2008-10-23 / Local & State

Bedford OB/GYN Associates Adds New Physician

Robert J. Shalowitz, M.D., has joined the Bedford OB/GYN Associates - UPMC practice to provide comprehensive obstetric and gynecological services to area women. He earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Maryland, College Park, Md., and completed his residency at York Hospital, York, Pa.

Shalowitz comes to Bedford after serving at OB/GYN practices in Millersburg and Akron, Ohio. While in the Akron area he was on the teaching staff of Akron General Medical Center and helped teach more than 100 future OB/GYNs. In that role he was awarded the prestigious resident teaching awards in 1982 and again in 2005. He is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. Shalowitz has a special interest in the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in post-menopausal women. He welcomes the opportunity to speak at various community group meetings and events on the topic of osteoporosis or other women's health related issues.

Shalowitz is excited to be in the Bedford area. "I look forward to being much closer to my family in the Baltimore-Washington area and to getting to know my new 'medical family' at the UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital, along with learning to know the area." He lives in Bedford with his wife, who is a registered nurse. They have a son and a daughter.

Shalowitz joins Robin Torres, M.D., Ralph Aldinger, D.O., and Jill Linton, Certified Nurse Mid-wife at Bedford OB/GYN Associates - UPMC, 195 Memorial Dr., Everett, PA. To schedule an appointment, phone 814 623-9712.

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