Dear Valued Patients,

We have an important update to share regarding the recent closure of our Franklin office. As of 09/08/2023, our Franklin office location has officially closed its doors. We understand that this change may come as unexpected news to some of you, and we are committed to ensuring a seamless transition for your healthcare needs.

The good news is that we have already arranged for alternative care options with other providers within our network. These providers are ready to step in and continue delivering the high-quality care you deserve.

If you were a patient at our Franklin office and wish to schedule your next appointment with one of our alternative providers, we are here to assist you. Simply call our main office at 814-333-2001, and our dedicated staff will guide you through the process. Your healthcare continuity is our top priority, and we want to make sure you experience minimal disruption.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused by the closure of the Franklin office and appreciate your understanding during this transition. We remain committed to delivering the same exceptional level of care you have come to expect from us, and we are excited about this new chapter in your healthcare journey.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions or concerns regarding the closure or scheduling your next appointment. We are here to support you every step of the way.

Thank you for entrusting us with your healthcare, and we look forward to serving you at our alternative locations.

Dr. Kevin Hsu, DPM, is our newest podiatric clinician and surgeon, dedicated to delivering exceptional patient care. With a background in wound care, diabetic limb salvage, sports medicine, and trauma management, Dr. Hsu brings valuable expertise to our practice.

He completed his Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency at St. Mary’s and Elizabeth Medical Center, Chicago, specializing in Reconstructive Rear Foot/Ankle Surgery. As Chief Resident, he demonstrated strong leadership skills and proficiency in medical systems like Epic, PracticeFusion, and Athena.

Dr. Hsu is a graduate of the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, holding a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from Lake Forest College. He is certified in BLS/ACLS, and his commitment to service is evident through numerous honors and awards.

His research experience includes work at Edward Hines, Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital in the Neuroplasticity Lab.

Dr. Hsu is an active member of professional organizations such as the American Podiatric Medical Association and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Beyond his medical career, he gained experience in graphic design and accounting. Dr. Hsu is also known for his dedication to volunteer work, spanning various organizations and causes.

In addition to English, Dr. Hsu is conversational in Chinese and has a working knowledge of Spanish.

Outside of his profession, he enjoys playing the piano, fishing, wood-working, and basketball.

We are excited to have Dr. Kevin Hsu, DPM, on our team and look forward to the positive impact he will make on our patient care.

Welcome, Dr. Hsu!

We are pleased to introduce Makayla Heisey, an experienced nurse practitioner who recently graduated from Clarion and Edinboro Universities. Makayla has successfully passed her AANP board exam and holds licensure from the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.

With a Master of Science in Nursing, specializing in Family Nurse Practitioner, Makayla is ready to provide exceptional care to patients within our community. She is dedicated to delivering quality healthcare and is excited to join our team of dedicated providers.

Makayla’s clinical experience includes working at various healthcare facilities, such as the Crawford County VA Clinic, Meadville Community Health Clinic, Steward Women’s Health Center, Laurel Pediatric Associates, Vernon Express Care, and Decker Family Medicine. These experiences have equipped her with a diverse range of skills in primary care, women’s health, pediatrics, and urgent care.

In addition to her clinical expertise, Makayla has also gained valuable experience as an Emergency Room Registered Nurse at Meadville Medical Center. She has worked collaboratively with providers and nursing staff in a fast-paced emergency department, demonstrating her ability to provide timely and efficient care. Makayla has also served as a preceptor for registered nurses and students in the field, showcasing her commitment to mentorship and professional development.

Makayla holds current licensure as a Family Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse in Pennsylvania. She is also certified in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, Basic Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Furthermore, she is an active member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

We are thrilled to have Makayla join our team, bringing her expertise, dedication, and passion for healthcare. Her commitment to providing excellent patient care aligns perfectly with our mission. Please join us in welcoming Makayla Heisey to Northwest Physician Associates as our new part-time Nurse Practitioner.

If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment with Makayla, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We look forward to serving you and your family with the highest quality healthcare.

Best regards, Northwest Physician Associates

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