Emma McGowan, M.D. has been a staff physician at Medical Wellness Associates for over 11 years. She is a native of Western Pa. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from Gannon University. She earned her Medical Degree from Hahnemann University (now Drexel University) in Philadelphia in 1984. She completed her Internship and Residency in Medicine and Ophthalmology at St. Francis Medical Center in Pittsburgh.
She was in private practice and did clinical research in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. In 1991 she moved to the Washington D.C. area where she worked in the Public Health Service until 1998.
She returned home to Pittsburgh in 1998 and began working in multidisciplinary offices in Pittsburgh. In 2002, she joined the medical staff of Medical Wellness Associates, where she has been practicing Integrative Medicine, alongside Martin Gallagher, M.D., D.C.
Dr. McGowan received her Medical Acupuncture training at the prestigious Helms Medical Institute. She is a Certified Medical Acupuncturist in Pennsylvania. Dr. McGowan is a member of ACAM, and has expertise in the field of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT). She has combined Medical Acupuncture, HBOT, and IV Vitamin Therapy to help her patients recover from chronic health problems.
Dr. McGowan has received additional training in Integrative Medicine including BHRT (Bio Identical Hormone Replacement Therapies), and Regenerative Medicine, with particular emphasis on Prolotherapy, PRP, and Neuro Prolotherapy (NPT).
Dr. McGowan emphasizes the importance of treating the whole person. As such she also prescribes homeopathic remedies, and oral vitamin therapy to help her patients overcome chronic diseases.
Dr. McGowan and Dr. Gallagher work together as a medical team to use Integrative Medicine and state of the art therapies to help sick people get well and healthy people maintain their wellbeing.
EDUCATION & LICENSES
M.D., Medical Doctor, Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA
B.S., Bachelor of Science, Gannon University, Erie, PA
Medical Physician and Surgeon License, Pennsylvania
Certification in Medical Acupuncture, Pennsylvania