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Family Practice Dallas
114 Lt Michael Cleary Dr
Dallas, PA 18612

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  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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Prater, John M., MD Visit Geisinger.org for information on John M. Prater, MD. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Overall Rating:
4.9 out of 5
1 265 ratings
70 comments

Practicing Specialties:

  • Family Medicine, Board Certified, 1989
  • Primary Care

Education:

  • Hahnemann University, School of Medicine 1986

Residency:

  • United Health and Hospital Services, Inc. 1989

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
- 4.9 out of 5
2. Provider explanations of prob/condition
- 4.9 out of 5
3. Provider concern for questions/worries
- 4.9 out of 5
4. Provider efforts to include in decisions
- 4.9 out of 5
5. Provider information about medications
- 4.8 out of 5
6. Provider instructions for follow-up care
- 4.9 out of 5
7. Provider spoke using clear language
- 4.9 out of 5
8. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.8 out of 5
9. Patients' confidence in provider
- 4.9 out of 5
10. Likelihood of recommending provider
- 4.9 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 >
Jan 19
Dr. Prater is a consummate professional with excellent doctor-patient skills. I am fortunate to have him as my primary care physician.
Jan 19
Doctor prater is excellent !!
Dec 31, 2015
I think Dr. Prater is a wonderful doctor and recommend him to others.
Dec 23, 2015
Only reason for going to geisinger is dr. Prater
Dec 23, 2015
As I mentioned in the first comments section, I trust Dr. Prater with my life and my children's health. He listens, understands, explains, and provides a thorough and efficient visit. He does NOT make it seem like you are just a number, but he focuses on his patient and gives them the time and attention they deserve. He truly cares about his patients and is compassionate to their situations. He is an all-star physician!
Dec 22, 2015
Paulie remembered he was there but nothing else.
Dec 15, 2015
Dr. Prater is a great and personable Doctor!
Dec 11, 2015
good experience
Dec 11, 2015
The only reason I come to the Dallas office is for my doctor!!
Dec 11, 2015
good experience
Nov 24, 2015
Would highly recommend Dr Prater to others!
Nov 19, 2015
I have been going to my care provider for a long time. I stayed with him when he switched to Geisinger health care. He is an excellent physician.
Nov 7, 2015
All good.
Oct 16, 2015
Dr. Prater is a caring professional who goes out of his way to assist patients. He was very instrumental providing my clearance for knee surgery when I was between doctors. He promptly keeps in touch through MyGeisinger.org. Something most doctors do not do.
Oct 14, 2015
Dr Prater is a wonderful Dr, he takes the time needed to see that I am getting the best care and answers any questions I have about my treatment/health.
Oct 8, 2015
*Dr. Prater is very professional yet understanding and has a genuine concern for his patient and their needs & questions. A great asset to Geisinger.
Oct 8, 2015
Dr. Prater is excellent and a great asset to Geisinger!
Oct 8, 2015
Liked Dr. Prater at once. It would have been nice to have 10 minutes more, but we accomplished a lot in the time we had together.
Oct 6, 2015
I left confident of the care I received
Sep 29, 2015
Dr Prater is a wonderful Doctor. He has taken care of myself and my 3 children for almost 25 years. I live in Plains and go out of my way to see him.
Sep 29, 2015
Very good!
Sep 28, 2015
*Dr. Prater is an exceptional physician, personable, caring & he explains everything. He is a credit to your establishment.
Sep 25, 2015
My only trepidation about recommending this care provider is based solely on the inability to reach the facility (get through the phone lines).
Sep 24, 2015
Dr. Prater is a wonderful doctor. always takes time with his patients and answers all questions and concerns.
Sep 22, 2015
Dr. John Prater is one of the finest physicians I have ever known. His concern for my well being is more than I could ever ask for.
Sep 11, 2015
Dr Prater has been our dr for many yrs and has always went above and beyond when helping with any issues we have with our health. When my husband wasnt able to get any diagnosis he was able to figure it out.
Sep 10, 2015
Only reason I go to Geisiner is BC *Dr. Prater is located there.
Sep 4, 2015
Our primary care provider is the reason we transferred our health care to the Geisinger system. He is an excellent physician and Geisinger is fortunate to have him on your staff!
Sep 2, 2015
I have every confidence in Dr. Prater. He answers all my questions and understands my medical needs. I would be very disappointed if he were not available to see me. I look forward to my appointments knowing he will address all my medical concerns.
Aug 28, 2015
We absolutely love Dr. Prater. He has provided my daughters with the best care since the day they were born. Would never trust them to anyone else.
Aug 24, 2015
Dr. Prater is one of the best I've every had. I lived in Maryland for most of my life (6 years ago). He's the second doc I've had in PA. Great guy.
Aug 20, 2015
She was very kind and very professional.
Aug 17, 2015
I have been going to Dr.John Prater for over 28 years and always recommend him to other people. In my eyes Dr. Prater is one of the best physicians around in this area.
Aug 3, 2015
Dr. Prater is wonderful. The only reason I visit Geisinger Clinic is because that's where he practices now.
Jul 28, 2015
I can't say enough great things about this man really
Jul 17, 2015
Service provided by the Geisinger health System was excellent in every respect. *Dr. John M. Prater, in particular, impressed me as a very competent caring physician.
Jul 8, 2015
*Dr. Prater is an excellent physician.
Jul 7, 2015
Dr. Prater is an excellent physician. Not only is he compassionate, but highly knowledgeable and put me right at ease with an emergency illness. I know I am in good hands and won't slip through the cracks of the medical system as long as he in in charge of my care.
Jul 2, 2015
I like Dr. Prater very much and I feel he rally cares about my health.
June 26, 2015
Doctor Prater is very personable and professional. I trust him with my care.
June 15, 2015
Outstanding - will recommend.
June 12, 2015
Dr. Prater was excellent.
June 10, 2015
dr Prater is why I joined Geisinger
June 9, 2015
Dr. Prater has been my dr. for over 20 years I drive out of my way to see him. He is the best AND his staff.
June 2, 2015
Dr. Prater has been my physician for many years. He is an EXCELLENT family {illegible or inappropriate content} so much so that I ( and I am sure many, many other patients followed him to the {illegible or inappropriate content} health system.
May 28, 2015
Very good experience.
May 26, 2015
All experiences have been pleasant and healthful.
May 21, 2015
Dr. Prater has been my family physician for years going back to when he was in his own solo practice. He is one of the most respecftul, knowledgeable, down-to-earth medical professionals I have ever encountered. As I work for Geisinger in the capacity as a healthcare provider, this is extremely important. I would hope this feedback would be shared with him and the lead doctor at the clinic. More physicians should be like him
May 12, 2015
DR. PRATER IS AN EXCELLENT MD AND SHOULD BE COMMENDED FOR HIS GREAT CARE TO PATIENTS, HE IS A HUGE ASSET TO YOUR CLINIC.
May 8, 2015
Dr. Prater is the very best.
May 8, 2015
Dr. Prater was very helpful, I felt better after seeing him. He is very understanding.
May 7, 2015
I am well pleased with Dr. Prater professionally and personally
May 5, 2015
Always very professional and caring.
Apr 29, 2015
Been a patient for Dr. Prater for 15 years. Best of the best!!!
Apr 20, 2015
I would and have recommended him.
Apr 16, 2015
Dr. Prater was very helpful as he provided explanations in terms I could understand and recommendations of what I should have done. He also took time to make sure my insurance would cover the work that was needed to be completed.
Apr 10, 2015
My experience with Dr. Prater was very wonderful. I have every confidence in his ability and care. He is an excellent doctor.
Apr 7, 2015
Dr. Prater is a very thorough Doctor and always has time for me as a patient.
Apr 6, 2015
The staff and doctors are excellent if you allow them to communicate with customers/patients.
March 30, 2015
Dr. Prater is an asset to your company
March 26, 2015
good
March 2, 2015
I have had Dr.Prater as my family Dr for more than 14 yes{illegible or inappropriate content}had it not been for him with his caring n'explaining I don't know where I'd be today{illegible or inappropriate content}.He was the one who found out I had Kidney failure and was very quick to see that I had the right testing and Drs.to care for my condition and I might add this was all done based on a first visit..So therefore my praises for this fine Dr may be a bit biased on my part but other patients I recommended also feel the same .way{illegible or inappropriate content}{illegible or inappropriate content}..asseasset ass
Feb 26, 2015
It was only my second visit with Dr. Prater, but I was quite impressed with him and like him a lot. I look forward to having him as my primary Dr. for a long time.
Feb 24, 2015
I love Dr. Prater. He is always there for you & listens to every thing you have to say.
Feb 23, 2015
He's a wonderful doctor. I trust him.
Feb 20, 2015
No medications or problems, I was just there for my first visit to a new pcp.
Feb 18, 2015
Dr. Prater is and always will be a wonderful, caring and down to earth doctor.
Feb 17, 2015
I/We cannot begin to describe how wonderful we think Dr. Prater is. Geisinger is so very fortunate so have such an amazing doctor in their system. He is thorough and makes sure you understand everything that he is doing or prescribing. He listens and makes sure he understands exactly what is going on. He gives the type of care some people have to go out of the area for. I would and do recommend him to everyone.
Feb 16, 2015
Overall Dr. Prater is an excellent PCP. I always receive the best care.
Feb 9, 2015
Total satisfaction, excellent, team works together, information of my needs.