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Elbow SurgeryHand,Wrist,and/or Upper Extremity SurgeryArthroscopic Shoulder SurgeryArthroscopic Wrist SurgeryFinger(s) SurgeryPediatric Upper Extremity
Hand SurgeryOrthopaedic Surgery
MD, Temple University School of Medicine Philadelphia, PA
Temple University School of Medicine Philadelphia, PA
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA
UPMC Children's Hospital of PittsburghUPMC PresbyterianUPMC Mercy
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Total Comments: 317
Doctors were very knowledgeable and explained all options for symptoms. Very pleasant and respectful to communicate with.
Fantastic physician, thoroughly reviewed all options with us specific to my child's activity level. Dr. Fowler is wonderful!
Dr and nurses were amazing!!
First time seeing this provider. He listened attentively, explained how the problem occurs, and possible treatments. He was open to my needs and wishes regarding treatment.
Dr. Fowler always takes fantastic care of my family. He always takes his time and show great care and concern for my girls. I am very thankful for all that he does for my family. He is a blessing to us.
I always have a good experience when I went to dr. Fowler's office. everyone in the office is very nice and helpful. he is always on time and takes enough time to see me. never in a rush
care provider was very knowledgeable about the diagnosis and helped me to understand the treatment options. also he was pleasant and very easy to talk to! lots of humor!
i think Doctor Fowler is an awesome physician. he is kind, he cares about his patients, and he listens to the patient. He is a very pleasant physician. UPMC Mercy is lucky to ha e him on staff.
Excellent staff, support, and overall experience
Dr. Fowler was amazing. He explained things in a way that was easy for me to understand. His honesty was refreshing and I truly believe he had my best interests at heart. He will be my hand specialist of choice in the future.
very supportive and helpful. I would return
Very professional and caring. In spite of my pain, the appointment was pleasant.
Dr Fowler was fantastic. He listened when I talked and ask questions pertaining to what I just said. He is a great Dr.
dr. Fowler is a very considerate doctor. He listened to all of my concerns and addressed them all. I am very pleased with the results of my appointment with him.
Doctor Fowler is awesome! He has an excellent bedside manner and always greets me with a smile. He takes his time to listen to my issues and explain things in laymen's terms. Doctor Fowler has always treated me with the utmost respect and he helps me to be more productive with his spot on injections for my left thumb. I recommend Doctor Fowler as a great doctor to all of my friends and family. Please UPMC don't let him go!
Very knowledgeable doctor; explained my condition thoroughly and gave me a correct diagnosis and suggested an appropriate treatment. My singular complaint is the waiting time (appointment scheduled at 7:00AM, but only saw doctor about 7:45AM).
I can not say ENOUGH wonderful things about the care of Dr. Fowler. He takes time and he cares about you and your concerns. I hope he never changes!
doctor asked good questions and listened to the answers. he made a good diagnosis and prescribed care that is resolving my injury.
Dr Fowler was very knowledgeable and professional. I will recommend him to anyone who is looking for an orthopedic surgeon.
Dr. Fowler is very caring and provides additional information so you can make the best choice of options for your care.
Dr. Fowler is simply excellent. He is kind, very knowledgeable and respectful.
Though I went to this clinic because of exigent circumstances (pain) and was fit into their existing schedule, I was seen promptly. The reception staff was both friendly and professional, the receiving nurse and X-ray tech were both reassuring and efficient and the intern (Dr Brandon) and Dr Fowler took time to listen and answer all my questions and concerns, were very thorough in their examination, and comforting while honest about my condition. It was an excellent experience from start to finish.
Very courteous and friendly
Dr. Fowler is very easy to talk with, professional and answers all questions. I have already recommended him to others.
Dr Fowler was outstanding with me and my child. He went above and beyond to make my daughter feel comfortable and included her in her care.
Absolutely love Dr. Fowler's "bedside manner" Great humor!
Dr. Fowler is great! Make me feel confident about having surgery.
Showed genuine concern for my anxiety & pain, but was realistic about expectations.
Dr John Fowler is friendly, attentive, caring, and professional. During my 12/14/2018 appointment, there was NOTHING more important to him than me and my thumb. The same was true each time I've seen him. He explains things and he answers questions in a way to ensure I understand. If I ever need orthopedic care on my hands or wrists in the future, I will not go anywhere else.
Dr. Fowler is one of the most amazingly knowledgeable and pleasant dr I have ever seen. He is caring compassionate and an awesome surgeon! I'm beyond pleased with his bed side manner and meticulous attention to any concerns I have. He did amazing work repairing my thumb and relieving my carpal tunnel pain and numbness.
My appointments with Dr. Fowler have always been excellent. He is very thorough and caring. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
I would highly recommend. Dr. Fowler is very professional and understanding. He tool time to listen to my concerns and to carefully explain the procedures / options.
very nice and friendly office staff, PA and doctor. They all listened and interacted with care. Information was explained clearly.
Dr. Fowler did not make me feel stupid as my other doctors did and I really liked that about him. He listened to my description of my pain and he did various small "test" to assess what could be the problem and acted on it.
Dr. Fowler and his resident, Rebecca, were wonderful. They answered my questions and explained everything to me. I appreciate that they did not talk down to me and listened to my concerns.
nurse- LaurenFellow-Jesseand Dr Fowler were wonderful
Dr. Fowler, in terms of what he did for me, has been an excellent practitioner. In fact, he is one of the best doctors that I have ever had within your system. I am fortunate to have been assigned him for my rotator cuff surgery.
I love the way Dr Fowler connects with his patients I totally feel special and cared for.
Dr. Fowler fused 2 joints for me on two fingers.. He was professional, showed concern and explained procedure. First Dr to every thank me for allowing him to do a procedure. Highly recommend him to anyone who needs hand surgery.
dr. Fowler is a wonderful professional doctor and I am so happy that I had him as my doctor. i will refer everyone to Dr. Fowler.
I have a good experience with this office.
Dr. Fowler has been excellent with the care of our son. He has performed two surgeries on our son this year and even gave us his email for questions. His response time is impressively fast. Then after taking our son to the emergency room for a new cast that came off early shortly after a surgery he even sent an email asking if everything had gone ok. I'm amazed at the extra care and concern he takes and have never seen another doctor make all of this extra effort.
Dr Fowler was fantastic! Knowledgeable, thorough and very friendly!
Dr. Fowler and his team are amazing.
The office staff, x-ray, and Dr. Fowler provided an excellent experience. Dr. Fowler is excellent at explaining what is going on and what to expect.
My sister in law referred us to Dr. Fowler, then we referred my son, my daughter in law and friend to see him. All feel that Dr. Fowler is excellent.
Dr. Fowler is excellent. He provided great care to my child. He also was very thoughtful and very responsive to every question we had. You can tell he truly cares about our child.
Dr. John Fowler thoroughly examined my injured elbow and provided me with an understanding of my path to recovery. He exceeded my expectations for care and attention. I will recommend him to anyone whom asks me for the best doctor to handle orthopedic arm care.
Very professional. He takes time at every answering your questions. Offers great, clear understanding of procedures/surgeries and even drew pictures and demonstrated with X-rays. If I had gone to any other physician I can almost guarantee that I would have lost my arm above the elbow.
My visit with Dr Fowler and the rest of the staff was phenomenal, I can't even think of a way that it could have been better (which may or may not be helpful feedback).
Dr. Fowler is an outstanding physician who combines competence, extraordinary surgical skill, innovative technology, and excellent support staff with compassionate care. He is truly the best physician I have ever encountered in years of myriad medical providers.
Our visit went very well. Dr. Fowler was wonderful and attentive.
Dr. Fowler always takes his time with my daughter. He explains everything in great detail and truly cares about her. I followed up with an email and he quickly responded. He has treated several people in my family and I am so thankful for him. He is an amazing doctor and a fantastic person! My family is very lucky to have him!
dr. Fowler did a great job. Explained everything extremely clearly and treated me with great respect and expertise. I am doing better today.
Dr Fowler has a great bed side manner and did an A+ job on my hand!
Dr. Fowler is a excellent doctor. wow the time and patience he has with me is impressive.
Dr Fowler and his staff are great.They listen,are concerned with your problems,suggest ways to deal with your problem(pain issues),and which method would likely do the best job to fix the problem.
Dr. John Fowler is outstanding. Not onlt did he successfully treat my condition with a simple cortisone shot, but he is friendly, compassionate and very approachable. The way he relates to his patients is excellent.
Dr. Fowler is phenomenal! He is compassionate and understanding! He takes the time to listen and provide meaningful information. I would and do recommend him to friends and family. There are not many physicians like him in the medical profession.
outstanding in every way
Dr. Fowler is the most personable Dr I have ever been a patient of. His knowledge and mannerism just puts you at ease.
Very helpful. Talked about different treatment options moving forward.
I had a good first experience with Dr. Fowler.
Great provider but I realized after I left he did not tell me if I should put ice on my hand or when to take the bandage off.
Great personality great listener comes across as very knowledgeable and helpful. All the orthopedic staff have treated me very well. I have reccomended mercy orthopedics department to others. In fact the whole hospital!
This was my first experience with Dr. Fowler. Dr. Fowler did a surgery for my husband several months back. I needed a new orthopedic doctor since I have changed over to UPMC, so I made an appt. with Dr. Fowler on my husband's recommendation. I was very pleased - he seemed very thorough and professional and made me feel at ease for what was an uncomfortable appointment for me (cortizone shot in my hand). He explained my condition well, and what alternative treatments were available should the shot not help me.
Dr. Fowler is absolutely incredible. The manner in which he speaks, listens, and explains things is just phenomenal. The man has a sincere personality and cares for those he is treating.
Dr. Fowler is a wonderful surgeon...I couldn't ask for a better one.
Excellent care. Dr. Fowler paid exclusive attention to me during my appointment. He answered my questions thoroughly and gave me additional information.
Dr. Fowler made my child feel comfortable and relaxed. He had the radiographs printed out to explain her injury, and had a conservative approach to her treatment. She left with a smile on her face, as did I.
Dr. Fowler was incredibly informative and solved our issue quickly. he was very gentle with our child and treated her with respect.
Dr. John Fowler is excellent. I brought my son to him last years when he broke his arm so 8 wanted the same quality of care for my daughter.
Dr. Fowler is the best surgeon I've had so far. Not only did he seem confident in helping me with my orthopedic issues but he has tremendous bedside manner. He is very thorough and seemed to really care about my issues and concerns.
The Fellow for Dr Fowler explained things well to me, and Dr Fowler also did. I was happy with the care I received and the quick option for a remedy. They were both professional, relatable, and helpful.
Everything Excellent Always, my 38 year old son was very impressed with His Compassion and Caring and straightforward approach!
Dr. spoke and I listened; I spoke and Dr. listened and understood and made suggestions. (good experience)
dr fowler is very professional and has helped me immensely
this is one of the best doctors i ever had.. not just about what he did for me but for who he is as a person. he is a good soul.. and the kind of person i would want as a friend
I believe Dr. John Fowler is a wonderful Doctor. He is kind and explains everything in a way I could understand. I would recommend him to family and friends without hesitation.
He answered all questions and offered treatment that I declined but may use later. Good visit got all information and advice I needed.
very pleased with the office visit and Dr. John Fowler
I AM POST 2months from right shoulder surgery...UNBELIEVEABLE SURGEON...TOP NOTCH AT MERCY ORTHOPEDICS..IM THE EADY FOR THE LEFT SHOULDER SX.
pleased with visit confirmed all suspicions
Everyone there was as wonderful and helpful as can be! I have nothing negative to say.
Doctor is the best I have ever had! he explained hes going to help me figure out what's wrong
Dr. Fowler is amazing. He always shows true care and concern for me and all of his patients. I know I can email him with questions and he answers my concerns quickly. Dr. Fowler is a wonderful person and doctor and I feel very fortunate to be under his care. I recommend him to all my friends and family!
I LOVE DR FOWLER HE HAS DONE SEVERAL SURGERYS ON ME AND I HAVE GOT EXCELLENT CARE--I HAVE TO WAIT TOO LONG AT THE KAUFMANN OFFICE
dr Fowler was very prompt and understanding
Dr. Fowler is one of the nicest people and definitely one of the best doctors I've ever gone to. He was extremely courteous and extremely friendly. He took as much time as I needed to explain things in detail. It is rare to find someone in this field that treats people with as much respect as he does.
Dr. Fowler has been treating me for quite a while now and is ALWAYS kind,compassionate and listens to my questions and to what I have to say.Dr. Fowler also answers all of my questions and addresses my concerns completely.I feel that I am in excellent hands with him and trust in him completely
this was a great experience from making the appointment, arriving for the appointment, and my experience with the provider. I did not wait long and everyone was kind and spoke in plain language. It was a thorough exam and everything was explained in a clear concise manner. the provider had a very positive welcoming attitude as well!
I had a wrist injury that was impeding my ability to cycle comfortably. Doctor Fowler and his team were quick to determine the source of my issue and treat it immediately with a shot of cortisone carefully administered with ultrasounds. I was in an out of the office in less than 45mins and back on my bike right after. It was perhaps one of the most effective and positive medical visits I've ever had.
Dr. Fowler was wonderful ! Definitely would see him again
Dr Fowler was great. he was easy to speak with and process a course of treatment that made sense.
fast efficient office visit. wonderful
exceptional experience - best provider I have seen to date
Awesome. Dr. Fowler is wonderful.
Dr. John Fowler is the exemplar of the qualities a patient wants in a doctor. His patience in explaining my condition to me, and in responding to my questions was outstanding, and he conveyed genuine concern for my welfare. His communication was instrumental in allaying my concerns about the pace of my recovery. My husband, who is not easily impressed, spoke with Dr. Fowler by telephone immediately after my surgery, and he too remarked upon Dr. Fowler's manner and how he conveyed genuine concern for me, as his patient. I have had experiences with other physicians who did not communicate nearly as well as Dr. Fowler and seemed to consider patients a necessary evil. Dr. Fowler is clearly a gifted surgeon, and importantly, he realizes there's more to a physician's role than what occurs in the operating room. All in all, I couldn't possibly say anything negative about Dr. Fowler. I praise him to the skies to anyone who'll listen, and I'm sure he will continue to have an extremely successful career.
Dr. Fowler is one of the best doctors I have seen. I wish he were a PCP! But he is very warm, friendly, and set me at ease before a surgery he performed. That's not something you always see with ortho surgeons. I would absolutely recommend him to anyone for hand issues. He also explains things at a level that was informative, understandable, but not condescending.
He was very good with my daughter. I appreciated that he talked to her and asked her questions also. A lot of drs don't include children .
Dr Fowler is a good Doctor. I would tell you he has earned my respect.
Dr Fowler has been great to work with and easy to talk to and explain problems i've experienced with my wrist and has worked to help in any way he could.
care was gud no complaints my answer to my question was answered
Dr.Fowler is fantastic. I was early for my appointment and he was able to see me earlier than my scheduled appointment time. He always takes the time to explain everything, offer advice and answer questions in a way that is easy to understand and that means so much to me as a patient.
I thought Dr Fowler was the best doctor I have seen so far for my condition. He knew what my problem was immediately and provided treatment. Was very kind and understanding for a doctor. And very nice looking !!!
we absolutely love Dr. Fowler. He has always been kind, patient and very knowledgeable with our son and his care. Our son is only 4 years old and feels very comfortable around him. Dr. Fowler is a wonderful physician that loves what he does!
looks right at you and makes you feel at ease and explains all things about your problems
Provider discovered fracture to finger that occurred last July. It should have been found by personnel at Montefiore hospital, where I was taken at the time.
Although the office was running behind, the receptionist and Dr Fowler both apologized-communication was excellent. Dr Fowler was very personable, pleasant and explained everything very well.
Dr. Fowler is the best. He is so kind and compassionate. I always highly recommend him to anyone with hand issues.
Dr. Fowler is wonderful. He's cheerful and encouraging. He looks you in the eye and listens to your concerns/questions and takes the time to answer them fully.
He is the best!!!!!
Dr. Fowler is extremely gifted, and I'm very lucky to have had him as my surgeon in two recent instances. He seems like a great guy, and it is clear that everyone that works with highly respects and appreciates him (based on observation of how all of those who assist in pre-op speak of him). I'm truly thankful for all he has done for me, and Pittsburgh is extremely lucky to have such a knowledgeable, approachable and talented expert here to help us. Thanks, Dr. Fowler!
Dr Fowler is one of the finest physians I have ever seen
Dr. Fowler always takes the time to listen. He's always polite. He's always helpful. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
I had bad experiences with other Dr but I hope this Dr would be the right doctor cuz all my other doctors always would say I don't need surgery. just that I need to go to physical therapy. and I know the physical therapy would not help
Dr. Fowler was very knowledgeable, competent, always explained everything and treated my son and myself with the highest level of respect and he was genuine too. The surgery was a complete success.
Dr. Fowler is wonderful. I have recommended him to anyone who might need a hand surgeon or doctor. He is the best. The office staff is really courteous and kind as well.
Brenda, I believe her name is, older African American woman, is always so pleasant to encounter. she is always smiling and friendly. She brightens my day when I go into the office. Dr. did an incredible job on my right carpal tunnel surgery! He is always nice and explains everything.
Dr. Fowler is respectful of my questions and concerns and takes time to address both, offering medical explanations when appropriate and helpful. He seems quite sensitive to patients' needs.
I was over 30 mins late because I got lost. They moved my appt up because he had somewhere else to be. With that even me being over 30mins late Dr. Fowler stayed and seen me there. He is such a nice Dr. Her surgery went well her thimbs are straight and she has little to no pain. I would recommend him to everyone. You guys are lucky to have him in your hospital.
Wonderful doctor, very professional, and explained my condition with extreme clarity.
Dr. Fowler is very attentive, engaging, kind, and knowledgable
Dr. Fowler is awesome. He is always kind and courteous with a smile on his face. He takes his time to explain the procedure and answer any questions that I may have. Dr. Fowler has taken great care of my hand in the past 4-5 years.
very nice Dr
He was awesome. Explained the problem in detail and recommended future actions.
We love our visits w/ Dr. Fowler- He is great with my sons care and progress since his accident and I would highly recommend him to any family or friends!!
Allways received very good care...
as always, Dr Fowler was the best. always kind and respectful. his fellow was also kind and took time to answer my questions
dr fowler always attentive.direct..&open to exploring all possible solutions
Very kind and caring.
Could not have been more pleased with my care. No complaints
Dr. Fowler is very professional and has a great bedside manner. He listens to my problems and gives me options of how I would like to be treated. I will definitely refer him to anyone and everyone!
Great physician, kind and knowledgeable.
I would recommend dr John Fowler to anyone in need of his services, that's why I chose UPMC, because I wanted the best surgical team in the country performing my surgery & that's what I got!
Overall I was very highly satisfied with entire visit. it was a follow-up to a visit to UPMC Pres. ER visit
The doctor and nurses were concerned and helpful and with a friendly manner. A good disposition helps a lot.
Dr Fowler is not only an accomplished professional but a caring and personable individual. One of my most favorite doctors. Wish all my doctors were as easy to talk with.
Dr Fowler was terrific, very personable, easy to understand and caring
I was very pleased with Dr. Fowler, staff and technicians involved with my visit. Dr. Fowler had been recommended to me and now I know why. It was a very positive experience.
great doctor and staff
Dr Fowler is fantastic! He did a great job on my son's surgery and is very caring and great at his job!
This is my second appointment with Dr. Fowler and both times I was impressed. I also appreciate the fact that he usually has a resident and a student along with him and they openly discuss the diagnosis and ask questions. I have observed that Dr. Fowler is a teacher as well as a doctor.
I trust and respect Dr Fowler he answers all my questions and addresses any concerns I have. I would highly recommend him
Dr. Fowler's demeanor was exemplary compared to any other doctor/specialist I've had contact with in my life. This man is knowledgeable, patient, informative and sincere professional. The poster child for what every physician should be. I have nothing negative to say about him as he stands heads and shoulders above every other doctor I've seen in the past forty years.
Dr. Fowler and his team did an amazing job with my needs for having surgery done. I can not thank everyone enough for helping me through this all!
Dr. Fowler is an excellent doctor who listens and cares.
I felt like Dr. Fowler was a little rushed and didn't give me a ton of information on tendinitis. I still think he is a very good doctor, however, and would definitely see him again.
UPMC has done a pretty decent job
Dr. Fowler is an amazing doctor and a fantastic person! He is very kind and he truly cares about his patients. I had shoulder surgery, which can be rough, but I knew Dr. Fowler would provide me with the best care possible. I have complete faith in him because I know he has my best interest in mind. Dr. Fowler has been a blessing to me and my girls, who are also his patients. We are very thankful for him:)
I really liked my provider Dr. John Fowler doing my shoulder replacement. He was very knowledgeable about my problem and very personable.
Dr Fowler is awesome. I always feelas though he genuinely cares about me
I was referred to Dr. Fowler by my daughter, he restored the function of her hand after an injury. he was always respectful of my participation in my daughter's care and readily answered questions.
Dr. Fowler is wonderful.
He was one of the best and most attentive providers i ever had
Dr. Fowler is friendly, caring and thorough in his exam and treatment.
The entire staff was wonderful! From the time I walked in the door until I left the office everyone welcomed or acknowledge me with a smile and kind greeting! Positive encouraging words were uttered from all the UPMC staff that I had the pleasure of interacting with! I am thankful and grateful for the outstanding care and personal skills the staff shares with the folks that visit their office!
great experience, Dr was kind and knowledgeble when he explained MRI results and plan of care.
Great Dr. and took his time with my son. very good bedside manner
Dr. Fowler is one of the best providers we have ever encountered at UPMC. He is pleasant, positive and compassionate not to mention extremely competent as an orthopedic surgeon. My son had two broken bones and recruired surgery for a bad break in his pinkie finger. He completely connected with the young teenager by explaining all the details to him in an easy to understand manner. The rapport he developed also helped to encourage Austin to follow through on his treatment plan and continuing hand therapy. We are so grateful for Dr. Fowler's approach to his care and commend him for all he does to provide excellent care to his patients!!
takes to long
Dr. Fowler and his fellow were both very patient and listened to my concerns and answered all questions thoroughly and in terms I understood. They were very compassionate.
dr. Fowler is an exceptional physician!
Dr Fowler has been my physician for two years and he is nothing short of amazing. Hes done two very difficult surgeries on me and both times my recovery was excellent. I have a brittle bone disease and there is no other ortho that I would want to be on this journey with this Dr Fowler. I couldn't be prouder that he's my physician.
He asked a lot of questions and listened carefully to my responses.
I had to get an injection in my hand. Dr. Fowler was so very compassionate and explained the whole process while he was injecting my hand. It hurt but he helped me through it. He is a very understanding and caring doctor. In my books he is the best!
Dr. Fowler gives excellent information and takes the time to answer questions and is certain to be sure I am comfortable with his assessment and my concerns. Excellent doctor for making sure he does not rush the appointment and is a great listener and explains in easy to understand terms.
This was my first appointment with Dr. Fowler. The staff and doctor were very considered and helpful. I will be returning in the future for treatments.
good experience. informative
Dr. Fowler provided a very informative consultation and immediate remediation for my trigger finger condition. I'm on my third day from treatment and am seeing great results from my cortisone shot to my yhumb. Thanks DOC!!!
He has a sense of humor. Very thorough when explaining things.
I found Dr. Fowler to be very kind, compassionate, and patient in listening to my concerns and answering my questions. I appreciate the respect I felt he showed me as a patient in sharing with me the xrays that had been taken in the ER following my accident, and explaining to me the results of those xrays, as well as discussing with me the options available to treat my broken bones. His Resident, Brian, was likewise kind, caring, and patient, while deferring to Dr. Fowler.
Excellent! Totally respectful.
Dr. fowler was very personable and listened closely to what i was saying. answered all questions and didn't hurry through.
Dr. Fowler is an amazing Dr. He is patient, caring and discusses all of the questions and concerns I had.
Dr. Fowler was great. He gave me options, listened to what my concerns and goals were, and came up with a plan right away to take care of me. I'm healing very quickly, and will be able to return to the activities I enjoy much more quickly because of his care. He was also very reassuring and upbeat.
Dr. Fowler was very caring, compassionate, understanding and had a sense of humor which made me feel very comfortable with his care.
As always, Dr. Fowler surpassed our expectations in regards to care for our son. we couldn't ask for a better surgeon.
Dr. Fowler treated me very good. He was a wonderful, polite doctor.
He listened and explained everything in easy to understand terms.
I have no complaints. I thought he did a good job.
Dr John Fowler and team are the best I've ever seen. Extremely courteous helpful passionate. I tell everybody about my experience.
Everyone seen was very helpful
Waited over half an hour to be seen.
I arrived early for my appointment and Dr. Fowler took me prior to my appointed time. I was able to get to work on time!
Most cheerful and caring man. When he enters a room it's a better place. He makes you feel very confident you're getting top care
Dr. was friendly, interested in my case, listened to what I had to say, explained my ailments, answered my questions.
every thing went great
My experience with Dr. John Fowler was positive.
Office and Surgeon Dr. Fowler are the nicest most qualified in the city. I would recommend their services to my friends and family. From secretaries, nurses and assistants I felt that my needs and concerns were always their main concern. Dr. Fowler is a skilled kind state of the arts surgeon.
Was the best visit..everyone was helpful and really informative ..it was a pleasure.
excellent surgeon, he acknowledges the patient as well as the family. great bedside manner. makes you feel comfortable asking questions, spend time and always available for routine questions and urgent issues.
Dr. Fowler provided me with a lot of extra helpful information that I did not receive from the initial person I saw for my injury. He also referred me to another doctor to get another opinion who specializes with injuries like mine.
Dr Fowler is amazing. He responds quickly to concerns, freely provides and encourages us to email him if we need anything. He listens carefully, and provides options. He is absolutely wonderful.
My visit was excellent. Dr. Fowler was very informative and attentive!
Dr. Fowler was extremely compassionate about the amount of pain I was experiencing and took steps to address that with joint injections. He explained exactly what I would feel and we worked collaboratively on a follow-up plan which may include surgery. He thoroughly explained my x-rays, the injection process as well as the surgical procedures. It was an extremely informative, caring experience
Dr. Fowler is not only very professional he is by far the best Dr I could ask for. He has made my hand functional again and has such kindness and compassion, very rare today.. I have total confidence in him...
Dr Fowler is wonderful.
had a very good experience with the whole staff very personable and friendly
All-around, Excellent! I have had a few Physical therapy sessions as recommended and am confident they will lead toward physical improvement. . .
Overall as good as it gets for a surgery.
very hood experience
Dr. Fowler is an excellent doctor.
John Fowler is a great doctor. I classify him in a league of his own! He has earned my utmost respect!
very nice Doctor, was helpful & caring would highly recommend
always excellent care
Dr. Fowler has made me feel very confident in my care. I know that he has done his absolute best in every circumstance and that is why I am doing so well.
Dr. Fowler and his team were remarkable...-very advanced quality of care in comparison to other hand specialists that I have seen.-Dr. Fowler remember me from 2 years prior when he repaired my son's elbow, remembering my son's name and college-amazing quality and speed of care from exrays to injections, especially the ultrasound guide for the injection
Dr. Fowler is an amazing doctor. He always goes above and beyond in his care for my daughter. He is very kind and compassionate. Dr. Fowler is patient and takes his time listening to every concern or question that my daughter has. He always has her best interest in mind and he has helped her tremendously in her elbow recovery. Dr. Fowler truly is a blessing to our family.
dr. fowler is very kind and attentive. while he did explain the aftercare necessary re: my injury, it would have been helpful to receive a printout of some sort as a reminder of the steps i should take. because of the severity of the injury, i'm afraid i wasn't as attentive as i might have been.
Excellent care provided by Dr. Fowler. Dr. Fowler is extremely knowledgeable, caring, helpful and personable.
Dr Fowler is nothing short of amazing! Every physician should take note of his bedside manner. Not only is he extremely knowledgeable in orthopedics he shows compassion and true interest in his patients. UPMC should be thankful and very prideful that he is a member of their staff.
Dr. Fowler and his team are some of the best medical professionals I have ever had contact with. They handled my child's health problems with compassion, understanding and the utmost respect to us. Dr. Fowler gave us his personal contact information and told us to contact him with any concerns. And he thanked us for the opportunity to care for our child. in a day and age where many doctors just rush you through to see as many patients as possible, it was very refreshing to have Dr. Fowler treat us and our child as wonderful as he has. I would highly recommend Dr. Fowler to any parent whose child needs an orthopedic Dr.
Dr. Fowler is the best doctor we have ever had. He made the entire experience so much less stressful. He treated us as if we were family!
DR FOWLER PROVIDED ME WITH HIS E-MAIL AND WHEN I HAD A QUESTION, IMMEDIATELY REPLIED IN A COURTEOUS AND PROFESSIONAL MANNER...VERY REASSURING AND PROMOTES CONFIDENCE IN CARE PROVIDER!!
5-star medical provider. The doctor took tiime to listen to me describe my concern, reviewed my e-ray abd ultrasound and give a clear description of my problem, including a range of treatments. The doctor used clear, plain English ensuring I would understand. I'm glad to have Dr Fowler as my hand specialist and again very satisfied with my UPMC medical team
I had a pleasant experience where the doctor gave me all the information and suggested what was best for my health not what was best for his business. I appreciated the compassion and the educated decision-making process.
Dr. Fowler is a very nice caring person. He explains clearly and provides the best options to help the situation.
Dr was very professional, knowledgeable and personable. Very pleased
Dr. Fowler is outstanding. His concern and compassion for patients is remarkable. He spends time explaining things until they are understood and never seems to be in a hurry. His use of evidence-based medicine is reassuring. I respect his care.
outstanding experience during a stressful time. truly appreciate it.
Excellent care provided. Dr. John Fowler listened and explained everything. He was extremely knowledgeable, polite, pleasant and friendly.
Pleasant & thorough.
as always, Dr Fowler and his staff are awesome!
seemed a little rushed
Excellent as always. I arrived early as I traveled a distance to get to my appointment and I was seen early which was great.
Dr Fowler is one of the nicest, most caring doctors I have ever met.
DR.FOWLER WAS THE BEST DR. I HAVE SEEN EVER..AND I HAVE SEEN MANY INCLUDING FOR THE SURGERY I AM GOING TO HAVE FOR THE 3RD TIME.IVE BEEN TURNED DOWN BY COUNTLESS DRS WHO HAVE NOT WANTED TO FIX MY ARM BUT DR. FOWLER WAS ON TOP OF THINGS AND READY TO TAKE IT ON WITHIN 2WEEKS. CANT WAIT TO SEE THE RESULTS AND PRAYING 3RD TIME IS A CHARM. I HAD EXHAUSTED ALL EFFORTS AFTER MY PREVIOUS SURGOEN WAS LET GO AND I WAS LEFT WITH A BUMMED ELBOW.
Dr. Fowler came up with a great game plan to start off with regarding my pain. I will follow up with him if this does not work. thank you!!
Dr. Fowler is the reason that UPMC is the best of the best.
my family and I could not be any happier or more grateful to all that we came in contact with during our visit! The best group of people ever!
Dr. Fowler is absolutely great. He listens and is truly concerned about his patients. He is the best.
No complaints. Dr. Fowler is caring, friendly and knowledgeable. I consider him an excellent Dr.
Love Dr. Fowler and the entire staff!
Dr Fowler has great bedside manner. Puts you at ease
Dr. Fowler is a fantastic doctor!!! He is ALWAYS friendly and caring and he ALWAYS takes his time with his patients. Three people in our family are patients of Dr. Fowler and I always know that he will give us the best possible care. He is so knowledgeable, so personable and very kind. I wish Dr. Fowler did lower body orthopedics as well. My girls would love him to be able to treat all their gymnastics related injuries.
John is a great person and orthopedic surgeon! He cares deeply about his patients and develops an awesome repoor with them. Very easy to talk to and is sensitive to situations but very knowledgeable at the same time. UPMC has a winner in Dr Fowler
Excellent efficient care and follow thru of care
the entire experience with Dr. Fowlers group is excellent - the Office workers could not be more helpful.
During our visit, all the staff were very helpful and pleasant! We arrived late due to traffic and there was no problem still being seen in a fast and prompt manner. The nurses were very friendly and showed concern to my son which made him feel comfortable. Thank you for treating us so Well! We loves it here!!!
Everyone in the office will go out of their way to answer all your questions and concerns or find you the answer. They have all the items ready for Dr Fowler when he comes into the room.They work very well together.
my toddler is a screamer who hates visiting the doctor but everyone was very patient and tried to win her over
Doc Fowler listened to me.
Dr.Fowlwr is the best Dr. I have ever seen
All staff; Doctors, nurses, administrative assistants, receptionist, registration rep were all very friendly, professional, efficient, kind, compassionate and very informative.
Only bad experience was that I probably should have been asked if I had any infections before receiving a steroid injection.
everything went wonderful..except the painful cortisone injection i needed it was painful..
the advice given is great
very peppy and very positive about our situation!
dr. Fowler the very respectable doctor concern doctor matter of fact doctor I appreciate him very much
Visit was satisfactory.
Dr. Fowler's bedside manner with kids is excellent. My son loved him.
I had a good experience. everyone was friendly and things were done quickly
Dr. John Fowler is an outstanding physician who shows compassion and concern for his patients. I would highly recommend him as an orthopedic surgeon to anyone needing orthopedic services.
Dr. Fowler and his resident were extremely kind and comforting during my visit. I was very happy with my appointment.
MERCY ORTHOPEDICS IS THE ONLY PLACE I GO FOR CARE !
All that I expected
Dr. Fowler is the greatest.
Dr. Fowler actually looks at his patients when he speaks with them, and is a caring, dedicated, excellent doctor/surgeon. He efficiently and effectively performed carpal tunnel surgery on my left wrist in November of 2016; and I had an appointment with him last Friday, June 16, 2017, concerning my right thumb. He, once again, showed me the same caring and concern as he did during my highly-successful, pain-free carpal tunnel surgery. He has my highest recommendation!!
I feel that I am receiving excellent care from Dr. Fowler and his staff. My emergency visit due to an accident was very timely, and everyone was very caring.I also received wonderful care during my surgery and follow-up appointment.
very friendly and knowledgeable staff from the physician to the front desk. everyone was very polite and helped to ease my son's concerns from the minute we walked thru the door.
Dr John Fowler performed a total Shoulder replacement on me. pre op, hospital stay , and post op services provided we're outstanding.
I like Dr. Fowler. I think he is a very friendly and caring individual! Good surgeon too!
Dr John R Fowler is a very compassionate , very personable surgeon. I was very impressed and would recommend him to my friends and family
Dr. Fowler greeted me with a smile and warm welcome, shared excitement in my progress and healing. He provided suggestion for my continued recovery and how to address my concerns and issues. He spend adequate time speaking me and provided positive and encouraging words. He welcomed my questions and concerns. Dr. Fowler provides outstanding patience care and knowledge. He goes out of his providing information and thorough procedures explaining the steps along the way. I know if I ask a question he will kindly respond with an informative answer that is easy to understand.
Great experience... Dr. Fowler is an amazing doctor and his team were wonderful to work with!
Dr. Fowler is very thorough and explains precisely his next step in treatment. I would recommend him for anyone experiencing what I am now!
Dr. Fowler is an excellent, evidence-based practitioner who displays extraordinary compassion and skill.
Everyone at the facility was very professional and friendly. Our visit was very stress free and easy
Dr. Fowler exudes kindness, compassion and competence. UPMC is lucky to have him. The staff that fitted me with the wrist brace was also very professional and worked with me until they were satisfied that they had given me the best one for fit and comfort.
Dr. Fowler has treated my daughters and now he is treating me:) He goes above and beyond for his patients. I trust him 110% because I know he always has his patients' best interest at heart. He is an amazing doctor and an amazing person:)
Dr. Fowler was fantastic. Very efficient and his staff were excellent
Dr Fowler was great! I have worked in healthcare for over 40 years and so have an understanding of protocols etc. Along with his clinical expertise I found him to be very professional, respectful and personable, All qualities I admire very much in a physician. I have already told several of my friends about this positive experience.
Dr. Fowler couldn't have been better. Very professional and very knowledgeable. Great guy and a great doc.
very impressed with Dr Fowler. He was very personable and took time to learn about me and understand my situation
very happy with my providers and there staffthank you very much for all you do
Dr Flower is WONDERFUL!!!!
Very efficient staff from checking in to X-ray to Doctor. Very nice experience.
The experience I have had during my care under Dr. John Fowler and the UPMC staff is the best I could ever hope for. So very grateful for Dr. Fowler and the staff...
Dr.Fowler and staff were very curtious,knowledgeable, and attentive while assessing and explaining my sons problem. I appreciate such a professional manner yet quite personable
Dr. Fowler is very caring and concerned for my health and discussed options and medications. He listens to what I say and is compassionate! I wish more docs were like him...
Very smoothly run appointment
i have recommanded Dr Fowler and his staff to other family/friends and co-workerd They are concerned caring group that work well together Thank-you
first time with Dr. Foeler and his staff and would definitely recommend and use again.
first visit-- very good experience
Best provider I could hope for. looked out for me and not try to shove me back to work to soon. Did an awesome job.
Dr. Fowler is a knowledgeable, experienced professional. I am untrusting him in my care 100%. He was referred by my PCP Dr. Zimmerman.
Dr Fowler and staff were exceptional.
I liked Dr. Flower very much and how he described everything to me about my shoulders.
the wait was way too long and is every time unless my appointment in early in the morning.
Dr. Fowler might be one of the best providers that I have ever encountered. He certainly provided patient centered care when he agreed to perform my surgery without general anesthesia (only a nerve block) when I requested that. He spends alot of time with patients so that they truly understand what is going on. He is patient, professional and provides individualized care for patients. You are lucky to have him as a UPMC physician.
My child has seen Dr. Fowler in the past, about 3 1/2 years ago. He is a wonderful doctor. Very caring, friendly and easy to talk to - not something always seen with doctors. I recommend him whenever I can.
Dr. Fowler is a wonderful dr. with an excellent patient rapport. He has done 2 surgeries on me for a broken finger and a broken wrist. He does excellent work and I have complete recoveries from both surgeries. He is very kind and caring and I truly appreciate that.
excellent care was provided by PA Allison and Dr. John Fowler.Dr. Fowler did advanced hand surgery with fantastic quick recovery
I have been very disheartened lately towards the Health Field especially pediatrics BUT Dr. Fowler and the staff at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex were amazing and I am so glad to know that there are still great physicians with genuine care. I was very impressed with the whole appointment. Thank you Dr. Fowler! Your smile and care made me want to fill out this survey to let you know you were a blessing to my son.
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