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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

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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September 08, 2016

Excellent care - remarkable in my experience.

August 25, 2016

This provider is an outstanding listener, an astute observer and a sensitive care provider. She inspires confidence and I feel well cared for.

August 02, 2016

This physician was extremely sensitive to my needs,went into great detail of concerns for my current health situations. Our discussion concerned possible remedies of my condition, suggestions as to the direction of physical conditioning that might be applicable to my concerns, as well as how these practices could provide improved physical and emotional conditions.

July 19, 2016

Dr. Sowa is always very pleasant and professional. She cares about her patients and is excellent and knowledgeable about what she does.

July 14, 2016

Dr Sowa listens and makes recommendations accordingly. I feel like I have choices in my care.

June 16, 2016

Dr Sowa and staff are very professional and friendly.

May 26, 2016

Dr Sowa is an excellent back doctor.

May 03, 2016

I have consistently gotten excellent care from this provider - she and her staff are "feathers in the UPMC cap."

April 26, 2016

Dr. Sowa is excellent. She listens to what you have to say and doesn't push pills on you. I like a doctor that gives you other options than just take a pill. I would definitely would recommend her to others.

April 19, 2016

nurse was kind and funny, resident was knowledgable and kind, doc was awesome.