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General Internal Medicine - Dickey Clinic Lower Level GMC
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.

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Rolston, David Dalip Kumar, MD Visit Geisinger.org for information on David Dalip Kumar Rolston, MD. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Medical Director, Internal Medicine, GMC
Medical Director, Medical Specialties, GHS
Overall Rating:
4.9 out of 5
1 203 ratings
60 comments

Practicing Specialties:

  • Internal Medicine, Board Certified, 1998
  • Primary Care

Education:

  • Christian Medical College - University of Madras 1978

Residency:

  • Hahnemann University Hospital 1998

Languages:

  • Hindi

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
- 4.9 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 5
Very good. Talk's to you. Let you know what is going on - Is honest.
Jan 3
Dr. Rolston is the best doctor I've ever had. He is an expert clinician and extraordinarily caring and patient and responsive. He is great about responding on MYGEISINGER and calls personally in follow-up situations.
Dec 14, 2016
Dr. Rolston is a caring,and thoughtful doctor. He is concerned about your problems. He always ask if there is any concerns or any other problems your having before you leave. He is very special and I am glad to have a doctor like him.
Dec 8, 2016
Dr. Rolston is the best doctor I've had in many years.
Nov 30, 2016
Thanks again, Dr. Rolston!!
Nov 30, 2016
Excellent check-up.
Nov 23, 2016
Dr.David Rolston is a caring, through, very concerned about his patients physician. I feel very fortunate to have him as my care provider. Excellent physician.
Nov 17, 2016
Dr. Rolston is ALWAYS very excellent in every way -> outstanding asset to Geisinger!
Oct 27, 2016
Dr. Rolston is an asset to the health system. He should be used as a mentor to new physicians.
Oct 20, 2016
Dr. Rolston is a wonderful and caring provider. Very thorough and kind.
Oct 20, 2016
my primary, Dr. Rolston, as always is a thoughtful, thorough physician
Oct 20, 2016
Very pleasant to talk to explains questions asked - asks how we feel - questions me when I do not explain exactly how I feel & we get to the point.
Oct 18, 2016
Dr. Rolston is very thorough and personable.
Oct 13, 2016
My PCP is great. Do not wish to lose him.
Oct 12, 2016
Dr. Rolston is a excellent physician who cares about his patients and takes the time to explain anything you maybe unsure about. He is a wonderful asset to Geisinger and the organization.
Oct 11, 2016
Dr. Rolston is not only a caring and brilliant physician, but he is also a gentleman and professionally dressed - he is our "family" doctor and is appreciated so very much -
Oct 3, 2016
extraordinary concern and care on his part.
Sep 22, 2016
Dr. Rolston is very clean in his instructions and care. never had a doctor that called after hours to duscuss my health. i would (and have) recommended him to others
Sep 22, 2016
Dr. Rolston exemplifies the caring, compassionate and competent Physician. His residents should learn these excellent qualities from him
Sep 15, 2016
Dr. Rolston is excellent with my Mom. He explains things so she can understand them. He always makes sure Mom's tests are up to date. He is very kind to her.
Aug 11, 2016
Dr. Rolston is an excellent doctor. He alwsys takes plenty of time with me and answers all concerns.
Aug 11, 2016
Dr. Rolston is an amazing physician. He is very thorough and extremely kind and caring. He is by far the best physician I have ever seen.
Aug 9, 2016
I always know I'm in very safe environment when I see him especially.
Aug 5, 2016
great
Aug 3, 2016
Dr. Rolston is 'THE BEST".
Jul 29, 2016
Dr. Rolston takes time explains everything, very caring, answers question if you ask questions. He makes sure that you understand everything!
Jul 28, 2016
Good experience.
Jul 28, 2016
DR ROLSTON IS THE VERY BEST...BUT GHP IS TYING HIS HANDS AND OTHER DOCTORS HANDS WITH THEIR DO AND DONTS.. TELLING THE DOCTORS WHAT MEDICINE & MEDICAL PROCEDURES CAN AN CAN NOT BE DONE.. WHAT A SINFUL ACT..INSURANCE PEOPLE ARE NOT DOCTORS AND SHOULD NOT DICTATE TO DOCTORS.............................
Jul 27, 2016
VERY GOOD CARE. DR. ROLSTON IS VERY COURTEOUS AND CARINNG. TREATS YOU AS A PERSON. VERY RESPECTFUL .I WOULD AND HAVE RECCOMENDED HIM TO OTHER PEOPLE. HE DOES AN AMAZING JOB .5 STAR IN MY BOOK. THANK YOU.
Jul 27, 2016
Hats off to Dr. Ralston, thorough follow through and unrivaled concern for my well being.
Jul 22, 2016
Dr. Rolston is great, we have built a good relationship.
Jul 7, 2016
Dr. Rolston is an excellent doctor.
Jul 7, 2016
Is he taking new patients? Probably not.All 5's as usual.
Jul 5, 2016
love dr. rolston. best pcp
June 30, 2016
Dr. Rolsten is not only an excellent physician but is a true gentleman always. My other two family members have him as their physician and his care is beyond excellent
June 28, 2016
Dr. Rolston is a caring, kind & highly competent.
June 27, 2016
Dr Rolston is an excellent physician. He does a thorough exam. He is a great example for the residents.
June 23, 2016
question 5 is N/A. no meds.
June 22, 2016
Dr. Rolston spent alot of time with me and I did not feel rushed at all.
June 15, 2016
Dr. Rolston is one of the best clinicians I have had since coming to GIM for 40+ years. I have every confidence in him for my healthcare.
June 9, 2016
Dr Rolston always takes whatever time needed. I never feel like he is rushing me threw to get to the next person. He explains everything. Calls from wherever he is if I send him a message on my geisinger. I recommend him and tell everyone about him. I finally have a doctor who I really trust with my life.
May 25, 2016
need more like Dr. Ralston
May 19, 2016
Awesome physician!!! Always gives me the time needed to explain everything to me and will listen to my concerns.
May 18, 2016
Dr Rolston is an outstanding physician, competent and caring.
May 11, 2016
Dr. Rolston is excellent, very caring, keeps on top of everything.
May 6, 2016
Dr. Rolston is thorough and caring. Always follows-up in the event other appts. are needed.
May 4, 2016
Dr. Rolston is exactly what you want your doctor to be. He is thorough, uses language (medical) that I can understand), prompt, and I feel comfortable with him as my doctor. He gets an A+!
May 4, 2016
Dr. Rolston is a kind considerate man. He takes his time with my mother and speaks to her in a caring way.
Apr 28, 2016
Very kind and great care provided. Thank you Dr. Rolston. #5. Supplements.
Apr 20, 2016
The provider is excellent in all aspects
Apr 14, 2016
I am willing to pay out-of-network charges to stay with Dr. Rolston as I have been with him for a long time.
Apr 13, 2016
Dr. Rolston is always great with our care! Also is always accessible!
Apr 1, 2016
Dr. Rolston is excellent!!!!!!!
March 31, 2016
Personally, I don't think you could find a better PCP. Dr. Rolston is amazing
March 24, 2016
Dr. Rolsten is so very professional in all areas. A true gentleman
March 10, 2016
Dr. Rolston has to be the best PCP I have ever had. He is professional and shows a genuine concern for my health, listens to my concerns and forms a plan that is agreeable and manageable for me. I greatly appreciate having him as my physician.
March 10, 2016
Dr. Rolston is very thorough doctor & listens to all my concerns. He always calls after my appointments to see how I'm doing.
March 9, 2016
It is a pleasure to work with Dr. Rolston to manage my father's care. My father & I have complete confidence in him. He is very respectful of us and our needs.
March 2, 2016
DR.RAlston is one of the most caring person I!ve encounter in many years HIs professional demeanor reflects that of family member rather then one of just a practicioner.He excudes the air of confidence that your welfare is most paramount. I consider myself most fortunate to have him as my care provider,and travel to geisinger from my home in Delaware to afford myself a outstanding professiional and a true gentleman.
Feb 23, 2016
Dr. Rolston is an excellent, caring, and concerned doctor. He explains and shows you on the computer where the pain is and why. You need more doctors that is concerned with what your physical problem is.