Dr. John D. Potochny, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 47

500 University Dr Suite 3200
Hershey, PA 17033
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Dr. Potochny's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033

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Accepting new patients?

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500 University Dr Suite 3200
Hershey, PA 17033
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    Dr. Potochny's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2001
    • Plastic Surgery, 2013
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    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Orchiectomy
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    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Lipomas
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Potochny

    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

    Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Graduated in 1993

    Residency Hospital

    Baylor College Of Med
    Graduate Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Potochny & 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. Potochny's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center where Dr. Potochny has admitting privileges:

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    • Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Potochny

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Potochny to family and friends

    6 responses
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    Dr. Potochny's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 6 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Potochny
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Potochny accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Universal American
    • UPMC Health Plan
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    Office Locations

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    Penn State Hershey Plastic Sgy
    500 University Dr Suite 3200
    Hershey, PA 17033
    (717) 531-8952 (Office)
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