Dr. E Joseph Schwiter, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 64

1000 E Mountain Dr
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711
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Dr. Schwiter's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
100o East Mountain Boulevard
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Schwiter

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    Dr. Schwiter's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Coarctation of the Aorta
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
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    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
    • Venous Hypertension
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1976

    Residency Hospital

    Hltheast Tch Hp Allentown Hp
    Penn St University Hp M S Hershey Mc
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Schwiter & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Schwiter's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center where Dr. Schwiter has admitting privileges:

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Schwiter

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwiter to family and friends

    3 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Schwiter's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 3 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Schwiter
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    3 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Is Dr. Schwiter accepting new patients?

    If you are a new patient, please check with Dr. Schwiter before scheduling an appointment.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Amerihealth
    • Assurant Health
    • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Capital Blue Cross
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Connecticare
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Emblem Health
    • GEHA
    • Geisinger Health Plan
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    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • National Elevator
    • Planned Administration Inc
    • United Healthcare
    • Universal American
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    Office Locations

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    GEISINGER HOSPITAL
    1000 E Mountain Dr
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18711
    (570) 826-7916 (Office)
    (570) 821-2306 (Fax)
    B
    529 Terry Reiley Way
    Pottsville, PA 17901
    C
    175 S Wilkes Barre Blvd
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
    D
    126 Market Way
    Mount Pocono, PA 18344
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    Dr. Schwiter's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Schwiter
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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