Dr. Gwendolyn Sowa, MD

Dr. Gwendolyn Sowa, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Gwendolyn Sowa, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 2000 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

3471 5th Ave Ste 1103

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact Information

(412) 692-4400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
more than 68% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
more than 52% of peers

Dr. Sowa's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Upper Back Pain

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Wisconsin Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sowa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sowa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sowa to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Sowa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have been a patient of Dr. Sowa since 2009 and she is absolutely fantastic. My first visit to her office I was first checked out by a resident (how else are they going to learn). Then Dr. Gwen Sowa herself spent another full hour with me analyzing the various conditions I came to her about. ...more
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