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Children’s Community Pediatrics Expands to Altoona, Pa.

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 1, 2013 Children’s Community Pediatrics (CCP) is expanding its pediatric network to Altoona, Pa. Blair Medical Pediatrics, an affiliate of UPMC Altoona, will join the CCP network and open its first location in the area. The practice now will be known as CCP – Altoona.

Blair Medical Pediatrics is a premier multi-specialty group practice serving the population of Blair and surrounding counties since 1972. Blair Medical Pediatrics’ team of physicians and health care professionals is dedicated to providing high-quality, cost-effective pediatric primary care. “

By joining CCP, CCP – Altoona becomes part of the largest pediatric and adolescent care network in western Pennsylvania. With more than 120 board-certified pediatricians in more than 30 pediatric locations across Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler, Erie, Fayette, Indiana, Mercer, Washington and Westmoreland counties, CCP provides pediatric care to more than 170,000 patients annually.

"CCP is pleased to expand our network to Altoona,” said Kathy Guatteri, president of CCP. “By partnering with CCP and through our relationship with Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, CCP – Altoona will be afforded continual access to the latest medical information and the most advanced technologies, which will enhance the health and well-being of the children and families they serve.”

CCP – Altoona will continue to see patients at its current location. Office hours, as well as the pediatric providers, will remain the same. New patients currently are being accepted.

Location and Contact Information:

CCP – Altoona
Station Medical Center
1414 Ninth Avenue Altoona, Pa. 16602

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