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This provider sees patients at the following locations:


Infectious Disease AGC5 Danville
100 N Academy Ave
Danville, PA 17822
Infectious Disease Electric Ave Lewistown
310 Electric Ave
Lewistown, PA 17044
Infectious Disease Scenery Park State College
200 Scenery Park
State College, PA 16801

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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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Foltzer, Michael A., MD, FACP Visit Geisinger.org for information on Michael A. Foltzer, MD, FACP. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Overall Rating:
4.7 out of 5
1 70 ratings
12 comments

Practicing Specialties:

  • Infectious Diseases, Board Certified, 1990

Education:

  • U. of Cincinnati, College of Medicine 1981

Internship:

  • Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital and Clinics 1982

Residency:

  • Christ Hospital - Cincinnati, OH 1983
  • Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital and Clinics 1986

Fellowship:

  • U. of Rochester Affiliated Hospitals 1990
    Infectious Disease

Clinical Interests:

Antibiotic stewardship
Rapid molecular diagnostics
Prosthetic joint and related orthopaedic infections
Biofilm-related infections

Related Interests:

Medical humanities

Professional Memberships:

  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Microbiology
  • Infectious Disease Society of America
  • Society for Hospital Epidemiology of America

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
- 4.7 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
- 4.7 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
- 4.6 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 27
He was one of the best doctors I have ever gone to. He had great bedside manner and was very witty.
Apr 13
I feel extremely fortunate to have Dr.Foltzer as a care provider. I couldn't imagine being cared for any other way!
Apr 11
He was very precise. Easy to understand. He seemed very caring about my health problems.
Apr 11
excellent experience with doctor
Feb 9
If some one needed an infectious disease doctor I would recommend him.
Jan 5
I recommend Geisinger ALL the time!
Dec 10, 2015
Only saw him 1 time. More familiar with Dr. Seth.
Dec 3, 2015
He was very, very nice. I went in with the attitude that I wouldn't like him because he was taking Dr. Seth's place but I liked him very much.
Oct 27, 2015
no further remarks
Oct 2, 2015
*Dr. Foltzer is awesome! He has such a caring & sincere personality.
Sep 2, 2015
Dr. Foltzer's interaction and care, from the beginning of my problem in early July through my recent office visit, has been exceptional in every one of the above categories. He has kept me informed at every turn, and it has been obvious how much time and effort he has put into (A) diagnosing the problem and (B) plotting a course for resolution. It is also obvious that he is still committed to finding the initial cause. Additionally, from the outset I have felt our conversations and discussions have been more person to person rather than doctor to patient. I have complete confidence in Dr. Foltzer and would recommend him without hesitation to anyone.
Aug 3, 2015
*Dr. Foltzer has been amazing with us from the very beginning. We were very lucky he took my son's case.