Janet Kaercher

Specialty:

Family Medicine

Practice Address:

1263 Elk St. Franklin, PA 16323

Phone:

(814) 437-3674

Fax:

(814) 437-3677

Hours:

1263 Elk St, Franklin:
Monday-Friday 8:00AM-4:00PM

Medical School:

DeSales University School of Nursing

Internship:

N/A

Residency:

Fellowship:

Certification:

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Memberships:

American Association of Critical Care Nurses
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Description:

Janet Kaercher is a Family Medicine provider from Arizona, who joined Northwest Physicians Associates, P.C. in September 2019. Janet started out as an RN in 1994, and became a CRNP in 2016. She received certification from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

 

Ahmad Al-Turk

Specialty:

Podiatrist

Practice Address:

1012 Water St, Meadville, PA 16335

Phone:

(814) 333-4716

Fax:

(814) 333-4717

Hours:

1012 Water St., Meadville:
Monday-Thursday 8:00AM-4:00PM
Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM

Medical School:

Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine

Internship:

N/A

Residency:

Larkin Community Hospital

Fellowship:

N/A

Certification:

American Board Of Podiatric Medicine-Board Qualified Physician
Licensed Podiatric Medical Physician in the state of Pennsylvania
Licensed Podiatric Medical Physician in state of Florida
National Board of Podiatric Examiners Part 1
National Board of Podiatric Examiners Part 2
National Board of Podiatric Examiners Part 3
BLS for Healthcare Providers program CPR/AED
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support program
American College of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer

Memberships:

American Podiatric Medical Association

Description:

Dr. Ahmad Al-Turk is a Podiatrist from Ohio, who joined Northwest Physicians Associates, P.C. in August 2018. Dr Al-Turk received his medical degree from Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine, and completed his residency and surgical training in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery at Larkin Community Hospital and Cleveland Clinic Florida.

 

Charles P. Cole, MD

Specialty:

Internal Medicine

Practice Address:

1012 Water St, Meadville, PA 16335

Phone:

(814) 333-4714

Fax:

(814) 333-4715

Hours:

1012 Water St., Meadville:
Monday-Wednesday: 9am to 4:30pm
Thursday: 9am to 1:30pm
Friday: 9am to 3:30pm

 

Medical School:

University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine

Internship:

N/A

Residency:

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center/Permian Basin

Fellowship:

N/A

Certification:

N/A

Memberships:

American College of Physicians
American Medical Association
National Association of Doctors

Description:

Dr. Charles P. Cole is an Internal Medicine provider from Texas, who joined Northwest Physicians Associates, P.C. in November 2017.  Dr. Cole received his medical degree from the University of Texas, Medical Branch School of Medicine, and completed his residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center/Permian Basin.

Karandeep Maur, MD

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Practice Address:

1012 Water St, Meadville, PA 16335

Phone:

(814) 336-6157

Fax:

(814) 336-6158

Hours:

Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm

Medical School:

St. Matthews University School of Medicine

Internship:

N/A

Residency:

Louisiana State University of Medicine in Shreveport

Fellowship:

Louisiana State University of Medicine in Shreveport

Certification:

Internal Medicine

Memberships:

American College of Physicians
American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy
American Gastroenterological Association

Description:

Dr. Karandeep Maur, is a Gastroenterologist who has joined us from Louisiana, where he recently completed his fellowship.  He is located at the Meadville Office alongside Dr Nitin Patel.

Heather McKeel, CRNP

Specialty:

Family Health

Practice Address:

1263 Elk St, Franklin, PA 16323

Phone:

(814) 437-3674

Fax:

(814) 437-3677

Hours:

Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. – Noon

Education:

Carlow University

Certification:

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Description:

Heather McKeel is a Nurse Practitioner who works at the Franklin office location.  She is board-certified and has years of experience, which makes her a vital member of our Practice.

 

Tejpreet S. Lamba, MD

Specialty:

Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine

Practice Address:

751 Liberty Street, 2nd Floor, Meadville, PA 16335

Phone:

(814) 333-5691

Fax:

(814) 333-7093

Hours:

Monday through Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm

Medical School:

Government Medical College, Chandigarh, India

Internship:

Government Medical College, Chandigarh, India

Residency:

Allegheny General Hospital/Western Pennsylvania Hospital

Fellowship:

Allegheny Health Network/Allegheny General Hospital

Certification:

American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine
ECFG Board Certified

Memberships:

N/A

Description:

Dr. Tejpreet S. Lamba is a Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine physician who joined Northwest Physicians Associates, P.C. In August 2016. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine. He has experience and interest in pulmonary physiology, cardiopulmonary exercise testing, critical care ultrasonography, and advanced bronchoscopy including EBUS, Navigational bronchoscopy, and/or brachytherapy catheters. Dr. Lamba places a strong emphasis on providing top notch patient care.

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Maryann Lukowich, CRNP

Specialty:

Certified Registered Nurse Practioner, Family Practice

Practice Address:

104 East Adams Street
PO Box 677
Cochranton, PA 16314

Phone:

814-425-2981

Fax:

814-425-3433

Hours:

Monday through Thursday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Friday 8:00am – 12:00pm

Medical School:

MSN-Family Nurse Practioner, Edinboro
Clarion/Slippery Rock Universities
BSN-Edinboro University

Internship:

N/A

Residency:

N/A

Fellowship:

N/A

Memberships:

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners
Northwestern Pennsylvania Nurse Practitioners Association
Pennsylvania State Education Association
National Education Association
Pennsylvania School Nurse Association

Description:

Maryann Lukowich is a Certified Nurse Practitioner who joined Northwest Physicians Associates in February 2016. She has extensive experience in the primary care setting. She sees pediatric patients from birth, as well as adolescents and adults of all ages. She manages wellness, preventative health care, acute illnesses, and chronic diseases.

Jason Schweichler, DO

Specialty:

Family Medicine

Practice Address:

1012 Water st., Meadville, PA 16335

Phone:

(814) 333-4710

Fax:

(814) 333-1025

Hours:

1012 Water St., Meadville:

Monday 8:30 AM – 4 PM

Wednesday 8:30 AM – Noon

Friday 8:30 AM – 1 PM

 

104 E Adams St., Cochranton:

Tuesday & Thursday 9 AM – 4 PM

Education:

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Internship:

Clarion Hospital

Residency:

Clarion Hospital

Fellowship:

N/A

Certification:

Board Certified in Family Medicine

Description:

Dr. Schweichler started with NPA on June 1st, 2014. He is Board Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians. He received his medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his internship and residency at Clarion Hospital.

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Nitin A. Patel, MD

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Practice Address:

1012 Water Street Meadville, PA 16335

Phone:

(814) 336 – 6157

Fax:

(814) 336 – 6158

Hours:

Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Medical School:

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Internship:

Boston Medical Center

Residency:

Boston Medical Center

Fellowship:

University Hospital

Certification:

Board Certified in Gastroenterology & Internal Medicine

Description:

Dr. Patel joined Northwest Physician Associates in 2011 after completing his residency in Gastroenterology at University Hospital in New Jersey.  He is currently board certified in Internal Medicine and is a member of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American College of Gastroenterology and the American Medical Association.  Dr. Patel’s practice is limited to Gastroenterology and is available to treat ailments of the stomach, liver, pancreas and gastrointestinal tract.

Julie S. Knapka, CRNP

Specialty:

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner, Endocrinology

Practice Address:

1012 Water Street Meadville, PA 16335

Phone:

(814) 337 – 8532

Fax:

(814) 333 – 1025

Hours:

Tuesday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Medical School:

Edinboro University – 2001

Internship:

N/A

Residency:

N/A

Fellowship:

N/A

Certification:

American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission of Certification

Description:

Julie Knapka joined Northwest Physicians Associates, P.C. in 2004 as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner. Julie is board-certified, and specializes in endocrine health concerns and diabetes treatment. She is also a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.