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Neurodevelopmental DisabilitiesNeurology with Special Qualification in Child NeurologyPediatrics
MD, SUNY at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Buffalo, NY
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA
UPMC HamotUPMC Children's Hospital of PittsburghUPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
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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: 69
dr filipink is an excellent doctor. very thorough and she cares. i recommended people to her all the time
The provider goes above and beyond the call of duty to see that the child has every possible resources and help available to them and she also makes sure that the parents needs are met meaning making sure that mom or dad has help dealing with whatever situation they are dealing with concerning the child making sure that the parent is not to overwhelm with things.
Was an excellent visit as always and got the answers and help needed for my child
Dr. Filipink is a wonderful, and careful doctor. I could not ask for more out of a provider for my child.
Dr. Filipink is a great doctor. She spent a lot of time with my daughter and took my concerns seriously. My daughter loved her and didn't want to leave the appointment! Dr. Filipink also helped me understand what she suspected as well as coming up with a thorough plan of testing.
I remain very pleased with Dr. Filipink and the care she provides to my son. She makes him feel comfortable and always addresses all my concerns and questions.
the entire team at CDU is amazing! Dr. Filipink is amazing! we feel very blessed to have her caring for our child.
she was very knowledgeable
caring and was helpful answering questions
dr filipink has always treated my daughter and i with respect and has always seemed like she really cares about my child
we are so grateful for Dr Filipink's care and direction. Excellent provider.
Dr. Filipink was amazing with my child. Her level of interaction was over the top and on point! My girl enjoyed her appointment.
Dr. Filipink was amazing. We felt she provided us not only with good solutions to our son's mental health needs, but gave us options. No one has ever given us options. She took the time to walk through each medication with us and explain long-term effects of each one.
my child has been seen by Dr. Filipink for 5 years now and I won't let her see anyone else she knows my child and does everything to make her condition manageable. She is a great doctor!!
Dr.Filipink is great and works with you till the end!
Dr. Filipink was very kind and had a great bedside manner. She seemed very knowledgeable and I was pleased that she sent my son on to another Dr because she was not sure about some of the MRI pictures.
good communication, thorough job of looking at past history and symptoms
shes excellent with my son every visit, very caring and understanding
We usually have a good experience with this provider.
Dr Filipink and her staff are fantastic. she made our almost two year old very comfortable.
Great visit. Dr. Filipink was extremely thorough and thoughtful in her evaluation. I felt like we worked together as a team to ultimately agree on the best next steps for my child.
A fantastic doctor. I would not take him anywhere else
the doctor was extremely thorough
good to speak with a specialist in Fragile X
I was very pleased that I did not have to wait for my daughter's appointment.
Very "down-to-earth" and easy-going. takes time to listen. she is a very good doctor
I was so pleased with the knowledge and compassion that the dr showed.
Dr Filipink is the most caring doctor we see. We're educated parents, and she treats us as such. It's appreciated.
Dr. Filipink and everyone in the neurology department are wonderful. Every experience has left my son and I feeling more at ease and on the path to better health for him.
always a pleasure coming to this office. My child is always excited to see Dr. Filipink
She was very kind and pleasant and has a great disposition in helping and making the patient feel comfortable.
Dr Filipink is unlike any other doctor we have ever encountered. She remembers us when we come in, even though we only see her twice a year, she remembers small details, she doesn't make you feel like your child is just another patient to see. She takes her time and answers any questions you may have. We are so grateful to have found her two years ago.
the wait time to see provider was more than an hour past appointment time.
Dr. Filipink is always great with my girls from the way she talks and interacts with them, to them to how she talks with me.
We absolutely love Dr. Filipink. I recommend her to anyone i know that needs her services. She is very thorough and very helpful. Always answers all questions.
Dr. Filipink was excellent!
EXCELLENT provider - she listens and cares.
shes the best, was so happy to see how much time she gave us.
Dr Filipink always takes ample time with my child and listens to our concerns
Dr. Filpink is amazing and her staff it wonderful! We got there early and they were able to take him early and also kept our surprise that we plan for our son. She has always treated our son and us with respect and always listen to our concerns we have and does her best to help us!!
Dr. Filipink was absolutely amazing. She was gracious, patient, encouraging, and had a wonderful sense of humor. My son and I couldn't have been more pleased with the the appointment. It was everything we had hoped for and more!! Thank you so much.
The provider was good and apologized for being late.
the only complaint is Dr Filapink is so amazing you gotta wait a year to get In to see her
We really like Dr. Filipink. Worth the drive to Oakland
Robyn was truly a blessing!!!
Dr. Filipink was very thorough, respectful and kind. I was very happy she spoke English!
this provider was one of the best I have ever encountered. she took the time to let my son adjust and really seemed to care.
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.
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