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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 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.

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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
1 302 ratings
66 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
- 4.9 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 31
Dr.Prater is outstanding.
Jan 25
Always answers any questions or concerns I might have.
Jan 20
Dr Prater is fantastic. Every doctor should strive to be like him. You can feel great confidence in his experience, and he never makes you feel rushed or like he has better things to do. We have great trust in him as a doctor.
Jan 18
Doctor Prater is an outstanding provider. Timely, a good communicator and a man of integrity.
Jan 13
Very professional.
Jan 13
vey good
Jan 10
Dr. Prater was excellent as always diagnosing and prescribing the proper treatment.
Jan 4
I cannot say enough about how wonderful Dr. Prater is. His personality, his empathy, his skills in diagnosing, I am completely confident in his abilities. If he said to jump off a bridge to get better, I wouldn't question it! He's amazing and Geisinger is VERY fortunate to have him representing their health care system.
Jan 3
Dr. Prater is one of the best, if not the best, providers that I have ever had contact with. He is a credit to a system that is so big.
Dec 27, 2016
Very good doctor very understanding caring. Listens, very good to myself & children.
Dec 19, 2016
Dr.Prater and the staff are wonderful caring people who take there time with there patients and show compassion for them. The worst problem is that the phone system does not allow you to reach a human for hours and sometimes days.
Dec 5, 2016
Dr. Prater always finds a solution to the problem and always schedules a follow up. He is by far the best doctor I have had and recommend him to those I know.
Dec 1, 2016
always listens to what i have to say and what i am worried about
Nov 30, 2016
Dr. Prater is a top notch Doctor. I have been a patient of his for 30 years and I would refer him to anyone I know looking for a superb Doctor.
Nov 30, 2016
Outstanding Doctor!
Nov 30, 2016
Dr. Prater is a very caring and wonderful doctor have recommended him to others.
Nov 29, 2016
Dr. Prater is a very sincere dr. he takes all the time I need to make sure I understand.
Nov 18, 2016
I recommend him all the time to family and friends
Nov 16, 2016
Dr. Prater is the finest physician I have ever had - he has been my doctor for almost 10 years, since moving to Luzerne County, and I am very thankful for his care of me.
Nov 15, 2016
Dr. Prater is an excellent physician. I am very happy with him
Oct 27, 2016
Dr. Prater is a wonderful doctor, he and his staff always makes me feel like I am their only patient.
Oct 25, 2016
Dr. Prater has all my trust when it comes to my health and wellness.
Oct 25, 2016
I have recommended many people to Dr. Prater. He is an excellent caring doctor.
Oct 18, 2016
When my Dr. retired I was very apprehensive about getting a new Dr. but when I choseDr. Prater, it was like no change at all. Very happy with him!
Oct 13, 2016
Dr Prater is a concerned and great doctor.
Oct 6, 2016
I have been a patient of Dr. Prater for about two years, I am very pleased with his medical knowledge, and the way he handles my visit. We are on the same page.
Sep 29, 2016
We can't say enough good things about Dr. Prater. He is simply excellent!
Sep 29, 2016
I always recommend Dr. Prater.
Sep 19, 2016
I'm very pleased with Dr. Prater and his staff.
Sep 16, 2016
i feel he is an awesome doctor. straight to the point. listens wel to my concerns. I feel like I'm in excellent hands. I like going to Dr. Prater.
Sep 12, 2016
I've been seeing Dr Prater for years and have always enjoyed being one his patients.
Sep 2, 2016
Dr Prater is THE only reason I stay with GEISINGER. If he left I would leave in a heartbeat. The amount of time spent at this facility gets worse every time I go there.
Aug 22, 2016
would recommend doc orator to everyone. always on time. always explains in a manner my mom understands and is genuinely very caring about needs
Aug 17, 2016
Dr. Prater is the finest physician I have ever had - he takes excellent care of me.
Aug 16, 2016
This was the first time that I met Dr. Prater. My regular doctor could not fit me in. He was absolutely involved in my concern, was exceptionally competent and kind. What a joy to meet him and to know him.
Aug 8, 2016
Dr. Prater is a very thorough doctor.
Aug 5, 2016
Dr. Prater and his nurse, Maria, are wonderful.
Jul 26, 2016
Dr. Prater is the BEST! I have absolute confidence in his abilities.
Jul 26, 2016
Dr.Prater is excellent he is the only reason we are with Geisinger.
Jul 25, 2016
Dr. John Prater is an intelligent, caring doctor. If he weren't good I wouldn't have continued to see him since I was 16.
Jul 11, 2016
All Good...
June 21, 2016
Dr. Prater is the best. I wouldn't want to see anyone else.
June 13, 2016
th all. I would always recommend him.
June 6, 2016
Overall, a good experience, as always. My PCP has mastered the art of covering a lot of territory in a truncated time period. Not an easy thing!
June 2, 2016
Very professional.
May 24, 2016
Dr.Prader is very understanding and professional,.and trust him with my life.
May 19, 2016
I am very pleased with my patient-doctor relationship with Dr. Prater. I have tremendous confidence in him.
May 18, 2016
Dr Prater is great! I am a new patient with him (previous doctor retired) and he has provided the best treatment
May 13, 2016
Dr Prater takes his time with you and listens to what your concerns are.
May 11, 2016
I am very impressed with Dr. Prater.
May 4, 2016
Geisinger is very lucky to have Dr. Prater on staff - he has been my physician since I moved to Luzerne county in 2007. Dr. Prater has taken very good care of me.
Apr 29, 2016
Dr. Prater is a very good & kind doctor, always polite and concerned, love him being my doctor.
Apr 28, 2016
I was just there for my annual checkup. I had no problems or conditions to be addressed.
Apr 27, 2016
Dr Prater is wonderful!
Apr 26, 2016
Very good
Apr 26, 2016
Dr. Prater is excellent.
Apr 7, 2016
Doctor Prater always uses language you can understand. He checks everything. He also goes over my medications, he listens to my heart, and asks questions about my health. He always asks if there is anything else health related, I would like to go over. He is a very busy man but does not rush the visit. He makes you feel relaxed even though you are in a doctors office. He is the kind of doctor you can talk to, he listens to you.
Apr 6, 2016
All good experiences.
Apr 4, 2016
He is excellent takes all the time for all my questions & more.
March 28, 2016
My own opinion. You don't really allow much time with the doctor. Medical care today is run like people going through a line in a cafeteria. Rush in rush out. Bring back personal care like when I was young.
March 25, 2016
Dr.Prater is always very good and friendly.The children always want to come back.
March 21, 2016
Dr Prater is the finest physician I have ever encountered. He truely cares about his patients.
March 11, 2016
Dr. Prater helped make a scary situation not so scary.
March 8, 2016
Easy to talk to explained process in language I can understand.
March 3, 2016
Great doctor
March 3, 2016
Dr. Prater is an amazing doctor. He is always very caring and helpful.