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PediatricsNeurodevelopmental DisabilitiesNeurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
MD, SUNY at Buffalo Buffalo, NY
University of Pittsburgh Medical School Pittsburgh, PA University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMCChildren's Hospital of Pittsburgh 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: 28
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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