Premier Medical Associates' Joseph Pasquino Awarded Podiatrist of the Year

June 22, 2016 [Pittsburgh, PA] –- In March of this year, Premier Medical Associates’ physician, Joseph Pasquino, was awarded Podiatrist of the Year by the Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association. The award is the Association’s highest honor and is designated by one’s own peers. The Podiatrist of the Year award is bestowed upon those who best exemplify the exceptional professional and personal values recognized by the PPMA.

Dr. Pasquino is very active as a leader and advocate within the field of Podiatry. He is currently a Diplomate of the American Board of Lower Extremity Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Professional Wound Care Association. In addition to many leadership positions he has held with the Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association, Dr. Pasquino is very active in other leadership and educational roles with both the Temple School of Podiatric Medicine and the Goldfarb Foundation. Dr. Pasquino joined the Premier Medical Associates team of physicians in October 2015.

Premier CEO Mark DeRubeis commented, "Joe Pasquino is a valuable and committed doctor whose patients benefit from his expertise and attentiveness. His ability to be such an active leader in his industry and field takes a great commitment beyond patient care, and we praise him for those efforts and recognition."

About Premier Medical Associates

With a focus on building better care, Premier Medical Associates is the largest multi-specialty practice in the Greater Pittsburgh area that reaches the lives of more than 100,000 patients with access to one hundred and four providers and twenty-three specialties. In a healthcare environment of constant change, the physicians at Premier Medical Associates are committed to preventative care and creating value for every dollar a patient spends on healthcare.

Premier’s goal is to build a close, long-term relationship between patient and physician that will reduce unnecessary hospital admissions and lead to healthier lives.

Formed in 1993, Premier Medical Associates has a team of one hundred and four healthcare providers in ten convenient locations offering specialties that include: Allergy & Immunology, Behavioral Health, Cardiology & Electrophysiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, General & Breast Surgery, Hospitalists, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Laboratory Services, Neurology, Ophthalmology & Optometry, Pain Management, Pediatrics, Podiatry & Foot and Ankle Surgery, Pulmonology, Radiology, Rheumatology and Sleep Medicine. For more information about our philosophy of healthcare, team of physicians and locations, please go to www.premiermedicalassociates.com or call 412-457-0060.