Patient’s Pharmacy and Medical opens in Dunkirk

Patient’s Pharmacy and Medical in Dunkirk held its grand opening recently. Mayor Anthony J. Dolce, Chamber of Commerce Representative Dave Kleparek and many others were in attendance for the ribbon cutting ceremony.

Several individuals attended the event throughout the day, receiving giveaways from both the pharmacy and Fidelis Insurance. Visitors were also eligible to fill out drawing entries for a chance to win gift certificates to P&G Foods and a 39-inch Sanyo LED TV.

Patient’s Pharmacy and Medical, located at the former Council Optometric building, 436 Central Ave., is open to the public to fill prescription medications and provide durable medical equipment. The pharmacy accepts most insurance plans. Patient’s Pharmacy and Medical is independently and locally owned by Donald Nash Jr., RPh, president and CEO, and Diane Mathews, CPhT, vice president.

Nash graduated from Albany College of Pharmacy in 1979, and completed an ASHP hospital residency program at Albany Medical Center in 1980. Prior to his employment with Patient’s Pharmacy, Nash served as pharmacy director at Westfield Memorial Hospital, the Chautauqua County Home, Tri-County Memorial Hospital, Heritage Village Retirement Home and served as staff pharmacist at Brooks Memorial Hospital. Nash also works as a clinical consulting pharmacist and is owner of Nash Pharmacy Services, P.C.

Patient’s Pharmacy and Medical is a full-service pharmacy specializing in medication compliance packaging, home medical supplies and equipment, diabetes management, medical wound supplies, ostomy supplies and bath and safety supplies. They offer a $4 generic prescription club, free children’s vitamin club, free delivery of medications and home medical equipment and convenient parking.

“We are happy to be here in Dunkirk. We offer programs to meet the needs of everyone in the community and I invite you all to stop by and meet our friendly staff, where we treat everyone like family. We’re your hometown drugstore and so much more,” stated Nash.

Patient’s Pharmacy’s mission is to provide prescription medications and health care supplies to its clients in an accurate and timely manner. Patient’s Pharmacy and Medical, consists of an educated and enthusiastic team that will give the best possible customer service with a personal touch. It offers competitive pricing, fast and friendly service and easy prescription transfers. Patient’s Pharmacy and Medical is a proud member of WNYAHSA and NYSHFA, PSSNY, PAWNY, NPTA and PTCB. The pharmacy is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“Transferring to our pharmacy is easy. Just bring in your insurance cards and a copy of your current medications and we’ll take care of the rest,” said Nash.

For more information regarding Patient’s Pharmacy’s services, call 363-MEDZ (6339). You can also visit the website at or on Facebook at