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Dr. Robert Grieco

Family Medicine
Beaver Falls, PA
39 years experience male

Locations

Dr Robert Grieco HVMG Family Practice

Beaver Falls, PA

Address

2620 Constitution Blvd, Beaver Falls, PA, US
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My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Practice website

Fax

(724) 770-7993

Insurances accepted

Aetna

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CHAMPUS

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Medicare

Medicaid

UPMC Health Plan

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About

Bio

I am a Family physician who focuses on integrated wholeness involving body soul and spirit. I have always had a knack for science, especially biology. As a surfer on Long Island I was planning to be an oceanographer, but when I found faith in Christ, I found people too. Medicine was a natural fit. And so was my darling Nancy. 30 years and 3 children later I still love to surf, and I love being a family doctor. I love putting the science of medicine together with the caring of faith. Healthy Body: I am a Certified Health Coach and Regional Director for Take Shape For Life, using proven tools for optimal health. Healthy Mind: I focus on mood disorders and have co-authored a book on Bipolar Depression. Healthy Spirit, I pray, teach and encourage finding and living with purpose. Being Whole

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Bariatrics

Integrative Medicine

Psychiatry

Licenses

United States: Pennsylvania

Doctor Q&A

409 Answers
376 Agrees
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
It is not better: A good vegi diet is better then a bad meat diet and a good meat diet is better then a bad vegi diet. You have to work harder with a vegi diet to get b... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yeast: That would be how a vaginal yeast infection would be described. Diflucan (fluconazole) is used for that. If symptoms continue have it checked out.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Anxiety: If these symptoms were present before the increased dose then it is likely that the venlafaxine is just not helping it. You can see these symptoms as ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Many things: Psoriasis, seborrhea, lupis, fungal infection are possible. This need a dermatologist.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Needs seen: Pain in the abdomen of that severity needs to be seen today. If not by your doctor then by er. The possibilities are multiple and i would need much mo... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: It is safe to go back to your previous dose while you were waiting for him to get back to you but make sure you get in touch with him or the doctor th... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Many possibilities: The first thing is to consider if you are pregnant. Nausea and fatigue are very common and non- specific symptoms so there needs to be more informatio... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Lactic acid: Your legs have the biggest muscles and if you work them past a certaint point they out strip their oxygen supply. When that happens they make lactic ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
See doctor: I can't say what's wrong but I can say that you need to start with your doctor.good health
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Lipoma: I'm not sure from your description, did you mean the inside of your arm above your elbow there is a mobile mass that only hurts if you squeeze it? Tha... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Improper digestion can mean different things. Vomiting anything on a regular basis is not normal. Bile is a yellow greenish bitter tasting fluid th... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Was it 9.44?: 944 would be extremely high number for my lab unless your lab has a different scale. 9.44 is just a little high and could be present with normal t4and... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Give her space: It is hard to answer because there are no details so this is in general. Sometimes we are so close to someone that the boundaries are blurred. Where d... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Baby not affected: It is common to get those symptoms in pregnancy because every thing is changing including sleeping positions and tissue swelling crowding tight spots ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Most likely not: Once you have finished developing and are a few years out from puberty the bones stop growing in length. Your doctor can have an x-ray done to see wha... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Didn't ovulate: Sometimes the ovary doesn't ovulate when it should and then the period doesn't come on time. Then when you do bleed it is different then usual. Often ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Sweat glands under your arms and in you groin are a different kind of gland geared toward making you smell good :). Not so much as to cool off. The re... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Do you Clench jaw?: Your temporal muscle is used to clench the jaw. Some time it goes into spasm. Usually this is from clenching teeth unconsciously under stress or just... Read More
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Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Go to ER: This May be anxiety and hyperventilation but it may be something with your heart causing this tachycardia. You should go to the ER with someone to dri... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Normal: It is normal to have small amount of clear yellowish discharge. The key is it's not burning it's not itchy it's not malodorous and it's not a problem.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes- good thing: You vision is changing because your sugar is getting better. Your eyes have gotten used to you sugar being very high and are slow adapting to the new ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Eczema : Eczema, (think extra sensitive dry over reactive skin) gets much worse in the winter, especially areas that rub. The itch associated with this can s... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Wait a week: Wait a week and check again if you still haven't had your period. Also, this is a good time to plan for the unplanned situation.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Infected cyst: You have what sounds like an infected cyst. This could be related to a piercing if you have had that. At any rate you should have this seen and treate... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Preg. Test first: That would be ok but first check a pregnancy test.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
It can : The skin in the ear is thin and on the bone and very sensitive. Wax can get very hard and that makes it sometimes very painful to get out. Hang in the... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Not likely: Your symptoms don't sound like a blood clot but it's very hard to know without an exam. They do sound concerning and i would recommend following with ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Go to ER: Call your OB doc on your way out the door to the er. This may be a serious problem.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
OK: Generally venlafaxine is taken in the morning because it can be a bit activating but there's no contraindication to taking it at another time. Remeron... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Under left ribs: The spleen is hard to feel unless it is very enlarged. It is a very soft organ but in some conditions it becomes very swollen and tense. In that case... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Listen to your pcp: These are vague and non specific symptoms. I do not see an obvious connection to the cut. If these symptoms are increasing since you saw your pcp you ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Coccydynia: it's your tailbone. No test really shows it. Try pushing at the end of your tailbone and it will probably be tender. You get your ticket when you're s... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Chest wall pain: Exercise puts stress on more things then just the heart. Rapid change in exercise level doesn't give your tissue a chance to adapt. Thai is why athlet... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Tmj : Tmj can do it all, even make you a little dizzy. If you have true vertigo- feeling of spinning or motion with stereotypic head motions then vertigo is... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Rest, etc.: Tendinitis is usually from overuse, backing off, stretching , ice at first, and meds like motrin. Look at what set it off and change how you do it if ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
No, not really: By month i assume one cycle which is usually a few days short of a month. You can have more then 1 egg at a time and from different ovaries, but this... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Tomorrow: Ha after concussion is common symptom but should be followed closely for other signs of progressive problem. Nausea, vomiting , confusion , and any fo... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Asking a lot : Dna is the chemical code building blocks that make living things what they are. We are able to read the code but it is not easy and costs a lot. The b... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: It could especially if they used a mechanical massage. Also just staying in certain positions can enhance . The most likely is that the more relaxed a... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
How big and how long: The answer to your question is, it depends. It depends on a lot of things the 2 most important being: 1 how big was the clot in your lung and where it... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Very normal: Very normal. Use birth control if you do not wish to get pregnant.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Exhale: If a headache is caused from valsalva maneuver which happens when straining to move bowels or lifting wile keeping mouth closed it can be prevented by... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Complex: I think there are too many possibilities to give a good answer. I can say that if that works it is a good thing and if it wasn't working and is return... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Virus: Most of the time diarrhea is from a virus. If it goes on for more then 3 days the possibility of a bacterial cause like e-coli or salmonella goes up. ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Check in a week: Ok, time to take control of your self. You just had a negative test! it is very unlikely it is wrong. Make an appointment to see your doctor about thi... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Hang in there: Severe and prolonged reactions do happen. If the skin is red and getting worse then get it seen by a doctor. Motrin might give more relief
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Over sedation: Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) works as a muscle relaxer mainly by sedation, when other sedating medications are taken as well there can be unpredicta... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Do you Clench jaw?: Your temporal muscle is used to clench the jaw. Some time it goes into spasm. Usually this is from clenching teeth unconsciously under stress. For me... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
"I DON"T FEEL GOOD": 20% of toddlers head-butt to say, i'm mad, sick, want attention, pain relief like with ear inf. It can be associated with autism and other development... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Ignore: Most "sinus" headaches are actually migraine headaches.
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Testimonials
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
Dec 30, 2013
Dr. Grieco's answers are accurate and what I particularly like is his wisdom in triage and referral. This is what makes a good physician great. He clearly possesses a broad knowledge base and shows gr...Read More
Dec 7, 2013
Dr. Grieco is clearly very knowledgable and caring -- his answers show how concerned he is for patients to receive the best care possible. A very good physician !
Mar 22, 2015
Great Doc!!
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Thanks! On prednisone for asthma/bronchitis. Hate the stuff, but it keeps me out of the hospital. I've had labs, but can't catch whatever is happening, even the day after it happens. At a loss.
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Thanks for your quick reply! But i sleep for 8 hrs. My stamina is olso vry low.due to ol dis i feel mentally low too.like m a sheer waste for anything
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you very much for answering! I made an appointment with my GI just for that. Thanks again, Brenda

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, VA
Graduated 1984MD

Medical/Graduate school

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, VA
Graduated 1984MD

Residency

WASHINGTON HOSPITAL
Completed 1987

Awards

25 Years service HVHS
Regional Director TSFL
Chairman informatics HVHS

Affiliations

AAFP, American Academy Family Physicians
AMA , American Medical Asociation
Take Shape For Life, Regional Director
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