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Family Practice
PCP (Primary Care Physician)

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
349 Patient
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Pinecrest Family Practice
3535 Pine Ave.
Erie, PA 16504
Office Phone:
(814) 454-3363


Family Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine


DO, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

UPMC Hamot Medical Center,
Erie, PA

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August 29, 2017

everyone is always great

August 09, 2017

All went well this visit.

July 31, 2017

I have never had a bad experience with this doctor

July 19, 2017

The whole staff and my Doctor were very helpful and patient with me. I did not want to follow their first plan for my care so I asked them to search for an alternative, they did that and responded back to me within 2 days. After that we sat down, the Doctor and I and talked about what I could do, and he gave me a month to see if that would work. The appointment on the 19th was my return check up, and their alternate solution had worked and I did not need to take permanent medication. I am very pleased with my Doctor and his office.

July 19, 2017

I have only had positive experiences with this care provider and staff.

July 17, 2017


July 07, 2017

they are always kind and friendly and professional

July 03, 2017


June 30, 2017

Unbelievable how quickly Dr. Johnston & his staff got me in to see a specialist for the problem I had - within a week. The care I got at the visit and in follow up with the allergist was the best I could have asked for.

June 28, 2017

My physician , Dr Craig Johnston called me personally to make sure my visit covered all of my health concerns prior to my visit. What a wonderful committed physician he is!