About Me

Dr. Robert Potter, specializes in Family Medicine. This is a specialty that emphasizes health maintenance, but also manages chronic illness. He enjoys treating patients over the long term and prizes the relationships that he has built with his patients.

He follows in the footsteps of his father and is proud to be part of a practice that has been providing quality care in the North Hills of Pittsburgh since the early 1930's.

Dr. Potter has received numerous awards for quality and for his teaching of medical professionals. He serves as a, Clinical Instructor at the Saint Francis University, and Associate Clinical Instructor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

He is a Certified Medical Director and serves as such for Kane Ross Regional Center and Allegheny Health At Home. Hospice. Dr. Potter is board certified by the American Medical Directors for Long-Term Care and Academy of Family Physicians for Family Medicine.

He serves as school physician for two large school districts to the North of Pittsburgh. He is proud to serve as medical consultant to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Dr. Potter enjoys the practice of family medicine and all its different aspects.

Dr. Potter practices at the <strong>Northern Area Family Medicine</strong> office.

Contact Information
Contact Information
  • Phone: (412) 630-2670 Call
  • Fax: (412) 630-2613
Hospital Affiliations
  • Allegheny General Hospital
  • UPMC Passavant Hospital
  • Family Medicine
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Areas Of Expertise
  • Long Term Care
    31 + years
  • Preventive Medicine
    31 + years
  • Hypertension
    31 + years
  • Diabetes care
    31 + years
  • Health Maintenance
    31 + years
  • Hospice Care
    31 + years
  • Osteoporosis management
    31 + years
  • Pittsburgh Pirates consultant
    12 + years
Clinical Focuses
  • Home Care
  • Geriatrics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine
  • English
Education & Training
  • University of Pittsburgh
    Doctorate of Medicine
    1978 - 1982
  • Allegheny College
    Bachelor Science
    1974 - 1978
  • Resident
    UPMC St. Margaret Memorial Hospital
    1982 - 1985
  • Residency
    St. Margaret Memorial Hospital
    1982 - 1985
Board Certifications
  • Family Medicine
    Academy of Family Physicians
  • Long-Term Care
    American Medical Directors
Professional Affiliations
  • Family Practice Physician
    North Hills High School Football Team
  • School Physician
    North Allegheny School District
  • School Physician
    North Hills School District
  • Consultant
    Pittsburgh Pirate Baseball Team
  • Medical Director
    Celtic Healthcare
  • Medical Director
    Kane Regional Center
Academic Affiliations
  • Clinical Instructor
    Duquesne University
  • Clinical Instructor
    Saint Francis University
  • Associate Clinical Instructor
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Member
    Allegheny County Medical Society
  • Member
    American Medical Director Association
  • Member
    American Academy of Family Physicians
Awards & Honors
Awards & Honors
  • Reverend William A. Passavant Humanitarian Award
    Legacy of Caring Award
  • Nathaniel Bedford Primary Care Award
    Allegheny County Medical Society
  • Top American Doctors
    Town and Country
  • Outstanding Clinical Preceptor
    University of Pittsburgh
  • Outstanding Teacher
    St. Francis University
  • Outstanding Teacher
    Southwest PA Area Health Education Center
  • Top Family Physician
    Castle Connolly Medical LTD
Accepted Insurances
Genesis Medical Associates, Inc.