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Total Comments: 168
Dr. Fowler was very knowledgeable about the issue presented to him in regards to my seeking a second opinion about my partial right knee replacement. He was thorough and definitely explained in terms I understood what was going on. Explained very well his plan for treatment and what it would enail including xrays, bloodwork and how the bone density test would be prescribed and administered in the facility located on the first floor. Dr. Fowler was professional and courteous. Very nice gentleman and medical professional.
Dr David Fowler and his staff are the best of the best! Well worth my 2+ hour travel time to come to his practice.
very pleased with the office staff and very happy to have Dr. Fowler for my doctor.
Very happy with Dr. Fowler.
The Provider was courteous, very accommodating because of my pain. He treated me like a friend and was comforting to my feelings about my condition, was very interested in how I injured my knee and ankle and helping me to understand everything that he was going to do. He explained how the injection in my knee would help. His assistant was very attentive and friendly, they were both very efficient and helpful.
Especially excellent care and concern by the attending Physicians Assistant. She showed care, skill and thorough examination skills. She finally located the correct cause of leg pain and leg immobility. Which had been missed by medical people in the past.
Dr Fowler always goes above and beyond for his patients
i thought it was a very good visit
Dr.fowler is the sweetest and patient I wish all where like him. been seeing him for years wouldn't change a thing about him he is the greatest
dr. Fowler operated in my husband years ago, that's why I chose him to do my hip surgery. he is very good in my opinion
Dr. David Fowler and his staff, Jamie and Ashley, are the best! Always concerned about the patient and very friendly and courteous!
Dr. Fowler is the best doctor ever!!! I have seen him for 20+ years because he is the best! UPMC is lucky to have him on their staff!!!
Dr Fowler and his team are the only Orthopedic office I will go to. Bedside manor,level of skill, courteous and very professional, information given is above all. I trust Dr Fowler. On a scale of 1 to 10 this team gets a 100%!! I have 3 family members besides me that count on Dr. Fowler and his team.
Took 3 weeks to get an appointment. The computer/ dictation machines battery died during my appointment. Dr. left the room numerous times without explanation,leaving me to wonder if my appointment was concluded. He talked in hallway with nurse about other patients issues during my appointment. I left the office because I thought my appt. was over. (very confusing) The staff called me about 20 minutes later telling me about a prescription that was being called in for me and how to use it. The doctor never mentioned anything about this course of treatment during my visit. I felt the doctor was distracted and that I did not receive quality care, therefore, I will never go back there ,or refer anyone there.
Very professional compassionate and competent
everything was done as well as possible
He is very caring person
Dr. Fowler is a very good orthopedic. I went to get a steroid shot in my knee and he is virtually painless. I will recommend him to family and friends who need an orthopedic. Am very pleased with the care I get.
Dr. Fowler and staff have always treated me like I am the only patient they have to care for on any given appointment.
I was made to feel very comfortable, had all my questions answered, and received excellent care from everyone I saw that day.
For years, I have recommended Dr. Fowler to my friends and family.
Dr. Fowler gave me detailed information about my surgery and options for me to consider. More information than my surgeon has given me which I appreciated.
Both the Physician's Assistant and the Doctor were very good. They listened and addressed our concerns in a way that we could understand.
Very Good Doctor
I was very impressed with my first-time visit to this office. My personal concerns were addressed impressively. I would highly recommend this staff to others.
very satisfied with visit
Dr Fowler is awesome. I appreciate his demeanor and humor!
My prior orthopedic surgeon retired. Dr. David Fowler was a very pleasant and helpful replacement whom I will gladly make appointments with in the future.
Have been a patient of Dr David Fowler for many years and continue to see him for any orthopeadic concerns I encounter. I always receive excellent efficient care.
Dr fowler knowledgeable and has an excellent personality.
Dr. Fowler was very good and explained everything.
Dr. Fowler was professional, on time, congenial yet humorous. He sit down and discussed options and suggested what he thought was best. He talked to me like a friend.
My experience related to my care provider were excellent
I'm very happy with the way the Dr. and staff treated me and my family.
thank God for him. he was able to give me the shots I needed. I am not an easy person to do the shots with 2 fusions in my ankle.
timely, considerate, knowledgeable
Dr. Fowler is known for his great work. I am lucky to have Dr. Fowler
Was there for 1 1/2 hours for a 10 minute appt.
Dr Fowler is amazing, I have been with him for 32 years and wouldn't want anyone else handling my bones or soft tissue!
no bad experiences
Dr Fowler is a very good doctor who really appears to care about his patient's and their concerns. I would and have recommended him to both friends and family and will do it again.
I appreciated the time the doctor took to fully explain options for treatment.
Had to wait over an hour and 20 minutes to see dr.
Dr. Fowler and his staff showed me every courtesy that I felt any office should for their patients
all good, Love Dr Fowler, very caring & has provided for my whole family
Dr. Fowler is the best! He takes his time with me and explains a lot. Dr. Fowler did my shoulder surgery with 100% great job and 100% back to normal for the shoulder! Would I trust any one else to do my knees? Nope!!! I trust him, and he does not talk down to me from a man of his expertise!!!!
I have had all great experiences with Dr Fowler. I am,so thankful I found him. I would recommend him to anyone
got me in right away for my appointment surgery date is right were i wanted it. not real far away. listened to my concerns and thoughts.
they are great
Dr. Fowler was excellent he covered all my questions and concerns and explained everything in detail to which I understood. I have nothing but great things to say about him and his care. would recommend to anyone.
They keept to the schedule and dont keep you waiting. Great time management. I was very happy that my visit did not jam up my whole day.
Dr. Fowler is very professional with a lot of kindness .
excellent care I have no complaints at all. staff and Drs. on target and long association with this office. they are actually more on the ball now thanever especially with waiting..
The staff is always friendly and courteous.
Everything was good
I took a family member to Dr Fowler for an appointment. During that appointment I asked if he could check my foot. There was not hesitation, he had me added onto his schedule and the exam was completed.
Dr Fowler has always been good to me that is why I come to him for my medical problems that he is able to take care of
Dr.David Fowler is the Best..
Dr. Fowler is an excellent specialist. Trust him and his expertise completely.
everyone was kind and helpful
I adore David Fowlervery pleasant as well as knowledgable Doctor !!
I am extremely pleased with the care I recieved
Everyone in the office was very friendly and it was a pleasant office visit.
Dr. Fowler always listens to what I may have to say about my concerns.
very good !
Always treated well by this doctor and staff
David Fowler is THE BEST ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON I HAVE EVER HAD!! There are not enough superlatives to describe his abilities and knowledge
Dr Fowler is by far the best doctor I've ever had just a awesome guy an a great surgeon I've recommended him to friends an family all the time best bed side manner I've ever had I'm a huge fan of dr Fowler upmc is very lucky to have him thanks I'm happy to share my good experience with him
I can't say enough about Dr. Fowler. He listens to what you have to say, he answers questions in a clear and concise manner and, most important, he demonstrates a genuine concern for your well-being. I would urge anyone who needs orthopaedic care to contact Dr. Fowler. You won't be disappointed.
I'VE BEEN GOING TO SEE DR. FOWLER FOR ALONG TIME. HE IS VERY CONCERN ABOUT HIS PATIENTS AND IS VERY THOUGHTFUL. I WOULD NOT GO TO ANY OTHER DOCTOR FOR FRACTURES OR BROKEN BONES. HE IS THE BEST.
I was in for a cortisone shot and by talking to me abut my travels and his, Dr. Fowler distracted me to the point that I was surprised when the shot was finished. I was great because I am usually very anxious about getting shots and it usually feels like a very long process. This one didn't.
This was my first visit,I was referred by my Dr.
Always have had excellent care.
Dr. Fowler is the BEST doctor....I recommend him to anyone who needs an Ortho doctor.
Dr. Fowler is the best
Really great Doctor, really professional treatment!
Dr. Fowler was great He explained everything professional was excellent and he was concerned about the problems I was experiencing. I'll use him as a permanent physician. Thank-You
I am very pleased with Dr. David Fowler. He is very competent, instill confidence in his patients, takes time to listen and answer questions, has a respectful attitude, is patient and gives all the time needed to his patients. I would highly recommend him to others, and in fact, I do!
emergency surgery, very helpful, very thankful for professional spirit!
As far as I am concerned there are only two surgeons ( orthopedic) in the network, I would want to have work on me. 1) Dr D. fowler orthopedic and 2) Dr Joon Lee neuro orthopedic.
I find Dr. Fowler to be an excellent orthopedic specialist. I never feel rushed and he has always shown concern for my health and level of comfort. Just a great doctor and person.
Very good experience with Dr. David Fowler. He was in way rushing my appointment and took his time with explaining and recommending what I needed to do.
Dr David fowler did my surgery he is the best
I have been going to Dr Fowler for many many years and he has always helped me... my daughter and husband have also seen him....I wouldn't go to anyone else
Dr.Fowler has been my Dr for years. He is the only orthopedic dr that I will ever go to.
Very good experience
Dr. Fowler is always pleasant and caring. He is knowledgeable about my history and instills trust!
We have been using Dr Fowler for years for Knee, and Hip problems. We have been extremely satisfied with his professionalism and his concern for our well being. Discusses options as well as provide correct care.
I was very pleased with my surgery in March and the follow up visit in April.
Dr. Fowler has always been very good to me understanding my problem that I have. I only come to his office for treatment and have been taken care of with great respect, I go with pain and leave with less pain or no pain. That is why I have only gone for my problems Dr. Fowler
aservice was provided in a professional, non rushed atmosphere by very competent professionals.
I would highly recommend Dr. Fowler. He is not only a great Ortho, but is very personable and caring.
I normally am a person who never gives very / good/ excellent ratings as I fee we can always do better - myself included. However I must say that over the years Dr Fowler in particular meets my tough demands and felt it appropriate to say so - the staff at the office are awesome as well - keep up the good work .
I love Dr. Fowler
This visit with Dr. Fowler was very pleasurable and helpful of my medical needs.
Great, shoulder feels great, knees are in good shape.
He is an excellent doctor.
MD was exceptional!!! Wonderful experience!!
Dr. Fowler was wonderful once again.
Dr. David Fowler is the best! My PCP Dr. James Lim is also awesome.
I was in for my 12-month follow-up since my complete right knee replacement. I LOVE Dr. Fowler. He is kind, compassionate, and certainly knows his field. I now feel better than I have in years, thanks to him.
Dr. Fowler is very kind and easy to talk to in the language that I understand the medical terms.
I would highly recommend Dr. David P. Fowler as a provider.
Friendly and courteous service provided, and very respectful. Will recommend this provider to anyone.
Very good thanks
Dr. Fowler and his staff have always been a very pleasant experience. One of the best physicians I have ever dealt with.
I have been seeing Dr. Fowler for years now and to me he is the best. Always caring and considerate and pleasant, no matter how many people he has seen that day. I always recommend him to friends and family.
Dr. Fowler is an exceptional specialist. No negative experience in the past 3 years of visits.
I thought Dr Fowler,his Doctor Assistant and his staff took a lot of time to discuss my issue and help me understand the process and any next steps that would need to occur for me. Spent a lot of time with me which I was very appreciative of. Very knowledgable staff and very helpful.
First time I visited Dr. Fowler's office. Was very impressed with the kindness and courtesy of the whole staff.
Very happy with Dr Fowler, Celeste and staff. Still not looking forward to the other knee...
I chose Dr. Fowler long before his association with UPMC, and this is my 3rd joint replacement. I always recommend him to family, friends and total strangers as the best orthopedic provider
I always leave Dr. Fowler's office feeling better about my issues and pain.
We were referred to Dr. Fowler by our daughter's coach. Our experiences for our first visit to this facility was outstanding. We didn't receive the results that we had wanted to hear (can't win them all), but overall this visit was top notch.
My visit was handled with professionalism.
Dr Fowler has always been giving me good service that is why myself & my wife come here when need to be treated
I've been seeing Dr. Fowler for a number of years now, he is my preferred orthopedic provider. It is nice being able to see a doctor that knows you and that you can trust has your best interest at heart.
Dr. Fowler is extremely competent and compassionate. Having switched to his care I have always been sure I would receive the best care possible from him.
I have always felt very confident on any of Dr. Fowlers decisions regarding my TKR surgery. He listens to every question I have and answers every question. He is a man of integrity.
Always have had excellent experiences with this provider.
I so very much appreciate Dr. Fowler he takes the time and has been the best orth doctor I could ask for I have been his patient for 13 years and will continue to be. His assistant is also excellent Celeste
Dr. Fowler is an excellent doctor demonstrating concern for patient health and patient comfort. As a provider you can trust he looks out for patient`s best interests. Dr. Fowler is the reason I switched to UPMC insurance. Did not want to lose access to his services.
Staff was extremely helpful and took time to explain the various options and how the related to me personally.
Dr. David Fowler was excellent. This was my first visit to his office and he quickly put me at ease which allowed good communication between us concerning my injured foot. He showed me my x-rayed foot, discussed the injury, developed a plan of action for its healing.
he had a good bedside manner. felt very comfortable.
I just love coming to Dr. Fowler. He has taken care of me and my bones for years, professionally and with a good sense of humor to boot!
Dr Fowler goes over and above when it comes to patient care. He talks to you explains what the problem is and gives you options on how to treat it.He is a truly wonderful doctor.
Dr Fowler is and will always be the orthopedic surgeon for my family. I have referred other members of my extended family and friends to him. to me he is the best bar none
I've never had a bad experience with Dr. Fowler. He's been my orthopedic doctor for over 10 years.
dr fowler explained my problem. we did a conservative approach with pt. it is and is not better. he understood that and recommended a MRI
dr. fowler was great! I feel like I received the best surgery and care that is available.
dr. fowler and his staff our the best care takers that I am involved with. I pray for them all that they can continue to offer such great care.
Dr. Fowler is great and I would recommend him to everyone I know. Also, his aid Jessica is Great.
I loved this office. Everyone was amazing. Dr. Fowler was wonderful and very attentive. I was told about him from my PCP so I knew he would be perfect for my needs.
Dr. Fowler was referred to me by PCP. I am pleased with my care so far.
Dr. David Fowler has been my Orthop.Doctor for many years.. He is the one I trusted to perform past needed surgeries on my shoulder, do a total left knee, repair trigger fingers and been the best doctor to treat my ongoing problems. he explains in understandable details what is wrong and what needs done..I am very glad he is my doctor, I would not go elsewhere and have recommended him to friends and family..Thank you, Doctor Fowler
Love Dr. Fowler -- been seeing him for about 30 years -- best ortho Dr I know - trust him
dr. Fowler one of the best doctors I ever had to deal with his team and his assistance at UPMC east were wonderful not afraid to get my next surgery due to the care that was given to me the first time thank you Dr. Fowler
Dr. Fowler and the staff are always very friendly, courteous and professional. I would definitely recommend others.
I HAVE FULL CONFIDENCE IN DR. FOWLER'S INFORMATION AND GUIDANCE.
awesome doctor and staff!
Excellence in care and compassion was shown throughout the visit! I was made comfortable and treated with the highest degree of respect and dignity.
My family and I have been under orthopedic care by Dr Fowler for many years. We have always received excellance service from him. He has always shown care and compassion.
Several years ago a co worker of my daughter recommended Dr. Fowler because I was having problems with my knees. I find him very caring and personable. He has integrity and I trust him. Things that, I think, make a great doctor.
Dr. Fowler seemed very kind and willing to listen.
awesome doctor definitely recommend.
I thought he was the best orthopedic specialist I have seen, caring, explained my x-rays and showed me where problems could occur bit there were no problems
Dr. Fowler is very knowledgeable and personable.
the course of treatments to determine health problems and recommended needed care and consideration. I found him to be extremely professional , considerate and well prepared to analyze an action plan and recommend the next course of action to be prepared for. Our meeting was beneficial and pleasant.
My care w/Dr. Fowler is always excellent. I have referred my husband who will see him January 2015.
He is the one I always go to when anyone in my family has an issue. tell friends about him
I liked Dr. David Fowler very much. He has a nice personality and listens to you. He takes his time for questions.
Dr. Fowler was kind and made and worked quickly to do 2 injections. He was able to make light conversation as a welcome distraction. He will definitely be recommended
I was referred to Dr. Fowler by my PCP after my injury. I love him! He was kind and very patient.
dr. fowler was very kind. he took his time to locate the source of my problem. he engaged my spouse as well. i left dr fowler feeling confident that i had the best medical treatment.
experience went smoothly and timely
Dr. Fowler recognizes my needs and concerns. I appreciate that he LISTENS to me and includes me in decisions about my course of treatment. There is mutual respect between patient and doctor.
Provider willing to answer any questions or concerns of patient during visit.
Dr Fowler replaced both my wife's knees over 15 years ago and has followed up on regular basis. He did a first class replacement then and she has had not one bit of trouble since then. With my wife in mind, I had no doubts about who I wanted to treat my damaged ankle. I have complete confidence in him and like him very much as a person and doctor.
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