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Gwendolyn Sowa, MD

Gwendolyn Sowa, MD, PhD

Physical Medicine/Rehab Pittsburgh, PA

Associate Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University Pittsburgh

Office Address

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  • 3471 5th Ave
    Suite 1103
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    Phone: (412) 648-6848

Dr. Sowa's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Physical Medicine/Rehab: General Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Dr. Sowa's Education & Medical Training

  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityMcGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityResidency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Aurora Health CareAurora Health CareInternship, Transitional Year
  • U of WI Med SchUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMedical School

Dr. Sowa's Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License2005 - 2014
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Current

Dr. Sowa's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesMeaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2011

Dr. Sowa's Publications & Presentations

PubMed | Citations by Web of Science®

Grant Support

  • Alternative Treatments For DISC Degeneration: Effects On Matrix Homeostasis
    Alternative Treatments For DISC Degeneration: Effects On Matrix HomeostasisNational Center For Complementary &Alternative Medicine
    2009 - 2012
  • Investigation Into The Mechanism Of Symptom Relief With Forward Flexion In Older
    Investigation Into The Mechanism Of Symptom Relief With Forward Flexion In OlderNational Institute On Aging
    2009 - 2009
  • Interaction Of Mechanical And Inflammatory Signals In DISC Matrix Preservation
    Interaction Of Mechanical And Inflammatory Signals In DISC Matrix PreservationNational Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases
    2008 - 2009

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lovelace Health Plan PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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