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Patients call:1-800-275-6401

This provider sees patients at the following locations:

General Surgery Danville
100 N Academy Ave
Danville, PA 17822
General Surgery Danville
100 N Academy Ave
Danville, PA 17822
General Surgery Milton
155 S Arch St
Milton, PA 17847
General Surgery Montoursville
780 Broad St
Montoursville, PA 17754
General Surgery Pottsville
100 Schuylkill Medical Plz Ste 204
Pottsville, PA 17901
General Surgery Selinsgrove
620 University Ave
Selinsgrove, PA 17870
General Surgery Shamokin
4203 Hospital Rd
Coal Township, PA 17866

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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Section Head, General Surgery
Overall Rating:
4.8 out of 5
1 113 ratings

Practicing Specialties:

  • Surgery, Board Certified, 2001


  • UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School - Newark, NJ 1995


  • Saint Barnabas Medical Center 2000

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
- 4.9 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
- 4.9 out of 5
7. Provider spoke using clear language
- 4.9 out of 5
8. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.8 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 >
Sep 26
Dr. Semian is very kind and professional. My husband and I think very highly of him.
Sep 9
Dr Semian is exceptional in his patient relationship abilities and he ability to help his patients understand.
Sep 7
I would surely recommend Dr. Semien to anyone . He listens to all of my concerns and answered all questions. He explained everything about my surgery. Felt very comfortable with him. He was recommended by others and I understand why. Great doctor.
Sep 7
I was so lucky to have Dr. Semian as my surgeon & doctor. I was so sacred. 2 others said it was too complicated and my hernia kept getting bigger. The first time he examined me his confidence in his skill soothed me. I had no complications so far and his surgical skill is awesome. But also his attitude, bedside manner was great. I owe this man my life.
Aug 29
Dr. Semian goes above & beyond in caring for his patients.... very conscientious. He is one of the best!
Aug 5
All of these answers hinge on whether my surgery is performed well or not.
Jul 27
Dr. Semian is very patient, kind and knowledgeable.
Jul 26
I honestly had such a good experience. I was able to have a surgical consult the same day my provider called and was scheduled for surgery two days later. My usual hospital (and employer) was not able to deliver such prompt appointments even after 2 ED visits, inability to work for almost 3 weeks, and an 18 pound weight loss.
Jul 21
I appreciated the amount of time that was given to my medical issue and the caring ear brought to it. I left with a specific course of possible actions in mind, which I found very satisfying.
June 27
I usually am quite satisfied with the care given me at Geisinger Danville. If ever I have a bad experience, I will call you.
June 10
Explained everything very well.
June 10
Poor communicator.
Apr 27
I dealt with four people and all were very professional and I would recommend.
March 30
dispite being behind schedule team executed
March 30
8. Very pleased.
March 30
Dr. Semian is simply THE best. He saved my life.
Feb 25
Dr. Semian has been wonderful in his care for me following surgery. Last July (2015) I developed a nasty infection afterwards and he has cared deeply in the following months. A very caring doctor!
Nov 30, 2015
he is best surgeon you have. Don't ever let him go.
Nov 25, 2015
Explained what I needed and how he correct my problem (hernia). #5. None.
Nov 9, 2015
he was great. I will recommend him to my patients.
Oct 28, 2015
The doctor gave me as much time as I needed to talk with him. He was very caring and kind. He never made me feel like I had to leave the appointment because he was rushing me.