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Dermatology Scenery Park State College
200 Scenery Drive
State College, PA 16801

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Pendharkar, Ninad C., MD Visit Geisinger.org for information on Ninad C. Pendharkar, MD. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Overall Rating:
4.8 out of 5
1 291 ratings
50 comments

Practicing Specialties:

  • Dermatology, Board Certified, 2011

Education:

  • Penn State College of Medicine 2007

Residency:

  • The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center 2011

Languages:

  • Hindi
  • Marathi

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
- 4.8 out of 5
10. Likelihood of recommending provider
- 4.7 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 >
March 31
I am very pleased with this care provider and have already told others about him and recommended him.
March 1
The dermatology office and staff are wonderful!!!
Feb 29
Have already recommended him to several others.
Feb 25
The doctor ordered cream for my problem which he could of given me the first time and maybe I wouldn't of had to go back the second time.
Feb 25
Dr Pendharker is ok and I am comfortable with him for general dermatological issues. His examinations are a little quick and I am not certain that he wouldn't overlook conditions that I don't point out to him
Feb 22
Great experience!
Feb 22
You really should have a field for NA or something that reflects that I did not experience this. Previous question as an example... phoning into the clinic. I didn't need to phone in at all.
Feb 17
I like this Doctor a lot, he is friendly, courteous, and doesn't talk down to you.
Jan 26
Dr. Pendharkar was very friendly and made me feel very welcome. His patient interaction skills are excellent.
Jan 25
Dr. Pendharker patiently answers my many questions and provides very helpful answers.
Jan 18
Dr. Pendharkar was very nice and explained everything in terms i could understand. i liked him alot.
Jan 11
I felt a little hurried; it took longer driving to the appointment than the actual appointment. I wasn't given any options for treatment, he just told me he was prescribing two things. I would say the doctor was just fine and I didn't dislike, but I wouldn't go out of my way to get my friends or family to go to him.
Jan 6
He is an outstanding doctor. I recommend him to my friends.
Jan 4
We LOVE Dr. Penharkar! He is kind, perceptive, practical, clearly cares about the short- and long-term outcome for the patient, and provides excellent care. He is sensitive to both the concerns of the parent and the child and, he makes the child part of the conversation. He also is sensitive to scheduling concerns (e.g. At one point both our children were receiving care with him, and he recognized that their appointments were no synched up. He personally approached the folks in scheduling to ask them to synch their appointments if possible so that we didn't have to schedule so many visits.) He has a warm personality and a great sense of humor, too. All of your practitioners in our experiences (nursing staff, Michelle Thal-P.A., and Dr. Mentycka) at this location are very good and very practical in their approaches.
Dec 18, 2015
I was very impressed with the doctor. He was excellent: professional yet very friendly. I would rate him as highly as my family physician that I have been seeing for many years. Geisinger has made a very good selection hiring this doctor.
Dec 14, 2015
He is awesome.
Dec 10, 2015
The full body dermatological exam was more brief and superficial than any I have had in the past.
Dec 9, 2015
Very good experience. Doctor took time to ensure that I thoroughly understood the situation and what he was going to do. Very pleasant person. I felt very comfortable with him.
Dec 7, 2015
nobody want's to visit the Doctor but my visit was very pleasant and our conservation about my issue but i felt he was pleasant.
Nov 19, 2015
This doctor is just possibly the nicest and most caring physician I have ever encountered!
Nov 17, 2015
Dr. answered my questions and put me at ease with my concerns.
Nov 9, 2015
Nurse and doctor were attentive and explained me my problem which I was needed
Oct 29, 2015
I was beyond thrilled with NINAD C PENDHARKAR, MD. I deeply disliked my previous dermatologist, and I was hesitant about this visit. He is very kind and has a very easy manner.
Oct 22, 2015
This was one of the best appointments I've ever had in terms of feeling like I was being listened to and no issue was deemed unimportant. I would highly recommend Dr. Pendharker to anyone.
Oct 6, 2015
Good. Treats me like an old friend.
Oct 1, 2015
Dr. Pendharkar is consistently wonderful to work with. He is always friendly and upbeat, and he is very caring. He is the first dermatologist I have ever dealt with who takes my concerns about my skin seriously.
Oct 1, 2015
In & out in a few min. Froze 2 things on my chart. Not much said out them.
Sep 22, 2015
Dr. P was exceptional with my 11 year old daughter. I would highly recommend.
Sep 22, 2015
Overall a great experience.
Sep 14, 2015
The doc was amazing. Overall great experience. He addressed my concerns with empathy and provided great care. Can't say enough about him.
Sep 8, 2015
He was fantastic -- very thorough, likable, approachable.
Aug 27, 2015
Dr. Pendharkar is excellent. Extremely satisfied with his care.
Aug 25, 2015
I appreciate Dr. Pendharkar very much! He is kind, thorough, and efficient, and very competent.
Aug 17, 2015
great physician I have had
Aug 13, 2015
As noted above, a very positive experience and I will recommend him to family who need a skin care specialist.
Aug 12, 2015
Can't say enough good things about Dr. Pendharkar. He is one of my favorites! He shows true concern for my problems and offers great advice and includes me in decisions. I would highly recommend him to others!
Aug 10, 2015
It was a good experience he answered all my concerns and put my mind at ease.
Aug 4, 2015
slow process to treat my skin condition. I knew that going in but results are very good, just need more time and I expect to be back to normal.
Jul 29, 2015
Even though I thought the lab results could take as long as 7 to 10 days, Dr. Pendharkar called me with the results in less than 24 hours.
Jul 22, 2015
I have a great respect for Dr. Pendharker and have recommended him on several occasions. He has an excellent bedside Manor and is very patient when asked questions.
Jul 21, 2015
I have a skin condition that I asked him about but he wasn't confident in knowing what it was or how to treat it. He didn't offer the help of a second opinion or from another doctor in the office. I don't think he made the effort to try to figure out what the problem is.
Jul 15, 2015
The doctor took a lot of time to listen to my concerns & he explained everything without rushing.
June 23, 2015
PROFESSIONAL, courteous, explained things in great detail and allowed me to make informed decisions based on the information provided.
June 16, 2015
Doctor made me feel like I knew him all my life - He is great.
May 26, 2015
VERY PLEASED WITH VISIT
May 21, 2015
Dr. Pendharker was wonderful. Besides being professional, he showed care and understanding to me in my situation. He described with just the right amount of detail what he'd be doing, the timeline for results, and the aftercare for my wound. I was very comfortable with his overall care, and would recommend him to others needing the service of a dermatologist.
May 21, 2015
I liked that the dr. wrote down the name of the condition I had and what OTC treatments to use
May 18, 2015
I was pleasantly surprised at how great he was in explaining everything and he did the procedure right away as well which was wonderful and I didn't have to take more time off work. Then I got my results quicker than anticipated. Have already recommended him to others.
May 11, 2015
#10. I've recommended this physician to a number of people and they were told they weren't permitted to change from Dr. ---- to this doctor
May 5, 2015
Dr. Pendakar (sp??) is WONDERFUL!!! He takes the time to explain exactly what is going on. He's patient. He doesn't make my silly questions seem silly. He's extremely thorough. He's very friendly & caring & makes a person feel comfortable. I feel confident that I'm being well taken care of when visiting him.