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Family Practice
PCP (Primary Care Physician)

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
340 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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June 25, 2018

All good.

June 19, 2018

pinecrest is a great office lori is a wonderful nurse caring craig is a blessing been through alot with him over the years will really miss him when he retires go steelers

June 08, 2018

Dr. Johnston has done a good job over the years I have been seeing him. He mentioned he is retiring this year.

June 07, 2018

I have been his patient for over 25 years and very satisfied with him. Always recommends specialist when needed.

June 06, 2018

I appreciate the health care that my PCP has provided.

May 25, 2018

Dr.Johnston is a great doctor.

May 25, 2018

always friendly and always caring

May 24, 2018

Dr. Johnston is a great PCP.

May 15, 2018

Very good but sorry to hear that he is retiring

May 08, 2018

honestly, I couldn't ask for a better Dr. than Dr Johnston.