About Pioneer Physicians Network


Pioneer Physicians Network is a network of independent practices linked to a shared business office, offering access to a range of network-operated medical services. Today, Pioneer includes board-certified primary care physicians with specialties in family practice, pediatrics, and internal medicine. These physicians work at offices throughout the Greater Akron/Canton area.

Now and in the future, Pioneer will continue to invest in the services that our patients need, while attracting respected physicians from throughout the region. We see a bright future ahead and hope that you and your family will be a part of it.

Our vision is to be "first in health" for our patients and their families. For that reason, Pioneer continues to expand, making a growing range of diagnostic and treatment options available to doctors and patients throughout the area.


Our providers cover the spectrum of primary care including Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Pediatrics.

Ancillary Services

These services include a medical laboratory, podiatry, and optometry.

Billing Services

Any questions that you have regarding your billing needs, please call (330) 899-9350 Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Hospital Privileges

Our providers have privileges at many hospitals in the Akron / Canton area.

From the Administrator

Kathy Kostelnick

Welcome to Pioneer Physicians Network – serving the Greater Akron/Canton Area!

As one of the largest Primary Care Independent Physician Networks in Northeast Ohio, we are proud to be recognized and Accredited by the National Committee on Quality Assurance as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home.

Your family is our family and we promise to serve our community with cutting edge medical initiatives and superior medical staff and services! We strive to be “First in Health” for you - our patients and family!

- Kathleen M. Kostelnick, FACMPE, CMM
Practice Administrator

Our Mission Statement & Objectives

Mission Statement:

The primary mission of Pioneer Physicians Network, Inc. is to provide optimal, high quality medical care in a cost effective manner.

We strive to be a health care leader and maintain the highest standards of professional practice in medical teaching, practice style and the implementation of management and primary care services to meet the changing delivery structures of the future in health care.

We will be the advocate for the patients, families and caregivers and manage care by coordinating patient education, quality assessment and improvement, accessibility and accountability to the patients.


  1. The provision of consistently high quality medical care and the development of systems designed to ensure continued monitoring and evaluation of the care provided.
  2. To maintain convenient, patient-oriented health care services that are delivered with maximum efficiency, economy and timeliness, based on sound business principles.
  3. To deliver health care services with an emphasis on the personalized care approach, and one in which patients are treated with compassion, integrity, trust and dignity.
  4. The continual development and implementation of innovative practice techniques to improve the delivery of health care services.
  5. To develop information systems, linkages and management services in order to gain a competitive advantage in operational efficiency and cost: the extent of services and product lines will be based on changing needs and network requirements.
  6. To negotiate contracts and offer cost-effective, high quality services.
  7. To establish and maintain an environment that is conducive to education, research and training in order to appeal to patients, physicians and providers of care.
  8. The ability to maintain the positive attributes of a private practice, while supporting and recruiting physicians who share the philosophy of providing high quality and personalized care.