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Ohio's Premier Family Practice

Welcome to Family Practice Associates. Our physicians and staff want to provide a medical home for you and your family. The physicians of Family Practice Associates have over 100 years of combined experience in providing quality medical care to individuals of all ages since 1979. Dr. Terrance Simon, Dr. Eugene Pogorelec and Dr. Wayne Lutzke are family doctors concerned about your complete healthcare needs, including not only acute and chronic illnesses, but also preventative health measures and holistic care.

Family Practice Associates offers a variety of medical services such as x-rays and diagnostic ultrasounds, bone density testing, laboratory testing, physical therapy modalities, cardiovascular and pulmonary testing, and osteopathic treatments.

Our doctors treat many diseases and medical conditions. These include: diabetes; hypertension; thyroid conditions; asthma, bronchitis, and other breathing problems; heart irregularities; allergies; sinus infections and other ear, nose, and throat problems; stomach disorders; arthritis and other joint pains; low back pain; minor injuries; rashes and skin problems; depression, anxiety, and stress related conditions; as well as the surgical treatments of many skin disorders (moles, skin tags, warts, cysts, and others).

We hope you will explore our website further to find out how we may be able to help you and your family
with your health care needs. We are family doctors who care for you.

Our Physicians

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M Terrance Simon, DO

M Terrance Simon, DO

One of the founding partners of Family Practice Associates, Inc., Dr. Simon received his medical degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his post graduate family practice training at Doctor's Hospital of Stark County. A board certified family physician, he has been in practice since 1979 and remains active in local, state, and national medical organizations.

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Eugene D Pogorelec, DO

Eugene D Pogorelec, DO

Dr. Pogorelec is a board certified family physician and founding partner of Family Practice Associates, Inc. He received his medical degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. After completing his post graduate family practice training at Doctor's Hospital of Stark County, he began practice in 1979. Dedicated to his profession, Dr. Pogorelec is active in local, state, and national medical organizations.

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Wayne H Lutzke, DO

Dr Lutzke graduated in 1963 from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. After his internship, he practiced in Columbus, Ohio from 1964-1969.  Since 1969 he has practiced in Stark County and is certified in Family Practice.  Dedicated to his profession, Dr Lutzke joined Family Practice Associates in 1997.

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MARCH IS NATIONAL COLORECTAL CANCER
AWARENESS MONTH!

Risk factors for colorectal cancer include:
- Age 50 or older
- Smoking
- Overweight or obesity, esp. around the waist
- Eating a lot of red meat
- Family history of colorectal cancer or polyps
- Physically inactive
- Family history of inflammatory bowel disease, such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn's Disease

To see if you are at risk for colorectal cancer, visit your doctor to discuss the kinds of screenings available.

For more info. see: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov


MARCH 25, 2015 IS AMERICAN DIABETES ALERT DAY!
Diabetes Mellitus causes high blood glucose levels when the body has trouble producing or using insulin. The 2 types are DMI and DMII.
Symptoms of diabetes include:
TYPE 1:
- Frequent urination
- Unusual thirst
- Extreme hunger
- Unusual weight loss
- Extreme fatigue & irritability
TYPE 2:
- Any of type 1's symptoms
- Frequent infections
- Blurred vision
- Cuts/bruises that are slow to heal
- Hands/feet are tingly & numb
Visit your doctor if you are experiencing any of these symptoms!


Family Practice Associates
2300 Wales Avenue, N.W.
Massillon, OH 44646

Phone:
(330) 832-3188

Fax:
(330) 832-9936

Hours:
M-F. 8:00am - 6:00pm
Sa. Closed