Our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Experts

The experts in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation represent a wide range of subspecialties and expertise, and are committed to bringing the combined resources of UPMC to help each patient meet their specific goals. 

Gwendolyn Sowa, MD, PhD

Gwendolyn Sowa, MD, PhD​

  • Chair, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Director, UPMC Rehabilitation Institute



Baclofen Pump Management


Center for Assistive Technology (CAT)

Electromyography (EMG)


General Deconditioning/Debility

General Muscular Skeletal/Joint Pain


Interventional Spine Procedures




Pain Management

Prolotherapy/Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy 


Spina Bifida


Spinal Cord Injury

Sports Medicine

Stroke Rehabilitation

Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion

Ultrasound Guided Injection


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