Glenn A. Bollard, MD

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:

Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine

Internship:

Akron City Hospital

Residency:

Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine

Fellowship:

American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)

Certification:

American Board of Forensic Examiners
American Board of Forensic Medicine
American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)

Description:

Dr. Glenn Bollard obtained his M.D. degree in 1983 from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine. He graduated from an affiliated residency in 1989, and worked for Kaiser Permanente as a surgical sub-specialist until 1995. He eventually transitioned into a full-time career in Emergency Medicine and became the Medical Director of a hospital based Emergency Department and President of their Physician group. Throughout his career, Dr. Bollard consistently received awards and commendations for the quality of his patient care, his prowess as an educator and acumen as an administrator.
Dr. Bollard has lectured abroad and provided medical support and training to governments, NGO’s, and private enterprises in Asia, Central America, North America, and West Africa. Most notably, he served in Liberia during the Ebola epidemic and worked for 5 years as a consultant in Montana. Dr. Bollard joined Northwest Physicians Associates in May of 2020.

 

Jennifer Merritt

Specialty:

Family Medicine

Practice Address:

1012 Water St., Meadville, PA 16335

Phone:

(814) 382-3100

Fax:

(814) 382-0872

Hours:

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

Medical School:

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania; South University

Internship:

N/A

Residency:

N/A

Fellowship:

N/A

Certification:

BLS; ACLS

Memberships:

N/A

Description:

Jennifer Merritt is a Family Medicine practitioner that started her career in Florida who joined Northwest Physicians Associates, P.C. in November 2019. She started out as an RN in 2008 and gained experience with all ages, and became a Nurse Practitioner in 2016. She holds a BLS as well as ACLS certification on top of her Nurse Practitioner license.

 

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.

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.

 

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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.

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.

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Candyce A. Lucian, DO

Specialty:

General Practice

Practice Address:

8508 State Highway 285 Conneaut Lake, PA 16316

Phone:

(814) 382 – 5703

Fax:

(814) 382 – 5707

Hours:

Monday – Wednesday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Medical School:

Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine – 1989

Internship:

Firelands Community Hospital

Residency:

N/A

Fellowship:

N/A

Certification:

N/A

Description:

Dr. Lucian has been a General Practice physician at Northwest Physicians Associates for over 10 years and is currently the Medical Director. She treats many patients with a wide range of sicknesses and injuries at her office in Conneaut Lake. Dr. Lucian is also a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association.

Dr. Peter Pless

Peter R. Pless, MD

Specialty:

Dermatology

Practice Address:

505 Poplar Street Meadville,  PA 16335

Phone:

(814) 333 – 5875

Fax:

(814) 333 – 5893

Hours:

Monday 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday through Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Medical School:

State University of New York Health Science Center – 1981

Internship:

Barnes Hospital / Washington University

Residency:

Barnes Hospital

Fellowship:

Barnes Hospital

Certification:

Board Certified in Dermatology & Internal Medicine

Description:

Dr. Pless is a board certified physician in internal medicine and dermatology. His practice is limited to only dermatology patients. He treats patients with diseases of the skin, hair and nails as well as treating skin cancer. His professional memberships include the American Academy of Dermatology, Cleveland Dermatology Society, the Pennsylvania Medical Society and the Crawford County Medical Society.

Dr. Dean Spencer

Dean W. Spencer, M.D.

Specialty:

Family Medicine

Practice Address:

1012 Water Street.  Meadville, PA 16335

Phone:

(814) 382-3100

Fax:

(814) 382-0872

Hours:

Monday-Friday 8am-4pm

Medical School:

Georgetown University School of Medicine – 1984

Internship:

N/A

Residency:

Akron City Hospital

Fellowship:

N/A

Certification:

Board Certified in Family Medicine

Description:

Dr. Spencer is a board certified physician in Family Medicine and has been with Northwest Physicians Associates since 1995. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians.