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This provider sees patients at the following locations:

Nephrology Danville
100 N Academy Ave
Danville, PA 17822
Transplant Surgery 3rd Floor GSC Wilkes Barre
1000 E Mountain Blvd
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711

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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 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.

Hartle, James Edward, MD Visit for information on James Edward Hartle, MD. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Chairman, Division of Medicine, Geisinger Health System
Overall Rating:
4.8 out of 5
1 69 ratings

Practicing Specialties:

  • Nephrology, Board Certified, 1996


  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University 1985


  • Wilford Hall U. S. A. F. Medical Center 1988


  • Duke University Medical Center 1995

Clinical Interests:

Nephrolithiasis, chronic kidney disease, glomerulonephritis, acute renal failure. Dr. Hartle is UNOS certified.

Related Interests:

Governmental policies and oversite of nephrology practice

Professional Memberships:

  • American Society of Nephrology
  • National Nephrology Coverage Advisory Panel
  • Network 4 Medical Review Board
  • Renal Physician Association

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
- 4.8 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
- 4.7 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
- 4.8 out of 5
8. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.7 out of 5
9. Patients' confidence in provider
- 4.8 out of 5
10. 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 >
Aug 25
Dr. Hartle is amazing & is one of Geisingers best kept secrets on 8th floor of Foss Clinic - he is one of Top 3 doctors I ever met.
Aug 11
Outstanding doc!!
Jul 28
Excellent doctor.
Jul 19
Dr apologized for the wait & explained why (pt stuck in traffic) but then seemed rushed & distracted.
Jul 7
Excellent Doctor very caring.
June 2
Dr. Hartle is awesome, he goes above & beyond in interacting with my special needs daughter. We couldn't ask for a better nephrologist.
Apr 28
Dr. Hartle is an excellent doctor, he answers all your questions, if you need to call him for anything, he always returns your calls. His care is top-notch & always keeps you informed.
Apr 7
He is one of the best doctors I have ever dealt with. He goes out of his way to explain things so they can be understood.
March 31
Dr. Hartle wonderful doctor recommend him to anyone with kidney stones.
March 10
Dr. Hartle is thorough and an excellent care provider.
Jan 14
I wouldn't consider any one else. He is very compassionate and caring.
Jan 14
Dr. Hartle is a model physician. He is very thorough. He takes time to explain things. He invites questions. He always asks about my family and personal life and is very sincere and genuine. A great doctor.
Jan 7
Dr. Hartle is an outstanding dr. He's kind, friendly, and explains & talks to you about everything. He's at the top of my list.
Dec 3, 2015
Dr. Hartle is very nice and very thorough!!