Pinecrest Family Practice

Internists, Family Practitioners, Hospitalists

  • 3535 Pine Ave Erie, PA 16504-1743 (814) 454-3363

Doctors in Pinecrest Family Practice

  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 4 star hospital
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  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 4 star hospital
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  • 4 star hospital
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  • 3 star hospital
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Pinecrest Family Practice Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 6 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Pinecrest Family Practice when asked is excellent. Pinecrest Family Practice has been reviewed by 6 patients. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Pinecrest Family Practice as provided by patient reviews is 25 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Pinecrest Family Practice Summary


  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

Medical Schools Attended

  • University Of Alexandria
  • UPMC McKeesport
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • Saint Vincent Health Center
  • Hamot Medical Center
  • CHRISTUS St Michael Health System
  • Lewis-Gale Medical Center
  • Sparrow Ionia Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • Hindi


  • Internist
  • Family Practitioner
  • Hospitalist

Insurances Accepted

  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • United Healthcare

Information about Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment.

Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like Pinecrest Family Practice that specializes in family medicine.

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice:

  • Access to doctors from various disciplines for referrals and advice
  • Better coverage on weekends and off-hours
  • One-stop clinics for comprehensive care and testing


Pinecrest Family Practice Details

3 are board certified
1 is an award winner
24 minutes average wait time
2 are rated on
4 are male
4 average overall rating

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