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This provider sees patients at the following locations:


Ophthalmology Danville
100 N Academy Ave
Danville, PA 17822
Ophthalmology 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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Cessna, Christopher Thomas, DO Visit Geisinger.org for information on Christopher Thomas Cessna, DO. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Overall Rating:
4.8 out of 5
1 287 ratings
48 comments

Practicing Specialties:

  • Ophthalmology, Board Certified, 2008

Education:

  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 2002

Residency:

  • Geisinger Medical Center 2006

Fellowship:

  • U. of California - Davis Medical Center 2008
    Vitreous Retinal

Clinical Interests:

A fellowship-trained vitreoretinal specialist/surgeon, Dr. Cessna treats macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachments, inherited retinopathies, macular holes, epiretinal membranes and other vitreoretinal diseases.

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Board of Ophthalmology - Diplomate
  • American Society of Retina Specialists
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology

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
- 4.8 out of 5
8. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.7 out of 5
9. Patients' confidence in provider
- 4.9 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 >
Jan 18
My vists to Dr. Cessna have been excelent in all aspects. I recommend him frequently.
Jan 16
Dr. Cessna was very caring
Jan 3
Would definitely recommend Dr. Cessna. He was right to the point and very direct. Wonderful!
Dec 16, 2016
Absolutely to $10. I can' think of one suggestion aimed at improving Dr Cessna's service. He is really outstanding and his staff alsso ( suspect because of his training) leave little for one to make improvements about.
Dec 15, 2016
Doctor told me NOTHING about my condition and what to do next.
Dec 13, 2016
I've talked to people who have the same problem that I have, to see Dr. Cessna.
Dec 7, 2016
I have been very impressed with Dr. Cessna.
Dec 6, 2016
Always pleasant & very knowledgeable.
Nov 30, 2016
I've been through this treatment with this provider 18 to 20 times so it is a repetitively good experience.
Nov 23, 2016
Great to have this excellent doctor in our State College area.
Nov 15, 2016
good
Nov 11, 2016
Completely satisfied
Nov 4, 2016
Dr. Cessna is thorough and very caring.
Oct 19, 2016
Had left eye appeared to have increase in cataract condition. So Dr Cessna advised me to see my eye Dr to see if a change in glasses would help, or if the condition needed further help. He sent the info to my eye doctor and my primary care Dr.
Oct 18, 2016
excellent
Oct 6, 2016
Dr Cessna is kind caring and good at what he does
Sep 27, 2016
Dr. Cessna is superb. He is up or recommended treatments, clear and straight forward in his consultation and friendly and professional. I recommend him all the time.
Sep 21, 2016
N/A on 4 - 6
Sep 13, 2016
I really appreciated that Dr. Cessna did not act rushed. He listened carefully, explained clearly, and treated me respectfully without being patronizing.
Sep 6, 2016
Dr. C. Cessna is a very competent clinician.
Sep 2, 2016
Superb care.
Aug 31, 2016
Doctor seemed rushed
Aug 31, 2016
good
Aug 18, 2016
Dr. Cessna was very clear on my condition and treatment. He showed me what was wrong with my eye in words I understood. Excellent care.
Aug 17, 2016
I have a myriad of eye issues,and had been referred to him for one of these issues. He examined me 3 years prior to this appt. and I had other surgery that had to be done first, as he and my other surgeon had explained. Dr. Cessna told me everything to expect, from the beginning. The surgery could help, not help, or my vision would remain the same. I had great confidence in him and as it ifs still healing I do noir know what the final outcome will be. BUT, I would have still had Dr. Cessna do my retina surgery.
Aug 17, 2016
provider was patient and caring!
Jul 28, 2016
great
Jul 28, 2016
I can't say enough complimentary things about Dr. Cessna. He is always so pleasant and patient and is a wonderful asset to Geisinger. 5-star, A+ rating!
Jul 20, 2016
Dr. Cessna is excellent. I appreciate his personal attention.
Jul 15, 2016
All good Jo
June 30, 2016
I would recommend Dr. Cessna to anyone. He saved my husbands eye and he has a great personality and you are so lucky to have him.
June 30, 2016
I was released (yay!!!) so while I hopefully won't be back, I have recommended Dr. Cessna to anyone who needs a retina specialist. When you're relatively young and need a retina specialist, it's kind of scary. Dr. Cessna always instilled confidence.
June 29, 2016
I've always been treated very well.
June 10, 2016
5 - is really N/A.
May 24, 2016
I have always had a very positive experience with Geisinger staff! Good job.
May 17, 2016
Dr Cessna has always been completely helpful and open and showed concern about my well being. He referenced things he remembered from my previous visits , even though the last one was a year ago.
Apr 29, 2016
Dr. Cessna is an excellent doctor.
Apr 26, 2016
I couldn't have asked for a more professional, caring, thoughtful and skillful physician. I have the highest confidence in Dr. Cessna when it comes to dealing with my eyes. He's absolutely the best!
Apr 26, 2016
Only first visit!!
Apr 20, 2016
Not a great communicator or really talks with patient; strictly professional; doesn't inspire confidence tho he knows his stuff
Apr 20, 2016
Dr Cessna is a wonderful provider and answers all of my questions.
Apr 5, 2016
I especially respect Dr. Cessna for his attention to my needs & his professionalism, especially his knowledge of advances on his field.
March 29, 2016
Dr. Cessna was perfect in every aspect of my medical condition.
March 29, 2016
Dr. Cessna is always caring, confident, and patient.
March 16, 2016
He is friendly, knowledgeable,and concerned. He has won my trust. I consider him outstanding.
March 15, 2016
I can't say one thing negative it's been all good
March 4, 2016
Dr. Cessna is highly professional and has good aptitude in relating to his patients. #9. Dr. Cessna is very proficient.
Feb 24, 2016
Dr. Cessna is the best!!