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This provider sees patients at the following locations:

Family Practice Lock Haven
955 Bellefonte Ave
Lock Haven, PA 17745

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.

Getz, John R. Jr., PA-C Visit for information on John R. Getz Jr., PA-C. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Overall Rating:
4.8 out of 5
1 169 ratings

Practicing Specialties:

  • Physician Assistant, Board Certified, 1994
  • Family Medicine
  • Primary Care


  • The Milton S. Hershey Medical Ctr. - P. A. Program 1977


  • UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson U. Hospital - New Brun 1970

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
- 4.8 out of 5
3. Provider concern for questions/worries
- 4.8 out of 5
4. Provider efforts to include in decisions
- 4.8 out of 5
5. Provider information about medications
- 4.8 out of 5
6. Provider instructions for follow-up care
- 4.8 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 >
Dec 18, 2015
Long time PA-C; excellent care - I trust him implicitly.
Dec 14, 2015
I've already recommended John Getz to others and will do so again!
Dec 4, 2015
John Getz saved my life 20 years ago when my large intestine was ready to break. Complete confidence in him.
Oct 26, 2015
John Getz listens to his patients and understands that "one size fits all" medical treatments don't always work. I would highly recommend him.
Oct 22, 2015
Everything was good
Oct 9, 2015
John Getz did an excellent job.
Oct 2, 2015
John is always thorough and knowledgeable.
Sep 21, 2015
I do not want you to think I was automatically filling in "very good". It is my sincere answer for each one.
Sep 3, 2015
Cares about the patient
Aug 20, 2015
My son, in son the spectrum and John Getz relates to him very well. If my son does not understand what he is asking, he will ask him in another way until he knows my son understands him. He answers any questions I have and any concerns I have he addresses it. I fill confident in the treatment we get from Mr Getz and would recommend him as a provider to any of my friends and family.
Aug 19, 2015
John Getz is the most compassionest provider in that building.
Jul 31, 2015
Excellent PA.
Jul 28, 2015
I have highly recommended Mr. Getz to friends and relatives
Jul 28, 2015
I have Yet To receive or say any thing BAD about John and the Staff They are very friendly and Helpful
Jul 9, 2015
*Dr. Smith - Love her *John Getz - Wonderful - Had a hard time at first we loved *Bart N_____ for years she cared about our family.
June 11, 2015
John R. Getz, Jr. PA-C is very excellent at his job. We only go to see him.
June 9, 2015
I have already recommended many people to go see John Getz, family and friends.
May 18, 2015
Mr. Getz always takes his time to explain everything to me about my needs.
May 8, 2015
John is one of the best PA's (doctors) I've ever seen. I recommend him to my friends and family. He has a great sense of humor and puts you at ease. He genuinely cares.
Apr 24, 2015
Never had any problems with John
Apr 20, 2015
I have worked with John for over 22 years. I am extremely confident in his professional ability to provide the care needed or refer me to someone else that may be able to help remedy my problems
Apr 14, 2015
John Getz continues to provide excellent care.
March 23, 2015
There was no condition for concern. There was no need for follow up care.
March 17, 2015
John's the best!
March 12, 2015
John Getz is the best. He has seen my whole family for many years
March 10, 2015
John Getz is always great. Friendly, informative, and we always trust him.
March 4, 2015
Very concerned about my issues
March 3, 2015
That is why I go to him!
March 2, 2015
John is wonderful. Never have any problems. He makes NY daughter feel comfortable
Feb 12, 2015
My mother-in-law brought my daughter to this appt. w/ a list of my concerns. Mr. Getz listened & made a diagnosis. Then, he explained the meds to her as well. Mr. Getz has always been good with my daughters. They don't have as much anxiety going to the doctor, knowing that he will be there to see them.