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​Primary Care at UPMC Northwest

Having a primary care physician provides many benefits, including routine check-ups and ongoing care for chronic conditions with a physician who knows you and your medical history.

The primary care physicians affiliated with UPMC Northwest provide direct access to our services and specialties. To learn more, call 814-677-1463.

​Location Providers​
Clarion Community Medicine
22681 Route 68
Clarion, PA 16214
Randy Kreider, MD
Stephen J. Mitrosky, DO
David M. Zlotnicki, MD
Connie Hagan, CRNP
Cathy Keefer, CRNP
Emlenton Area Family Practice
516 Main St.
Emlenton, PA 16373
Joseph Gent, MD
Kathryn Best, PA-C
Franklin Community Medicine–UPMC
Pennwood Center, Suite 2D
464 Allegheny Blvd.
Franklin, PA 16323
​Peter Bendt, MD
Christopher MacDonald, DO
David P. McCandless, MD
Kathy McNutt, DO
Heather Balas, PA-C
Autumn Smith, CRNP​
Venango Internal Medicine Associates–UPMC
One Memorial Drive
Oil City, PA 16301
​Allison Dilks, MD
Stuart G. Shapiro, MD
Saiqua A. Waien, MD​​
Robert Wolbert, CRNP
Kasey Palmer, CRNP
​Chest Medicine Associates
3512 State Route 257
Seneca, PA 16346
William H. Fee, MD
Chad Lauer, CRNP​
Joanne Scanlon, CRNP

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For help in finding a doctor or health service that suits your needs, call the UPMC Referral Service at 412-647-UPMC (8762) or 1-800-533-UPMC (8762). Select option 1.

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