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Specialty:

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Mercy


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
5 Stars
47 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Kaufmann Medical Building
3471 Fifth Ave.
Suite 900
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 692-4400
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:


Education:

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

Residency:
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago,
Chicago, IL




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March 07, 2019

I have had osteoarthritis for at least 7 years. I shudder to think how crippled up and what grocery bag full of pain medications that I would be swallowing if it wasn't for Dr. Sowa. For me, she has been a very real game-changer in the treatment of my osteoarthritis. Moreover, her office staff is simply the best. They are not only professional, but friendly, cheerful, and extremely efficient. When an appointment has to be rescheduled, or a report needs to be tracked down, they are on top of it. Two thumbs way up!

February 07, 2019

Excellent Staff. They communicated very well, and could not have been more friendly. Their willingness to help, and answer my questions was superb. Dr. Sowa was amazing. She far exceeded my expectations. Her attention to my needs, concerns, and questions was amazing. The time she took to listen and work with me was unexpected; yet a wonderful. I experienced / received an overall superb experience. Thanks to all!

February 07, 2019

everyone was friendly!

January 24, 2019

All of the medical providers were congenial, knowledgeable helpful with people personalities. Very easy to speak with.

January 10, 2019

Very understanding of my needing some immediate help for my knee problem.

January 03, 2019

I just love Dr.Gwen. She is gentle and compassionate and always answers my questions. I realize that sometimes you might wait a while past your appointment time but that is just because she is spending quality time with another patient that needs her to listen to them and answering their questions.

December 20, 2018

excellent physician

December 20, 2018

great office and dr

November 08, 2018

excellent job

August 30, 2018

Dr. Sowa was open and communicative, spending a long time listening and understanding my history and my concerns, then offering realistic, concrete treatment options.