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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 40 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.

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Butcher, Richard James, MD, FACC Visit Geisinger.org 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 55 ratings
8 comments

Practicing Specialties:

  • Cardiovascular Disease, Board Certified, 1981

Education:

  • University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine 1973

Internship:

  • Geisinger Medical Center 1974

Residency:

  • Geisinger Medical Center 1979

Fellowship:

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

Clinical Interests:

Nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, preventive cardiology

Languages:

  • 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
- 4.6 out of 5
8. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.6 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 >
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
Good.
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.
May 27, 2015
Good.
May 5, 2015
I credit Dr. Butcher with the present condition I enjoy and have for the past 21 years! Still working at age 87! #1-2. (Exceptional since 1994). #9. Unlimited!
Apr 29, 2015
Dr. Butcher, and his staff are excellent. Very patient, very informative and caring.
Apr 2, 2015
Excellent.