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Patients call:1.800.275.6401

This provider sees patients at the following locations:

Cardiology - Shamokin
4203 Hospital Rd
Coal Township, PA 17866
Cardiology - Geisinger Medical Center
100 N Academy Ave
Danville, PA 17822

There is no publicly available rating for this care provider for one or more of the following reasons:
  1. He or she does not see patients in the outpatient clinic setting.
  2. He or she sees patients, but has not yet received the minimum number of Patient Satisfaction Reviews. To be eligible for display, we require a minimum of 30 surveys. This ensures that the rating is accurate and statistically reliable.
  3. He or she is a community provider, not a Geisinger-employed provider. Community providers tend to see patients in their own private outpatient practices, which we do not survey.

Butcher, Richard James, MD, FACC Visit for information on Richard James Butcher, MD, FACC. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Overall Rating:
4.7 out of 5
1 75 ratings

Practicing Specialties:

  • Cardiovascular Disease, Board Certified, 1981


  • University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine 1973


  • Geisinger Medical Center 1974


  • Geisinger Medical Center 1979


  • Geisinger Medical Center 1981
    Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital 1982
    Nuclear Medicine

Clinical Interests:

Nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, preventive cardiology


  • French

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider-related questions on our nationally recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our survey >
1. Friendliness/courtesy of provider
- 4.8 out of 5
2. Provider explanations of prob/condition
- 4.8 out of 5
3. Provider concern for questions/worries
- 4.7 out of 5
4. Provider efforts to include in decisions
- 4.6 out of 5
5. Provider information about medications
- 4.7 out of 5
6. Provider instructions for follow-up care
- 4.6 out of 5
7. Provider spoke using clear language
- 4.7 out of 5
8. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.7 out of 5
9. Patients' confidence in provider
- 4.7 out of 5
10. Likelihood of recommending provider
- 4.7 out of 5

Patient Comments:

The comments are submitted by patients (or their caregivers) and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Geisinger. Learn more about our survey >
Apr 1
Can't say enough good things about Dr. Butcher. He was at my side during major heart attack in October 1994 and has kept me working ever since. Completed 50 years as active _____ last October and now 88 years old still practicing!
March 8
I have full confidence in my dr. and would not hesitate to recommend him!!
March 2
Excellent! Spent a lot of time with me - answered questions - was not rushed through. Worked well with my pulmonologist in regards to my treatment plan. Dr. Butcher & Dr. Khorek both provided excellent care to me on this visit.
Dec 23, 2015
i received excellent care from dr butcher. He showed genuine concern and compassion. His personal care and communication skills were outstanding He explained everything and actually listened to my concerns. He is truely an asset to your medical facility.
Oct 29, 2015
Sep 23, 2015
Since my medical problem with this provider is related to a heart failure incident, it is important that all the above be "very good."
June 2, 2015
Both gave time to explain the pill changes.