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

Gwendolyn Sowa, MD, PhD​

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



Baclofen Pump Management

BOTOX®/Spasticity Evaluation

Brain Injury

Center for Assistive Technology (CAT)

Cancer Rehabilitation Care


Diagnostic Ultrasound

Electromyography (EMG)

General Muscular Skeletal/Joint Pain

General Rehabilitation, Deconditioning/Debility

Interventional Pain


Prolotherapy/Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy 

Spina Bifida

Spinal Cord Injury

Sports Medicine

Stroke Rehabilitation

Ultrasound Guided Injection

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