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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

There is no publicly available rating for this care provider for one or more of the following reasons:
  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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Overall Rating:
4.8 out of 5
1 273 ratings

Practicing Specialties:

  • Ophthalmology, Board Certified, 2008


  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 2002


  • Geisinger Medical Center 2006


  • 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
- 4.8 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 >
Apr 26
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 20
Not a great communicator or really talks with patient; strictly professional; doesn't inspire confidence tho he knows his stuff
Apr 20
Dr Cessna is a wonderful provider and answers all of my questions.
Apr 5
I especially respect Dr. Cessna for his attention to my needs & his professionalism, especially his knowledge of advances on his field.
March 29
Dr. Cessna was perfect in every aspect of my medical condition.
March 29
Dr. Cessna is always caring, confident, and patient.
March 16
He is friendly, knowledgeable,and concerned. He has won my trust. I consider him outstanding.
March 15
I can't say one thing negative it's been all good
March 4
Dr. Cessna is highly professional and has good aptitude in relating to his patients. #9. Dr. Cessna is very proficient.
Feb 24
Dr. Cessna is the best!!
Feb 17
Again, since I come in once a month for an injection in my eye, my doctor no longer has to explain my follow-up treatment or what medications to apply to my eye.
Feb 4
Dr. Cesna was very professional, competent & caring.
Feb 3
We are very pleased with this Dr. He is so nice to us and does a great job. THANKS.
Feb 2
Best treatmemt possible.
Jan 26
Dr. Cessna was very professional from beginning to end of the appointment. His explanations were very clear. He asked me to give him a call in a couple of weeks after I made my decisioed, He respected the time I needed to think about what is the proper course for me to proceed. I have gathered much reading material and I am now in the process of deciding what to do. I will be making my call to him very soon. I am very happy that Dr. Cessna had the time to take me as his new patient. I feel quite comfortable with him because of the knowledge and skills he has. No medications were discussed during my visit with him.
Jan 22
Dr. Cessna is excellent; I am confident in his diagnosis and his treatment plans. He is always gracious and takes the time to really explain what is going on and what to be concerned with. He is upfront about concerns and positive with his explanations. No one, particularly at my age, expects to have retinal problems and so it's pretty important that you feel good about the guy making the decisions that impact your sight. I never feel rushed during my appointments and he's great with questions. I would absolutely recommend him to others.
Jan 14
Definitely would recommend Dr. Cessna and staff
Dec 30, 2015
5) and 6) not available If excellent were a choice for Dr. Cessna, I would give him excellent marks across the board. 10) I already have recommended him to a number of people.
Dec 17, 2015
excellent, attentive, effective care
Dec 8, 2015
Dr. Cessna is absolutely the best. You are very fortunate to have him on staff. Only reason I wouldn't recommend him is to keep him to myself.
Dec 3, 2015
I would recommend Dr. Cessna to anyone. I could because he saved my husband's eye and he is such a personable person.
Nov 25, 2015
Nov 11, 2015
Dr Cessna has always been very kind, friendly and very knowledgable. I would completely trust his decisions regarding my care.
Nov 10, 2015
Dr. Cessna is one of the best care providers that I have ever had. I am fortunate to have found his practice.
Nov 3, 2015
Oct 27, 2015
We are very impressed with Dr. Cessna. Very nice, knowledgeable man.
Oct 13, 2015
Thought both eyes were to be dilated. Only one. I could have driven myself. My wife left work unnecessarily. Lame. Be clear when you print "eyes will be dilated". It is not always both. Work on clarity.
Sep 29, 2015
*Dr. Cessna is very caring and very up-to-date on recent clinical trials or release of new medications. He gets an A+ from me.
Sep 29, 2015
Dr Cessna is an excellent Dr and has been treating me for a few years for bleeding in my eye and I have to get injections. He even guided me how to get my out of pocket expenses since these shots cost thousands of dollars. He treats me like he would treat his own grandmother.
Sep 29, 2015
Excellent, intelligent, kind Doctor.
Sep 25, 2015
best experience ever in a medical situation,
Sep 24, 2015
My experience was good but my problem was not solved. I left the office with no satisfaction or route to take next.
Sep 18, 2015
Dr. Cessna is an excellent physician, very through and caring.
Sep 3, 2015
Aug 28, 2015
As I stated Geisinger and our area is BLESSED to have such a skilled professional. I have recommenced him and would NOT want anyone else to work on me. Very compassionate, carrying, though and confident.
Aug 25, 2015
I am so glad fate brought me into Dr. Cessna's care. He makes me feel I am his sole focus. I've had physicians who's only focus is getting on to the next patient. This is a very welcome exception.
Aug 5, 2015
#6. No explanation given because procedure is done about every other month and I guess it is assumed I know what to do.
Jul 16, 2015
Dr Cessna is an excellent care provider, in that he takes time to explain issues in a clear understanding way, an yet he wants to hear your opinion on treatment options.
June 18, 2015
dr Cessna takes his time and treats me with dignity
June 16, 2015
dr Cessna and his staff are fantastic. even though my condition is serious, I actually enjoy my visits. really great people.
June 11, 2015
Dr. Cessna is awesome. I told him that too. He talks to me about my condition and he cares. I wish all doctors were like him!!
June 3, 2015
Dr Cessna is the only Dr I would willingly see for my retinal care. I am a retired healthcare professional, and feel I am better able to make this judgement than the average patient. I actually changed my health insurance policy (thanks Obama!) specifically to continue to be able to see him as opposed to a new retina specialist.
May 28, 2015
Dr. Cessna always has time to answer questions and he never seems rushed.