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Specialty:

Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Gastroenterology

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


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.5 Stars
66 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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July 20, 2017

Very pleased with Dr. Hower and staff. He put me at ease.

June 29, 2017

was not happy with Dr. However what so ever. very unprofessional. did not take the time to even read my blood or text results before meeting with me. then thought he was treating me for Heartburn not EPI had to go back and look and my tests at that point. .

June 22, 2017

I am very pleased with the way he took care of me

May 11, 2017

First time to see Dr Hower. I feel confident he understands my health issues and is proceeding accordingly.

April 17, 2017

DR. Hower was very nice and informative. A huge improvement from my doctor I had in North Carolina!

April 17, 2017

Since this was an initial consultation for a second opinion, much of this does not really apply. But overall, this was a very pleasant and professional experience.

March 28, 2017

I'm very pleased with Dr. Hower and his staff.

March 21, 2017

This was for a follow up from an exam that I had. No paper work was given from the hospital to inform about the blood work required so the entire follow up couldn't be given! The Dr is amazing and it's comfortable with a doctor who can be himself. The nurses and staff are also super kind!

March 16, 2017

I just started seeing him. he treated me when I was in hamot hospital. very polite and great at answering questions.

March 02, 2017

Dr. Hower was very knowledgeable. Dr. Hower is very supportive and is willing to go above and beyond to correct the problem.