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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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NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL ALZHEIMER'S AWARENESS MONTH!

What is Alzheimer's? Alzheimer's is a form of dementia causing problems with behavior, memory, & thinking. It is the 6th leading cause of death in the US, affecting more than 5 million people. Some warning signs of Alzheimer's may include:
- Disruptive memory loss
- Problem solving & planning challenges
- Difficulty with familiar tasks
- Time or place confusion
- Difficulty in speaking or writing words
- Work or social activities withdrawal
There are other signs also.
If you or a loved one may be showing some signs of Alzheimer's, see your doctor for an evaluation.
For more info. see: www.alz.org


TIPS FOR HEALTHY HOLIDAY EATING!

The holiday season is fast approaching! Follow these tips for eating healthy meals:

- Plan time for exercise, even if it's 10-15 minute walks.
- Don't skip meals. Eat a light snack before a party.
- Eat until your satisfied, not stuffed.
- Decrease your intake of alcohol and sugary drinks.
- Prepare dishes using skim milk, nonfat yogurt,  and egg whites. Use more fruits, vegetables, and spices as a substitute.
- Bring your own healthy dish!


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