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Health Services

The Resource Center offers a variety of primary medical care, dental care and health-related services, all of which are available to the entire community. The Primary Care Clinic, located in Jamestown, features board-certified physicians with expertise in treating people with complex health issues. Dental Clinics, located in Dunkirk and Jamestown, provide quality dental care, particularly those unable to access dental services elsewhere. The agency’s Diagnostic & Treatment Clinics, located in Jamestown and Dunkirk, offer audiology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, podiatry, and speech/language therapy.

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Primary Care

More than 13,000 people utilize The Resource Center's Diagnostic and Treatment Centers for their health care needs. Our Health Services Office, located at 890 East Second Street in Jamestown, provides a comprehensve level of care to people of all ages. People from all walks of life count on the experienced medical staff at TRC's Health Services Office. We are able to bill most insurances, and we are one of the few medical practices in the area that accepts Medicaid. Our accreditation as a Level 3 Person Centered Medical Home is recognition of the high-quality services that The Resource Center provides, and it means we will give you the best care possible while making sure you have a clear understanding of YOUR personal health.

Jamestown Location & Staff

Address:

The Resource Center
Primary Care
890 East Second Street
Jamestown, New York 14701
(716) 661-1447

Medical Providers:

  • Mumtaz Karimi, M.D.
    Mumtaz Karimi, M.D.
  • Adnan Munir, M.D.
    Adnan Munir, M.D.
  • Thomas Putnam, M.D.
    Thomas Putnam, M.D.
    Read Putnam Bio

Dental Services

With offices in Dunkirk and Jamestown, The Resource Center's Dental Services are ready to provide you with high-quality dental care. We ensure the dental care of people of all ages, and we specialize in treating children. We are able to bill most insurances, and we are one of the few dental practices in the area that accepts Medicaid - and we're the only practice that accepts Medicaid for pediatric patients.

Jamestown Location & Staff

Address:

The Resource Center
Health-Related Services
890 E. 2nd Street
Jamestown, New York 14701
(716) 661-1541

Dental Provider:

Anne Shear, DDS
Douglas Larson, DDS
Amie McCarthy, DDS

Jamestown Location & Staff

Address:

The Resource Center
Health-Related Services
314 Central Avenue
Dunkirk, NY 14048
(716) 366-1661

Dental Provider:

John Vona, DDS

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy assists people in developing the “skills for the job of living” necessary for independent and satisfying lives. Services include customized treatment programs to improve one’s ability to perform daily activities; comprehensive home and work evaluations with adaptation recommendations; performance skills assessments and treatment; adaptive equipment recommendations and usage training; and guidance to family members and care givers.

Some of the health conditions that may benefit from occupational therapy include:

  • work injuries, including lower back problems or repetitive stress injuries
  • limitations following stroke/heart attack
  • arthritis, multiple sclerosis, or other serious, chronic conditions
  • birth injuries learning problems or developmental disabilities, burns/spinal cord injuries/amputations
  • injuries from falls, sports or accidents
  • vision or cognitive problems that threaten the ability to drive.

Jamestown Location & Staff

Address:

The Resource Center
Health-Related Services
75 Jones & Gifford Avenue
Jamestown, New York 14701
(716) 661-1541

Clinicians:

Heather Becker, OTR/L
Sherri Eccles, COTA
Kacyn Stufflebeam, COTA

Dunkirk Location & Staff

Address:

The Resource Center
Health-Related Services
186 Lake Shore Drive, West
Dunkirk, New York 14048
(716) 366-6125

Clinicians:

Karen Smith, OT-R

Buffalo Location & Staff

Address:

The Resource Center
Health-Related Services
Buffalo, New York
101 Ok Street
Buffalo, New York 14203

Clinicians:

Teresa Alfano, OT
Helen Caron, OT
Lisa Escalera, OTA

Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is a field of rehabilitation in which therapists work with people to accomplish those goals that help a person return to a normal level of activity.

TRC’s clinics have physical therapists and physical therapy assistants with more than 60 years of combined experience. This enables the clinic to effectively treat outpatients from the community with various injuries.

The clinics can accommodate all age groups, and the clinicians are experienced with issues faced at any age. Conditions that can be treated on an outpatient basis include:

  • rehabilitation from orthopedic and sports injuries and surgeries
  • balance deficits
  • neurological conditions such as stroke or developmental delay
  • temporomandibular/jaw joint pain
  • certain wounds

Jamestown Location & Staff

Address:

The Resource Center
Health-Related Services
75 Jones & Gifford Avenue
Jamestown, New York 14701
(716) 661-1541

Clinicians:

William Bowler, PT
Callie Williams, PTA
Megan Tomassini, PT, DPT

Dunkirk Location & Staff

Address:

The Resource Center
Health-Related Services
186 Lake Shore Drive, West
Dunkirk, New York 14048
(716) 366-6125

Clinicians:

Juanita Sawyer, PT
Larry Feeney, PTA
Holly Benson, DPT, ATC

Buffalo Location & Staff

Address:

The Resource Center
Health-Related Services
Buffalo, New York
101 Ok Street
Buffalo, New York 14203

Clinicians:

Caitlin Castonguay, PTA
Margarita Dukhon, PT
Kiera Privitera,PTA

Speech Therapy

Speech therapy helps adults and children from the community to learn communication strategies that are self-empowering and enable the individuals to make choices about their day-to-day activities and express their preferences related to work and leisure activities.

Jamestown Location & Staff

Address:

The Resource Center
Health-Related Services
75 Jones & Gifford Avenue
Jamestown, New York 14701
(716) 661-1541

Clinicians:

Aleshia Brewer, SLP
Elizabeth McChesney, SLP

Dunkirk Location & Staff

Address:

The Resource Center
Health-Related Services
186 Lake Shore Drive, West
Dunkirk, New York 14048
(716) 366-6125

Clinicians:

Dena Trembath, SLP
Mary Jane Gilbride, SLP

Buffalo Location & Staff

Address:

The Resource Center
Health-Related Services
Buffalo, New York
101 Ok Street
Buffalo, New York 14203

Clinicians:

Ryan Kelley, SLP
Margaret Maloy, SLP
Diane Wojnowski,SLP

Audiology

A full range of diagnostic audiological services are available for all ages and abilities. Hearing aid dispensing is available to adults. The Resource Center also provides repairs on all makes of hearing aids, swimmolds, personal listening devices, and ear protection also are available. The Audiology Clinic is a community resource for information on assistive devices and alerting systems for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Jamestown Location & Staff

Address:

The Resource Center
Health-Related Services
75 Jones & Gifford Avenue
Jamestown, New York 14701
(716) 661-1541

Audiology Provider:

Anne Hedin, MACC A

Dunkirk Location & Staff

Address:

The Resource Center
Health-Related Services
186 Lake Shore Drive, West
Dunkirk, New York 14048
(716) 366-6125

Audiology Provider:

Anne Hedin, MACC A

Podiatry

With offices in Dunkirk and Jamestown, The Resource Center's Podiatry Services stand ready to provide you with high-quality foot and ankle care. We are able to help people recover from recent injuries as well as effectively treat chronic, long-term conditions. We are able to bill most insurances, and we are one of the few practices in the area that accepts Medicaid. Don't let foot and ankle issues limit your mobility! Call us today to schedule an appointment.

Jamestown Location & Staff

Address:

The Resource Center
Health-Related Services
75 Jones & Gifford Avenue
Jamestown, New York 14701
(716) 661-1541

Podiatry Provider:

David Vona, DPM

Dunkirk Location & Staff

Address:

The Resource Center
Health-Related Services
186 Lake Shore Drive, West
Dunkirk, New York 14048
(716) 366-6125

Podiatry Providers:

David Vona, DPM
Michael Pietrusik, DPM

School Based Health Centers

A School-Based Health Center is an expanded school health program provided by a joint effort between the school district and The Resource Center. A School-Based Health Center (SBHC) provides comprehensive health care services to students enrolled at the school. For children who already have a health care provider, the SBHC staff can work with that provider in caring for your child. For children without a primary health care provider, the SBHC staff may become the child’s primary source of health care.

Jamestown Location & Staff

Address:

The Resource Center
Jamestown High School
350  East Second Street
Jamestown New York, 14701
716-483-4373

Medical Providers:

Debbie Piotrowski, FNP
Nicole Chapman, RN
Jillian Zeolle, MA

Pine Valley Location & Staff

Address:

The Resource Center
Pine Valley Central School
7755 Route 83
South Dayton, NY 14138
716-988-3276

Medical Providers:

Debbie Kubera, LPN

Most insurance, including Medicaid, are accepted. For more information, phone (716) 483-2344.

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