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Patients call:1-800-275-6401


This provider sees patients at the following locations:


Family Practice Nicholson
2631 Rte 11
PO Box 591
Nicholson, PA 18446
Family Practice Tunkhannock
10 Trieble Road Suite 3
Tunkhannock, PA 18657

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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Russell, Gary Dwight, MD Visit Geisinger.org for information on Gary Dwight Russell, MD. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Overall Rating:
4.5 out of 5
1 139 ratings
16 comments

Practicing Specialties:

  • Family Medicine, Board Certified, 1990
  • Primary Care

Education:

  • Oral Roberts U., School of Medicine 1987

Residency:

  • Washington Hospital 1990

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
- 4.5 out of 5
3. Provider concern for questions/worries
- 4.5 out of 5
4. Provider efforts to include in decisions
- 4.4 out of 5
5. Provider information about medications
- 4.5 out of 5
6. Provider instructions for follow-up care
- 4.5 out of 5
7. Provider spoke using clear language
- 4.6 out of 5
8. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.6 out of 5
9. Patients' confidence in provider
- 4.5 out of 5
10. Likelihood of recommending provider
- 4.3 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 6
I am quickly learning that this office is only a gateway manager to guiding the patient on to the more expensive specialists. I will be looking for a gp who still practices medicine as opposed to spending his valueable time typing on the keyboard of his computer with SYA programs. Is this what medicine has come to?
Dec 6, 2016
Dr. Gary Russell is the best!!!
Nov 3, 2016
Doctors spend more time on the computers than really checking you out! They used to check everything like moles, etc. every time.
Oct 28, 2016
love Dr Russell. very patient and listens.
Oct 28, 2016
never saw a care provider at this appointment
Oct 24, 2016
Dr. Russell is an exceptional doctor that treated me with utmost respect. He always makes me feel like a true human as opposed to a number.
Sep 13, 2016
Excellent care provider one and all.
Sep 2, 2016
Dr. Russell is very friendly doctor. He takes time to ask my son questions about his health concerns and also chit chats with my son who communicates via iPad.
Aug 12, 2016
One of the main thing is you are treated like a person not a number.
June 9, 2016
I was recommended to leave Geisinger to go out of net work!#9. He should retire! (Less than poor.
May 31, 2016
care provider was late
Apr 29, 2016
Staff forgot to tell me I had a prescription to pick up after visit. Found out 3 days later.
March 31, 2016
Doctor should have read my history on my stomach condition before having me take more tests that I had done before.
March 29, 2016
Good.
March 28, 2016
The nurse are good to me and my daughter, Carrie.
March 1, 2016
Dr. Russell is the best, will recommend.