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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 55

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

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Geisinger - Community Medical Center
1822 Mulberry Street
Scranton, PA 18510
Regional Hospital of Scranton
746 Jefferson Avenue
Scranton, PA 18510

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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
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Cystectomy
    • 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 of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • 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 of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Splenectomy
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    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • 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
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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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
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    Dr. Roche's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Moses Taylor Hospital

    • Regional Hospital of Scranton

    • Geisinger - Community Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Roche

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.5
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    3.5 out of 5

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    3.5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Dr. Roche's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    4 responses

    Experience with Dr. Roche

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.5 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.8 out of 5

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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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