Premier Medical Associates Physicians Named “Best Doctors” by Pittsburgh Magazine

PITTSBURGH, PA, April 10, 2012– Premier Medical Associates announced that three physicians from the practice have been selected among Pittsburgh Magazine’s ranking of “2011-2012 Best Doctors in America®”. Dr. Robert Beasley, Dr. Francis Colangelo and Dr. Jeffrey Ubinger were selected by their peers and will be included in the May 2012 Best Doctors issue.

Robert D. Beasley, M.D.,was selected for his work as an Osteopathic Physician. He has been working in the Penn Hills community for more than 20 years. Dr. Beasley has been in Family practice since 1989, and with Premier Medical Associates since 2001. In addition to his medical work, Dr Beasley volunteers as medical director for Sheep Healthcare Inc., a free clinic located at the Monroeville Assembly of God church in Monroeville. He also recently climbed Mt Kilimanjaro to raise funds for WorldServe, an organization to provide water wells to needy African nations.

Francis R. Colangelo, M.D., FACP, is being honored for his work in Internal Medicine. Dr. Colangelo gained his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College, and trained in Internal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. He has been with Premier Medical Associates since 1987. Dr. Colangelo leads quality improvement initiatives focused on providing the highest quality care for Premier patients.  As a Premier Medical Associate’s internal medicine physician, Dr. Colangelo is often his patient's primary care physician and emphasizes on disease prevention and wellness.

Jeffrey P. Ubinger, M.D., was chosen for his work in Pediatric Medicine. He works at Premier Medical Associate’s Penn Crossing and Penn Hills offices. Dr. Ubinger gained his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh Medical School, and has been with Premier Medical Associates since 1990. His work include includes pediatric preventative care as well as diagnosis and treatment of disorders and diseases.

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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. 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 over sixty physicians in ten convenient locations offering specialties that include: asthma/allergy/immunology, behavioral health, cardiology, family medicine, gastroenterology, general and breast surgery, hospitalists, internal medicine, neurology, pediatrics, podiatry, psychiatry, radiology and sleep medicine.  For more information about our philosophy of healthcare, team of physicians and locations, please go to or call 412-457-0060.