The Pricelessness of Primary Care

When NEOMED alumnus Gary Pinta, M.D. (’94), talks about his practice, he first stresses a “passion for primary care.”

Dr. Pinta is president of Pioneer Physicians Network, a network of independent physician practices located in the Greater Akron/Canton area.

“Trying to get people to understand the value of primary care was a big push with NEOMED when I was a medical student,” Dr. Pinta said. “Not all students were sold on it. But many of us believed in it and embarked on a journey. We wanted to foster that relationship, that long-term friendship between a primary care doctor and their patient.”

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