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This provider sees patients at the following locations:


Rheumatology Danville
100 N Academy Ave
Danville, PA 17822
Rheumatology Lewisburg
250 Reitz Blvd
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Rheumatology Selinsgrove
620 University Ave
Selinsgrove, PA 17870

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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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Olenginski, Thomas P., MD, FACP Visit Geisinger.org for information on Thomas P. Olenginski, MD, FACP. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Overall Rating:
4.7 out of 5
1 219 ratings
38 comments

Practicing Specialties:

  • Rheumatology, Board Certified, 1992

Education:

  • Penn State College of Medicine 1984

Residency:

  • Geisinger Medical Center 1987

Fellowship:

  • Geisinger Medical Center 1991
    Rheumatology

Clinical Interests:

- Osteoarthritis (OA)
- Gout
- Pseudogout
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
- Undifferentiated connective tissue disease
- Scleroderma
- Raynauds
- Sjogren’s
- Dermatomyositis
- Polymyositis
- Psoratic arthritis
- Ankylosing spondylitis
- Reactive arthritis
- Septic arthritis
- Osteoporosis
- Fracture liaison service
- Secondary prevention fractures
- DXA/bone density testing
- Rheumatiod arthritis
- PMA/temporar arthritis
- ANCA vasculitis
- Other vasculitis
- Lupus and CTAs
- Osteoarthritis
- General rheumatology care

 

Related Interests:

Rheumatology fellowship - teaching, mentoring
Community health education - public speaking
Clinical research
Scientific publications

Professional Memberships:

  • American College of Physicians - Fellow
  • American College of Rheumatology - Fellow
  • International Society of Clinical Densitometry

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
- 4.7 out of 5
5. Provider information about medications
- 4.6 out of 5
6. Provider instructions for follow-up care
- 4.6 out of 5
7. Provider spoke using clear language
- 4.7 out of 5
8. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.6 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 >
Apr 20
love my Doctor. He has helped me beyond belief.
Apr 8
great job,doctor made me feel like I was his most important patient.
Apr 1
Dr. O is the best!! He has been by doc for over 15 years!
March 28
I have all the confidence in the world that Dr. OLengenski is informed of all options available for me, explains the options thoroughly and why, and together we decide on a plan.
March 22
Dr. O was exceptional that day. His concern to get me to use less pain medication was great. His suggestion to use a different approach to the problem is working out just fine. I have had much more mobility since the visit. I have recommended him before and I will do so in the future.
March 3
I like that Dr. Olenginski listens attentively to my questions & answers them without being impatient.
Feb 24
Dr. Olenginski has been very helpful in assessing and managing my clinical condition on an ongoing basis. He listens to all my concerns, examines me and plans out the strategy to resolve most of them. He even writes down on a piece of paper some of the analysis for me to review later on if I need to. He is easily accessible for emergencies.
Feb 12
Excellent Doctor
Feb 8
Since 1997 no matter what office I go to this provider has been most pleasant and very professional.
Feb 8
good
Jan 26
The resident that I seen was very caring and listened to my problems. The doctor did not listen, did not care and gave me no answers on what could be wrong with me. He ordered tests and have not heard back on what he might be theogonic the problem is or what to do now.
Jan 25
I always look forward to my appointment with Dr. Olengenski. He takes time to explain every thing that is important to me.
Dec 28, 2015
Dr. Olenginski is a fantastic Doctor.
Dec 11, 2015
Dr. Olenginski took a considerable amount of time to HAND WRITE info. about biologics because of my concerns. He made it understandable as well as knowledgeable. I can't thank him enough for the time and effort he put into my appointment. I never had a doctor do that.
Nov 30, 2015
Dr Olengenski is a fabulous Dr I would follow him anywhere. He seems to care how things are going and how you are feeling. He responds well to my questions and helps as good as he can.
Oct 1, 2015
The care the doctor & nurse give in this department is excellent. And I would recommend *Dr. Olenginski to others.
Sep 11, 2015
Excellent doctor.
Sep 11, 2015
did a fine job, very positive and concerned will my health issues
Sep 8, 2015
The doctor came into see me for a total of 2 minutes to shake my hand.
Sep 8, 2015
Doctor took extra care to have me have an IV to relieve swelling that day.
Sep 4, 2015
I've had many doctors in my 52 years, esp since breaking my neck 40 years ago, and Dr. Olenginski is perhaps the best I've ever had: professional yet friendly; time efficient and yet patient, thorough and non-patronizing when answering my questions and explaining things. Simply: I really like him.
Sep 2, 2015
Already recommend this care provider.
Aug 21, 2015
I would highly recommend Dr. Thomas P. Olenginski. I was very impressed being a new patient he sent me the results of the tests he ordered the same day. He is a very pleasant and took the time to explain his thoughts concerning my problem. 5 stars without a doubt! This also applies to Dr. West.
Aug 19, 2015
I wish he were closer I would change for him to be my regular dr. he was very nice. informative. easy to talk to. explained everything in depth and answered all of my million questions. A+
Aug 12, 2015
excellent, concerned, professional
Aug 11, 2015
Dr. Olingenski was very helpful. Also corresponded to me through the "myGeisinger" program.
Aug 11, 2015
Difference like night & day from last doctor I saw (Dr. -----) *Dr. Olenginski is professional and appears knowledgeable. Would recommend.
Aug 10, 2015
My DR. is very caring
Aug 7, 2015
I had a very positive experiences with Dr. Olenginski. He was very informative and his communication between doctor and patient was excellent. He sent mygeisinger messages explaining lab and test results on non-work days in order to keep me informed. He went above and beyond with sending a letter of fitness membership cancellation because of my injuries. I appreciate the time and effort he puts into make my health a priority.
Jul 29, 2015
Told brother he loves him to he is treated by him.
Jul 24, 2015
when first diagnosed with r.a. dr oleginski took great care in explaining tests. medications, what r.a. is and how to live with it
Jul 22, 2015
I have recommended *Dr. O to 2 of my friends with RA/fibromyalgia.
Jul 7, 2015
Dr Olenginski always shows his deepest care for his patients and I am grateful for that.
Jul 6, 2015
Tom is very well met with a broad laughing smile. Very competent and smart. Loves to teach. Sees things in broad outline and doesn't get into smaller details . I am confident he knows his stuff. I like his conservative approach .
June 10, 2015
English not spoken clearly- difficult to understand. The accent made it difficult to understand the English. (Probably just me).
June 8, 2015
He made recommendations to my doctor to take away my sleep med. If she does, I won't be able to sleep. I worked for over a year to get my meds to where I can function. I asked about any alternative treatments and both he and the residents said, "Like what?" Not my job to know that. I have seen things like cortisone injections, physical therapy, etc.
June 4, 2015
Very good.
May 27, 2015
pe rsonally called and kept my informed of my condition.