Our Doctors

The physicians at Family Practice Associates strive to maintain a principled and personal approach to family medicine while utilizing the skills necessary to provide you with state of the art care in a warm and caring environment. Please feel free to discuss any health-related questions or concerns you have with your doctor or a member of the clinical staff. We welcome your comments and questions.
Dr. Simon

Dr. M. Terrance Simon

Founding Physician

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.

State Licensure

  • State of Ohio Medical Board (1978)
  • Certified in Family Practice – A.O.B.F.P. (1988)

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • 8th District Academy of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine Alumni Association
  • Ohio Osteopathic Association

Medical Facility Affiliations

Aultman Hospital (Active Staff Priviliges)
2600 Sixth Street, S.W.
Canton, Ohio 44710
Telephone Number (330) 452-9911

Mercy Medical Center (Courtesy Staff Privileges)
1320 Mercy Drive, N.W.
Canton, Ohio 44708
Telephone Number (330) 489-1000

Teaching Experience

Adjunct Clinical Facility
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Grosvenor Hall
Athens, Ohio 45701
Telephone Number (740) 593-5200

Adjunct Clinical Facility
A.T. Still University
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Kirksville, Missouri 63501
Telephone Number (660) 626-2121

Education

Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (1968-1972)
800 West Jeffersen Street
Kirksville, Missouri 63501
Telephone Number (660) 626-2121
Degree: Doctor of Osteopathy

Washington & Jefferson College (1968-1972)
60 South Lincoln Street
Washington, Pennsylvania 15301
Telephone Number (724) 223-6010
Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Biology/Pre-Medicine

Dr. Pogorelec

Dr. Eugene Pogorelec

Founding Physician

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.

State Licensure

  • State of Tennessee Medical Board (1978)
  • State of Ohio Medical Board – Reciprocity (1978)

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • 8th District Academy of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine Alumni Association
  • Ohio Osteopathic Association

Medical Facility Affiliations

Altercare of Navarre (Medical Director and Staff Physicians)
517 Park Street
Navarre, Ohio 44662
Telephone Number (330) 879-2765

Aultman Hospital (Active Staff Priviliges)
2600 Sixth Street, S.W.
Canton, Ohio 44710
Telephone Number (330) 452-9911

Western Reserve Hospital (Courtesy Staff Privileges)
1900 23rd Street
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44223
Telephone Number (330) 971-7000

Mercy Medical Center (Courtesy Staff Privileges)
1320 Mercy Drive, N.W.
Canton, Ohio 44708
Telephone Number (330) 489-1000

Altercare of Nobles Pond, Inc.
7006 Fulton Drive N.W.
Canton, Ohio 44718
Telephone Number (330) 834-4800

Teaching Experience

Adjunct Clinical Facility
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Grosvenor Hall
Athens, Ohio 45701
Telephone Number (740) 593-5200

Adjunct Clinical Faculty
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (Present)
800 West Jefferson Street
Kirksville, Missouri 63501
Telephone Number (660) 626-2121

Education

Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (1968-1972)
800 West Jeffersen Street
Kirksville, Missouri 63501
Telephone Number (660) 626-2121
Degree: Doctor of Osteopathy

Marietta College (1971-1974)
215 Fifth Street
Marietta, Ohio 45750
Telephone Number (740) 376-4643

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Jeff Hershberger, CNP

Certified Nurse Practitioner

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Over 100 Years of Experience

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. Let our passion for healthcare benefit you.

Physicians that Care

Our doctors spend the time and energy to understand you. Love and respect for our patients is a philosophical difference that sets us apart from others. Our patients are part of our family.

The DO Standard

Osteopathic medicine sets itself apart by providing personalized health care for the whole person. This holistic approach to treating patients is about long term health and happiness.