About Your Local Asti's Pharmacy

Our history starts with a dream and our patients

Our mission
to create lifelong relationships by bettering the lives of all we touch

We strive to build relationships with all of those that we serve and are dedicated to providing a high level of customer service where solving problems for our patients and providers if of the utmost importance.

It starts with helping and putting people first...

In the summer of 2005, Dan Asti decided that the chain pharmacy environment significantly restricted pharmacists' ability to help people.  It is here that our mission was born.  After leaving the chain-pharmacy area, Dan dedicated his knowledge and talents to helping people as their community pharmacist by starting Asti's Pharmacy.

Since that time, and with the dedicated help from his wife, Jennifer, the pharmacy has grown tremendously, servicing many communities in the greater Pittsburgh region.  Even with this growth, however, every Asti's employee understands the value of knowing each of the customers they serve on a personal level.  We are dedicated to improving on this high level of service each day, and always look forward to feedback on how to improve and grow to meet your needs!

We take responsibility for your care very seriously, and are thankful for the opportunity to serve every person we touch.

Thank you for your continued support,


Meet Our Staff
Daniel J. Asti, RPh
Founder and CEO

After graduating from Duquesne University School of Pharmacy in 1995, Dan began his career working for Thrift Drug in the community pharmacy setting.
Christopher R. Antypas, PharmD
Owner / President / COO

Chris joined Asti's Pharamcy in 2012 and is responsible for coordinating both clinical programs and business operations.
Jennifer Asti, RPh
Owner / Director of Managed Care

Jennifer graduated with honors from the Duquesne University School of Pharmacy in 1995.
Gabriel Antypas
Owner / Director of Business Development

Gabriel graduated from Damascus University in 1976 and holds a degree in Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
Samantha R. Pitzarella, PharmD
Director of Pharmacy Operations / Compounding Pharmacist

Samantha brings nearly twenty years of pharmacy experience, spending the last decade as a compounding specialist in an array of fields.
Ashley Firm, PharmD
Long Term Care Pharmacy Manager and Clinical Pharmacist

Ashley is a 2014 alumni of the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy.
Shannon Antypas, PharmD
Clinical Services Pharmacist

Shannon is a 2009 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy.
Michael DePaz, PharmD
Specialty Pharmacist

Michael is a graduate of the Duquesne University, Mylan School of Pharmacy class of 2015.
Terri Kroh, RPh
Clinical Pharmacist

Terri Lynn Kroh joined Asti's Pharmacy as a Community Program Specialist in the spring of 2016 where her role is to collaborate with clinics in the local communities to provide access to medication and expert pharmacy care.
Julie Freedy, RPh
Clinical Pharmacist

Julie graduated from Duquesne University School of Pharmacy in 1994. She practiced in long term care in Baltimore, MD before returning home to Pittsburgh where she worked as a hospital pharmacist at Washington Hospital.  [READ MORE]
Maria Silvestros, PharmD
Staff Pharmacist

Taylor Buck, PharmD
Resident Pharmacist

Taylor Buck graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy in 2017. She is currently completing a one year residency at Asti’s in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh. [READ MORE]
Lindsey Meston, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist

Lindsey is a 2015 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. She furthered her training by completing both a Pharmacy Practice residency and an Ambulatory Care residency at The Ohio State University Werner Medical Center in Columbus, OH. [READ MORE]