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This provider sees patients at the following locations:


Pediatric Endoscopy Mechanicsburg
2015 Technology Parkway
Hampden Township, PA 17050
Pediatric Gastroenterology Altoona
1304 7th St
Altoona, PA 16601
Pediatric Gastroenterology Danville
100 N Academy Ave
Danville, PA 17822
Pediatric Gastroenterology Mt Pleasant Scranton
531 Mt Pleasant Dr
Scranton, PA 18503
Pediatric Gastroenterology Selinsgrove
620 University Ave
Selinsgrove, PA 17870
Pediatric Gastroenterology Silver Creek Center Mechanicsburg
335 Lambs Gap Rd
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Pediatric Gastroenterology South Williamsport
204 Curtin St
South Williamsport, PA 17702
Pediatric Gastroenterology Towanda
71 Hospital Dr
Towanda, PA 18848
Pediatric Gastroenterology 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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Peters, John Murphy, DO Visit Geisinger.org for information on John Murphy Peters, DO. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology
Overall Rating:
4.9 out of 5
1 74 ratings
26 comments

Practicing Specialties:

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology, Board Certified, 1997

Education:

  • Michigan State U. - College of Osteopathic Medicine 1981

Internship:

  • Bi - County Community Hospital 1982

Residency:

  • Michigan State U. - College of Osteopathic Medicine 1984
  • Children's Hospital of Michigan 1987

Fellowship:

  • Children's Hospital of Michigan 1996
    Pediatric Gastroenterology

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
- 4.9 out of 5
3. Provider concern for questions/worries
- 4.9 out of 5
4. Provider efforts to include in decisions
- 4.9 out of 5
5. Provider information about medications
- 4.9 out of 5
6. Provider instructions for follow-up care
- 4.9 out of 5
7. Provider spoke using clear language
- 4.9 out of 5
8. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.9 out of 5
9. Patients' confidence in provider
- 4.9 out of 5
10. Likelihood of recommending provider
- 4.9 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 >
June 21
Dr. Peters is amazing. I wish he wasn't leaving!
June 14
Dr. Peters is an amazing physician! He is always on top of everything- he is aware and reads charts PRIOR to meeting us and is prompt to handle any issues- he treated us like people, not another number or patient x. He was willing and eager to help us and if he couldn't help us - he said he would find someone who could! We will be forever in his debt for everything he did for us. Most of all, for treating us like in his own opinion how every doc should treat a patient - but in our experience most don't! Not every mom is crazy or overeactive- way too many doctors treat us that way. Dr. Peters is a role model for all doctors and he will be sadly missed as he leaves your institution this fall, in our eyes irreplaceable.
May 23
Best of luck to Dr. Peters, he was one of our favorites, he will be missed at Geisinger! He was friendly, passionate about his career, explained things well, understanding, and willing to do a number of tests to get to the bottom of my daughter's feeding issues.
May 20
Dr. Peters is a wonderful, caring physician. He will be greatly missed.
Apr 8
I think Dr. Peters is absolutely wonderful. He makes my daughter feel very comfortable and talks to her in a way that she can understand what is going on.
Apr 4
Very disappointed that Dr. Peters is leaving. He's been very helpful and supportive.
March 30
We absolutely love Dr. Peters. He has been one of the best doctors on our sons care team since he was born. He is a tremendous asset to Geisinger's staff.
March 11
I don't think I have ever experienced a more thorough pediatric doctor in any speciality for any of my children and D. peters treats two of my children one who has been a very tricky case. I have been truly blessed that someone was watching town on me when this doctor was given to our family. It will truly be a sad day to see him go but I can't say I am leaving not knowing my daughter has now the proper diagnosis that any doctor can follow her properly. He is a very talented doctor and a genious at his profession.
March 3
Very _____ very sad to see Dr. Peters leave Geisinger.
Feb 29
Very impressed with Dr Peters! My daughter felt very comfortable with him. He instilled confidence that he would figure out what medical condition is causing her sx.
Feb 24
Dr. Peters is the best Dr you have and if it wasn't for him we would have never stayed with Geisinger. He was the only one that LISTENED to us from the start about our daughter. When the rest of the Dr. Already had their minds made up about her and tried sending us home till he stepped in back in August. Thank you for this survey we wanted you to know how great his been to our family
Feb 24
Very sad to see him leave, my daughter is only 3 and she don't want him to go. He did a very awesome job and would recommend him to anybody. Best wishes!
Jan 15
As always, we received the best service from Dr. Peters. I wish all Geisinger providers provided the same level of care.
Jan 13
We love Dr. Peter's
Dec 30, 2015
Always a great experience w/Dr. Peters. He makes my daughter feel at ease & explains everything so thoroughly.
Dec 28, 2015
Dr. Peters is the best doctor we've ever been to. He is very nice, caring and great with children.
Dec 22, 2015
Can't say enough about Dr. Peters. His kindness and concern for my child was outstanding. He gives true meaning to the phrase "care provider."
Dec 7, 2015
Dr. John Peters is the best doctor I have ever come in contact with.
Dec 1, 2015
I can say, without reservation, that Dr. Peters is the very best doctor any member of my family has seen. He is friendly and kind to my child and always takes extra time to explain what he's doing. With me, he is thorough in his explanation of my child's condition and treatment plan. I always feel that he is genuinely concerned about my child's welfare. My child has had to have lab work done several times and I could not believe it when Dr. Peters personally called me to give me the results. I will absolutely recommend him to others.
Nov 13, 2015
Dr. Peters was amazing. He made my daughter feel very comfortable. I was so thankful for how kind he was with her and very informative. He was one of the best doctors that I have experienced. I will tell everyone how wonderful our experience was.
Nov 12, 2015
Dr.Peters is amazing! Knew everything about my child before we even met. Best doctor I've seen in years. Truely a great assets to Geisinger!
Oct 26, 2015
Dr. Peters is a credit to his profession, no messing around right on top of my son's care.
Sep 14, 2015
One of the best providers I have seen - introduced himself, empathetic, explained everything in an easy to understand manner to both parties (child and adult), spent lots of time with us and did not make us feel rushed or that he was harried to get to the next patient. He said he read our chart the night before - sad to say that's the exception versus the norm, but hearing him say that made me more comfortable about the care he was going to provide.
Sep 2, 2015
he was very good at responding to email messages/questions.
Aug 4, 2015
Dr John Peters is top notch! He is caring, compassionate, thorough, and knowledgable. His main goal is David's health and happiness.
Jul 31, 2015
*Dr. Peters is wonderful - could not ask for a better provider.