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This provider sees patients at the following locations:

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

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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Overall Rating:
4.9 out of 5
1 485 ratings

Practicing Specialties:

  • Family Medicine, Board Certified, 1989
  • Primary Care


  • Hahnemann University, School of Medicine 1986


  • 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. Friendliness/courtesy of provider
- 4.9 out of 5
3. Provider explanations of prob/condition
- 4.9 out of 5
4. Provider explanations of prob/condition
- 4.8 out of 5
5. Provider concern for questions/worries
- 4.9 out of 5
6. Provider concern for questions/worries
- 4.9 out of 5
7. Provider efforts to include in decisions
- 4.9 out of 5
8. Provider efforts to include in decisions
- 4.9 out of 5
9. Provider information about medications
- 4.8 out of 5
10. Provider information about medications
- 4.8 out of 5
11. Provider instructions for follow-up care
- 4.9 out of 5
12. Provider instructions for follow-up care
- 4.9 out of 5
13. Provider spoke using clear language
- 4.9 out of 5
14. Provider spoke using clear language
- 4.9 out of 5
15. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.8 out of 5
16. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.8 out of 5
17. Patients' confidence in provider
- 4.9 out of 5
18. Patients' confidence in provider
- 4.9 out of 5
19. Likelihood of recommending provider
- 4.8 out of 5
20. Likelihood of recommending provider
- 4.8 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 >
Oct 6
I left confident of the care I received
Sep 28
*Dr. Prater is an exceptional physician, personable, caring & he explains everything. He is a credit to your establishment.
Sep 25
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
Dr. Prater is a wonderful doctor. always takes time with his patients and answers all questions and concerns.
Sep 22
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
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
Only reason I go to Geisiner is BC *Dr. Prater is located there.
Sep 4
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
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
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
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
She was very kind and very professional.
Aug 17
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
Dr. Prater is wonderful. The only reason I visit Geisinger Clinic is because that's where he practices now.
Jul 28
I can't say enough great things about this man really
Jul 17
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
*Dr. Prater is an excellent physician.
Jul 7
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
I like Dr. Prater very much and I feel he rally cares about my health.
June 26
Doctor Prater is very personable and professional. I trust him with my care.
June 15
Outstanding - will recommend.
June 12
Dr. Prater was excellent.
June 10
dr Prater is why I joined Geisinger
June 9
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
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
Very good experience.
May 26
All experiences have been pleasant and healthful.
May 21
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
May 8
Dr. Prater is the very best.
May 8
Dr. Prater was very helpful, I felt better after seeing him. He is very understanding.
May 7
I am well pleased with Dr. Prater professionally and personally
May 5
Always very professional and caring.
Apr 29
Been a patient for Dr. Prater for 15 years. Best of the best!!!
Apr 20
I would and have recommended him.
Apr 16
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
My experience with Dr. Prater was very wonderful. I have every confidence in his ability and care. He is an excellent doctor.
Apr 7
Dr. Prater is a very thorough Doctor and always has time for me as a patient.
Apr 6
The staff and doctors are excellent if you allow them to communicate with customers/patients.
March 30
Dr. Prater is an asset to your company
March 26
March 2
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 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
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
I love Dr. Prater. He is always there for you & listens to every thing you have to say.
Feb 23
He's a wonderful doctor. I trust him.
Feb 20
No medications or problems, I was just there for my first visit to a new pcp.
Feb 18
Dr. Prater is and always will be a wonderful, caring and down to earth doctor.
Feb 17
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
Overall Dr. Prater is an excellent PCP. I always receive the best care.
Feb 9
Total satisfaction, excellent, team works together, information of my needs.
Jan 30
Dr Prater has been our doctor for years and is the best in the area!! Highly recommend to anyone looking for a kind, compassionate doctor who devotes his time to you, the patient.
Jan 6
dr prater is the best!
Jan 5
Dr. Prater is the only reason I use Geisinger for my primary care needs. He is the best doctor I have worked with in all my years of chronic health issues. I appreciate his efficiency, knowledge, and courtesy.
Jan 2
Dr. Prater is one of a kind!!!
Dec 24, 2014
Dr. Prater is the best health care provider I can think of. He is awesome. He has cared for myself and my family for years.
Dec 16, 2014
dr prater is one of the most caring doctors he is very compassionate And always answer all my questions, never feel rushed .
Dec 12, 2014
Very happy with Dr. Prater would never want to change provider.
Dec 11, 2014
Excellent doctor!
Dec 4, 2014
Dec 3, 2014
dr prater is an asset to your group
Dec 2, 2014
My doctor knows me as a person and not as a number. The care he gives me makes me feel confident to follow his recommendations for he has my best interest as a whole.