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Family Practice Gray's Woods State College
132 Abigail Lane
Port Matilda, PA 16870

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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.

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Newhouser, Laura Morton, DO Visit Geisinger.org for information on Laura Morton Newhouser, DO. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Overall Rating:
4.7 out of 5
1 207 ratings
48 comments

Practicing Specialties:

  • Family Medicine, Board Certified, 2013
  • Primary Care

Education:

  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 2010

Residency:

  • Latrobe Area Hospital 2013

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
- 4.7 out of 5
3. Provider concern for questions/worries
- 4.7 out of 5
4. Provider efforts to include in decisions
- 4.8 out of 5
5. Provider information about medications
- 4.6 out of 5
6. Provider instructions for follow-up care
- 4.7 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
- 4.7 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 >
Jan 17
Doctor was extremely courteous and friendly, yet very professional in patient interaction. She explained all procedures and recommendations thoroughly to my satisfaction and discussed potential outcomes. I would consider this doctor for future appointments when my regular physician was not available.
Jan 13
I have already recommended her to someone who took my advice and will meet with her soon.
Dec 22, 2016
I was impressed with the amount of time she spent with me.
Dec 20, 2016
I was extremely pleased with Dr. Newhouser and have recommended to other members of my family.
Dec 16, 2016
My exam showed I needed an ultrasound. The doctor was able to get me into the ultrasound clinic right away.
Dec 15, 2016
Dr. Newhauser has been very helpful in working with me to improve my diabetes control. She made some changes in my medication which are showing results already.
Dec 13, 2016
This was my first visit with Dr. Newhouser and I was very pleased with her. I feel very confident that Dr. Newhouser will give me the best care needed, because she took time to listen and talk to me. She is a great new addition to Geisinger!
Dec 10, 2016
Dr. Laura Newhouser is an amazing doctor. She listens, genuinely cares, and is helpful. Most of all, I trust her.
Dec 8, 2016
I felt very comfortable with Dr. Newhouser and am happy with her as my new doctor.
Dec 1, 2016
After seeing Dr. O'Brien and Dr. Jacobs....I was not impressed with Dr. Newhouser. Some of my questions and concerns she said she would have to send me to specialist because she couldn't deal with them. Why see her then?? My other doctors didn't send me away.....No thanks
Nov 10, 2016
Dr. Laura Newhouser explained all the above. Communications between patient and provider excellent.
Oct 25, 2016
Dr. Newhouser is my new care provider and I understand she doesn't know me well. She needs to consider what has worked in the past as far as treatments of existing problems or conditions I have. I am more of a natural approach to treatment and don't even like using medication, so when I suggest one that has worked in the past, regardless if it is an antibiotic, Dr. Newhouser needs to consider that an option instead of immediately educating me on how another medication is more appropriate........
Oct 21, 2016
She was great, as always.
Oct 20, 2016
I give this doctor an A+.
Oct 20, 2016
General check up. No specific problems. No medications questions.
Oct 13, 2016
I had a concern about my mental health which is a hard subject to even bring up, and I felt embarrassed and like my provider didn't take my concern seriously or ask many questions about the issues I'm having. discouraging to have this response and makes me afraid to bring up future mental health questions
Oct 13, 2016
Appreciated her time in explaining what tests could or could not be done depending on how extensive I wanted to check on a symptom. Came back in after test to explain the results.
Oct 7, 2016
Doctor Newhouser is an extremely good doctor I have a lot of confidence in her, she is very knowledgeable and takes time her patients.
Oct 6, 2016
I have seen Dr. Newhouser in the past and she was wonderful. She didn't seem to concerned with anything I questioned her on. She didn't seem like she wanted to be bothered with just a "physical". Seemed very tired when talking to me.
Sep 29, 2016
Laura Newhouser is such a caring, compassionate dr. Always up to date on my progress and is working hard to make me better. I trust her with my life.
Aug 30, 2016
Dr. Newhouser was thorough & considerate. She made me feel comfortable with the procedures.
Aug 12, 2016
Dr. Newhouser was professional and knowledgeable. I love her approach to overall health. And, from what I observed, she has a gift for putting patients at ease. I'm delighted to have found this talented physician.
Aug 6, 2016
Very positive experience. Really helped me calm down.
Aug 2, 2016
Very nice doctor!
June 30, 2016
Dr. Newhouser is an intelligent physician who does her best to help her patient.
June 23, 2016
I tear up every time I think about what Dr. Newhouser does for me. I cannot thank her enough for her genuine care and professionalism. She is the best doctor I have ever had.
June 23, 2016
I was being re-established from Dr. O'Brien and here for new pt. physical. I had some specific concerns and symptoms the Dr. needed to address. She was very thorough and made a plan if the symptoms did not abate in the next 2 weeks.
June 17, 2016
I have recommended Dr. Newhouser to others. She is very caring!!
June 10, 2016
I was very impressed my Laura Newhouser. She listened to my problem, asked the right questions, and in the end recommended I go to a specialist. She was very professional and fun. I really enjoyed my visit with her. Out of all of doctors at Grays Woods that I have seen she is without a doubt my favorite.
June 9, 2016
Dr Newhouser is very friendly and pleasant during the visit
June 4, 2016
She was fantastic!
June 2, 2016
Dr. Newhouser is very caring, concerned, and listens to all I have to say. Never makes me feel rushed.
May 24, 2016
Dr. Newhouser is the greatest.
May 3, 2016
I am a new patient to Dr Newhouser. She took a good amount of time with me to get to know me and my health needs. She was very kind, very informative, and kept herself open to me asking questions or sharing concerns. #5 gets a "good," because I am familiar with all my meds and didn't need her to give me further info.
Apr 28, 2016
You have an excellent practice if you can get the phone system fixed.
Apr 26, 2016
Dr. Newhouser has always been very helpful to me & my issues.
Apr 22, 2016
I thought she was wonderful. very sweet and really felt like I could confide in her.
Apr 15, 2016
she was exceptional. the first time I'd seen her. I requested her for my promary physician. she really listened and was sympathetic.
Apr 12, 2016
Dr. Newhouser listened to my reason for being there and scheduledme with the appropriate follow up doctors. She also scheduledsome testing just as a precaution.
Apr 9, 2016
Dr. Newhouser saw me because I couldn't get in with my PCP, Dr. Damaske. She was so great that I might switch to her as my PCP because it's hard to get in to see Dr. Damaske.
Apr 8, 2016
Dr never listened to me when I told her I didn't feel good. Had pneumonia for 2 months. Almost died, dr never even knew it.
March 29, 2016
Best experience with my family dr. I switched to Dr. Newhouser and my boyfriend as well.
March 24, 2016
she is very nice and understanding. she is patient and talks to me like an adult not like I'm wasting her time. she is great!!!!
March 24, 2016
I am always amazed with the amount of time Dr. Newhouser spends with me. I never feel as though I am being rushed, or that she is overloaded with patients and running behind.
March 22, 2016
I really like Dr. Newhouser and I feel that she is always competent and thorough. I have recommended her to several people in the last year.
March 17, 2016
Dr. Newhouser is an exceptional physician. She has an excellent bedside manner. Is easily able to talk to my 12 year old daughter and as a parent she communicates very well and answers all of my questions. She is also very quick at responding to myGeisinger messages. I highly recommend her to anyone and she is definitely an asset to Grays Woods!
March 4, 2016
I am very happy with her and she gives me more information than the other doctor I had.
Feb 26, 2016
Dr. Newhouser and nurse were friendly and informative.