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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
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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: 45
Dr. Filipink is the best of the best. I just wish there wasn't an 11 month wait for appointments with her.
my provider was fabulous! she was sensitive, kind, and very knowledgeable!
Dr. Filipink was great.
Dr Filipink is very difficult to get a timely appointment with. I usually wait 9 months for a appointment. She was able to squeeze us in for a more urgent appointment which we appreciated. She also took the time to visit with us without feeling rushed.
Dr. Filipink is amazing with my son & always available when i need her advice.
I believe Dr Fillapink is doing her best trying to figure out my child's disgnosis
Dr. Filipink is wonderful. Very nice, knowledgeable doctor.
Dr. Filipink was EXCELLENT. She spent enough time with my son, she interacted with him, I could tell that she cared, and she was enthusiastic and thoughtful. I highly recommend her. I'm grateful that my son had the opportunity to meet with her.
dr filipink was absolutely amazing!!! she totally understood what my daughter was going through and was extremely thorough with her explanations!!!! thank you!!!
First time meeting this doctor and we loved her. She really understood our concerns and took time talking to us.
She was so patient about our questions and gave detailed information for all of them.
Dr. Filipink was the most kind and thorough physician we have seen regarding my daughter's condition.
Dr. Filipink spent nearly two hours with my child, evaluating and getting to know him. She was thorough and knowledgeable, and she explained things in a way that was easy to understand.
Dr. Robyn Filipink is an excellent doctor, so glad my girls have her. I would not want anyone else handling their care
We waited in the room for an hour before seeing her, but she was very thorough and did not rush. I appreciated that.
we love Dr.Filipink. she's the best!
We waited ALMOST TWO HOURS for our appointment.
dr Filipink is so down to earth and easy to talk to! she's a great doctor and resource for us in regard to our son
I love Dr. Filipink! I'd recommend her to anyone looking for a pediatric neurologist. Having her as our daughter's doctor is well worth the hour and a half drive.
I know it is difficult to control but we waited for over an hour to see the doctor and part of that time was spent in a small room for 30 minutes with a 1 year old. I would have preferred to stay in the waiting room until the doctor was Available.
this was our first visit with dr Filipink since my sons neuro left the practice. she was absolutely amazing. she reviewed all my sons medical history in advance and was already up to speed before she entered the room. she spent so much time with us and was kind and explained everything to us. I feel very fortunate that she is the one taking over my sons care. he is in very capable hands with her and I would recommend her to anyone looking for the best neuro out there.
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.
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