Peach St.
Suite 200
Erie, PA 16507
Office Phone:
(814) 877-7733
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine

Education:

DO, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA

Residency:
UPMC Mercy Hospital,
Pittsburgh, PA


Fellowships:
Allegheny General Hospital,
Pittsburgh, PA



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May 31, 2018

always great

April 11, 2018

Dr Hower is an awesome physician.

March 22, 2018

dr Hower seem to b a very caring dr willing to go out of his way to help u

February 01, 2018

everyone was very courteous & helpful

January 04, 2018

Dr. Hower does a great job

January 04, 2018

Dr Hower was very nice. I felt very comfortable and am confident that he will take good care of me.

December 28, 2017

He was very easy to talk to and very informative

December 21, 2017

Dr. Hower is an excellent GI specialist. I felt that all my concerns and questions were addressed and a road map for future care was decided upon.

December 07, 2017

Dr. Hower was so helpful, attentive, caring and interested in helping me take a new course of action for my health condition. It is so great to deal with a physician who shows you this type of positive attitude!

October 26, 2017

1st time visiting this dr. the office seems to be high tech but yet personal. I'm sure I will have a great experience with this dr and his staff