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This provider sees patients at the following locations:


Endoscopy Scenery Park State College
200 Scenery Dr
State College, PA 16801
General Surgery Gray's Woods State College
132 Abigail Lane
Port Matilda, PA 16870
General Surgery Cold Springs Rd Huntingdon
3228 Cold Springs Road
Huntingdon, PA 16652
Surgery Lock Haven
955 Bellefonte Ave
Lock Haven, PA 17745

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Armstrong, Mark E., MD Visit Geisinger.org for information on Mark E. Armstrong, MD. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Overall Rating:
4.8 out of 5
1 103 ratings
22 comments

Practicing Specialties:

  • Surgery, Board Certified, 1996
  • Breast Surgery

Education:

  • Temple University, School of Medicine 1988

Internship:

  • UPMC - Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh 1990

Residency:

  • UPMC - Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh 1993

Clinical Interests:

General surgery

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
- 4.7 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
- 4.8 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 >
March 25
Dr Armstrong is wonderful. Love the guy!!
March 11
Dr. Armstrong is the best. Very caring person!
Feb 24
Very confident with Dr. Armstrong.
Feb 12
Dr. Armstrong will be highly recommended.
Jan 29
Dr. Armstrong as well as all other staff were awesome. i would reccommend Dr. Armstrong to friends and family. i felt no pain during or after the surgery.
Jan 27
I am not a fan of surgeons, but Dr. Armstrong changed my opinion. He treated me with respect, was very informative.
Jan 13
Dr. Armstrong is a great person and an outstanding dr. I have great confidence in him.
Jan 13
All Staff Members are excellent
Jan 6
Dr. Armstrong is courteous & friendly. Knows what needs done and tells you. As for his staff, they are 2nd to none. My visit was a job well done. Thank you _____.
Dec 31, 2015
This was my 1st visit w/Dr. Armstrong. I trust him completely based on personal demeanor in attending/listening to my concerns & symptoms, his analysis & explanation of a treatment plan. He is willing to put all the pieces of the puzzle together before jumping to a conclusion.
Dec 2, 2015
I would recommend Dr. Armstrong to anyone who needed surgery. He is a very caring, compassionate surgeon. I have recommended him in the past.
Nov 23, 2015
Did not receive a good description of what the surgery would be like or what the expectations were for time off from work/limitations to lifestyle following surgery. I understand it was partially because we were going to have to repeat the appointment, but it wouldn't have been bad to give that understanding at this appointment.
Oct 22, 2015
Dr. Armstrong is very compassionate. He doesn't rush you if you have questions. He makes me feel comfortable in a less than comfortable situation.
Oct 14, 2015
Dr. Armstrong is one of the best surgeons.
Sep 9, 2015
*Dr. Armstrong rocks!
Sep 4, 2015
This information is for the PA that attended me. Dr. Armstrong was only in the room for 2 minutes tops
Aug 21, 2015
this was just a follow up after a mamogram
Jul 15, 2015
Everyone was concerned about me.
June 12, 2015
When told about a new problem, we discussed how to proceed, but after leaving the office, I had many questions about the cause and degree of concern about this issue. I wish I would have asked these questions while we were talking, but at the shock of a new development I wasn't quick enough to think of this. Perhaps a better discussion of the issue could have been included with the discussion of remedy.
May 22, 2015
Dr. Armstrong is one of the most amazing doctors I've ever seen, and I've seen many, many doctors. He was kind, nonjudgmental, didn't talk down to me, and was generally just a pleasure to work with as a patient. I wish that all of the doctors that I've had to deal with were like him.
May 15, 2015
Excellent!
May 1, 2015
I have heard wonderful things about Dr. Armstrong. Have several friends who had surgery under his care and all have had very good experiences with him. His PA was also very nice. They both spent an extended amount of time with me, which was appreciated. I have seen Geisinger doctors for over 20 years and have only ever felt rushed out of a visit once or twice. I have many friends who have Penn State Hershey insurance and they are always complaining about doctors making them feel rushed. So the extra time is always nice.