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PediatricsNeurodevelopmental DisabilitiesNeurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
MD, SUNY at Buffalo Buffalo, NY
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
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Dr. Robyn Filipink is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. After completing medical school at the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biological Sciences, she did her residency in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (NDD) at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and started her faculty position at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Dr. Filipink's certifications are in Pediatrics, Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology and NeuroDevelopmental Disabilities. She was awarded the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Department of Pediatrics Junior Clinician Award during her first year on faculty.
Dr. Filipink is the Director of the Movement Disorders clinic and the Tourette syndrome clinic. She evaluates, educates and treats patients with a range of symptoms including tics, chorea, tremor, ataxia, dystonia, Parkinsonism and related genetic neurodegenerative disorders. Her expertise in NDD expands her care to patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder, neurodegenerative disorders and genetic syndromes. Dr. Filipink is the Director of the Fragile X clinic. She provides initial evaluations, referrals and long term follow up to children, adults and their families who have Fragile X syndrome and Fragile X Associated syndromes. This clinic participates in the Fragile X Clinical and Research Consortium.
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Total Comments: 42
worst doctor I have ever met.she sad rude and due to her lack of knowledge about my daughters condition, she told me my daughter was faking everything and asked if I've ever had her tested for autism. my daughter is extremely intelligent and had more knowledge about her conditions than Dr Filipink did and I believe the doctor was offended by a 13 year olds ability to hold a mature, medical discussion.this doctor not only offended me and my daughter but she caused my daughter great emotional pain by the doubt and lack of concern.I'm disgusted that I had to sit in her office and listen to her.
Dr. Filipino was so great! She listened to our concerns and knew our child's complete medical history even though it was our first time there.
Everyone was wonderful!
The provider and her practitioner were very kind and approachable. They made my daughter and I feel comfortable with them. Both were very thorough in examining my child.
Dr. Filipink has been so wonderful to work with. She is extremely thorough and takes the time to make sure all of my questions and concerns are addressed. Dr. Filipink is incredibly kind, compassionate and caring. I truly appreciate everything that she has done for my daughter.
Everyone is amazing with my son. They are understanding of his needs & anxieties with being touched or approached.
We absolutely love everyone at this office and will continue to go her. She always welcome us with a smile and remember our child! She is so helpful and meet our son's special needs!
couldn't be happier with our experience everyone was amazing even the nurse
This is one of the best visits I've ever had for my Daughter. The doctor was kind , considerate and very patient with me and my Daughter. She was very informative and gave me resources to consider, if I'm ever need of them. We had a very good experience and I thank you for that.
She left me with a level of comfort about my son's condition I haven't had before.
Dr Filipink is wonderful and so are her staff.
Being our first time at CHP in Lawrencville, we were lost.The staff was very caring and helped us get to where we needed to go.The physician was very kind, knowledgable and concerned for our daughter.Would recommend her to anybody.
Dr. Filipink and her staff are amazing!! She is thorough, kind, friendly and absolutely wonderful with my son. Her MA, Laurie, and her assistant Sandy are both incredibly kind as well. I would highly recommend Dr. Filipink to anyone. A wonderful experience and incredibly helpful.
We were very pleased with the Doctor and the staff and the suggestions and the help that was suggested to us.
Dr. Filipink and her staff are excellent and always go above and beyond. The level of compassion and concern is something all medical professionals should strive to achieve.
She is a very awsome doctor and I could tell from our first visit that she cares. Just the way she did the check up on my daughter she know just what to look for .Thank you very much.
everything was great
dr filipink was very helpful, I loved our visit.
Dr. Filapink was very thorough and took time to explain his diagnosis and what to expect in the future. She was extremely knowledgeable and had a wonderful bedside manner.
she is amazing!!!! wish she could be replicated!! never once did I feel rushed, she spent the time we needed with us!
Dr. Filipink and her ENTIRE staff - and I do mean ENTIRE staff - are absolutely amazing. I could not rate them higher. They are the best people in the world and truly really care about my son.
Very good... Leaves no stone unturned.
Dr. Filipink is an amazing physician. She was the first doctor who took my concerns regarding my son's development seriously and validated my feelings. From the very moment we met, I felt my son's care was in the best hands and she has made a huge impact on our life. Dr. Filipink has helped us get a diagnosis for my son and direct us to which specialists needed to treat his various needs. She's been a huge support to myself and my family raising a child with such severe disabilities. I feel very lucky to be connected to a provider who cares for her patients on such a personal level. She is a huge asset to the health system and should be recognized for it.
Children's Hospital is the best with our family
Dr was fabulous!! All her staff was so helpful and understanding! Made the visit pleasant and non stressful.
I highly recommend Dr. Filapink to friends. We always feel welcome and comfortable in her office.
Dr. Filipink was very thorough in her examination of my child and tried her best to make her feel comfortable and ease her fears. She seems knowledgeable about possible diagnosis and we feel comfortable that she will be able to figure out what the issue is with our child.
Dr Filipink is wonderful! We love the staff at CHP, they are always courteous, and quick to help with anything!
It was wonderful would recommend to anyone
Everything was explained in a way we could understand and glad to have a provider who takes the time to listen to our concerns and point us in the right direction
I have recommended Dr. Filapink to many friends and colleagues.
Dr Filipink is by far the most caring doctor we have seen at any facility.
Great overall experience
My Doctor is excellent and i will be her patient until the age of 26 which i understand is the max. I have the most respect for her.
Dr Filipink is wonderful with my son. She spends plenty of time with us and LISTENS to everything we say. She is always friendly and caring. Top-notch!!! She even gave him info on becoming a neurologist when he asked!
This was, by far, the best experience we have ever had at a doctor's office/clinic.
The Dr was very nice and professional I just wished she had explained what her diagnosis concerns actually meant.
I was impressed with how long she took with my daughter and that she answered all of my questions and made me feel reassured about her condition. She is a wonderful doctor!
My family had an extremely pleasant experience with Dr. Filipink. She was very knowledgable and very caring! Her attention to detail and the concern she showed for our child's health was very encouraging! She did not make us feel rushed through the visit and she answered all of our questions thoroughly!
This is the first time we met Dr. Filipink. Dr. Coffman had diagosed our son three years ago and we had not needed to come back to the office. Dr. Filipink was wonderful. I walked away knowing how often I should come back and also what I could do if there were any other issues. My only complaint is that she told us to come in 6 months to a year and there were no appointments closer to 6 months. We scheduled for 8 months. Can you clone her? Apparently she is in demand and given the care she provides, I am not surprised.
Overall good experience but would have liked a more definite diagnosis as opposed to being sent for further testing that will prolong an answer.
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