Dr. James J. Roche, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 54

225 Penn Ave
Scranton, PA 18503
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Dr. Roche's Experience

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Dr. Roche's Specialties

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Regional Hospital of Scranton
746 Jefferson Avenue
Scranton, PA 18510
Moses Taylor Hospital
700 Quincy Avenue
Scranton, PA 18510

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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

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Roche

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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

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Appointments & Offices

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Delta Medix PC
Delta Medix PC
225 Penn Ave
Scranton, PA 18503
Delta Medix PC
677 Roosevelt Hwy Ste 100
Waymart, PA 18472
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    Dr. Roche's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Colectomy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Trigger Point Injections
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    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Fistula
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
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    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Roche

    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

    Thomas Jefferson University
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    St Barnabas Med Center
    Complete in 1987

    Residency Hospital

    St Barnabas Med Center
    Complete in 1991
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Roche & 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. Roche's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Roche has admitting privileges:

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    • Moses Taylor Hospital

    • Regional Hospital of Scranton

  3. Healthgrades

    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. Roche

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Roche to family and friends

    3 responses
    below
    national average

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

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Office Locations

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    Delta Medix PC
    225 Penn Ave
    Scranton, PA 18503
    (570) 342-7864 (Office)
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    Delta Medix PC
    677 Roosevelt Hwy Ste 100
    Waymart, PA 18472
    (570) 488-9600 (Office)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    Under 10 minutes
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