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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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AUGUST IS NATIONAL BREASTFEEDING MONTH!

All new mothers are told breast is best! Why is it best? The early milk produced called colostrum, contains all the nutrients and antibodies the infant needs. As days go by, the colostrum turns into mature milk. Breast milk has benefits in fighting diseases in babies, such as asthma, obesity, and type 2 Diabetes. It also lowers mom's risk for diabetes and certain cancers. It is also easier to digest than cow's milk. It can also save you a lot of money by not needing formula. 

Consult your doctor to get more info. about breastfeeding.  You can also visit these websites: www.womenhealth.gov

La Leche League at : www.llli.org/                   



BACK-TO-SCHOOL PHYSICAL TIME!

It's that time of year again! Schedule your child's back-to-school physical today! Other types of exams needed for school may include any sports-related physical and cheerleading.
Please bring all forms needing completion to the exam. The doctor will check all the body systems. If needed he will check hearing and vision also.  They will also update the child's age, height, weight, and blood pressure, and if any immunizations are needed.

Don't wait until the last minute! Call us today for an appointment!

(330) 832- 3188


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