Dr. Kenneth R. Sharp Jr., DO

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 61

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Hospital Quality

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Palmerton Hospital
135 Lafayette Ave
Palmerton, PA 18071
Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital
211 N 12th St
Lehighton, PA 18235

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Dr. Sharp Jr.'s Appointment Availabilty

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Same Day Next Day
Lehighton Family Medicine, LLC
Lehighton Family Medicine, LLC
432 S 9th St
Lehighton, PA 18235
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    Dr. Sharp Jr.'s Experience

    Dr. Sharp Jr.'s Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
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    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Arthrocentesis
    • Biopsy
    • Cryosurgery
    • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
    • Immunization
    • Joint Injection
    • Mole Removal
    • Physical Examination
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Soft Tissue Injections
    • Stitches
    • Urinalysis
    • Vaccination
    • Wart Removal
    • Well Baby Care
    • Wellness Examination
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    • Adjustment Disorder
    • Athlete's Foot
    • Diabetes
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Jock Itch
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Skin Diseases
    • Sports Injuries
    • Streptococcal Infections
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Weight Loss
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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

    Awards

    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Chief Resident in Family Medicine, 6/2000-6/2
    • Class President of Class of 1997 - UMDNJ - School of Osteopathic Medicine, 1997

    Media & Publications

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / New Jersey School Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 1997

    Internship Hospital

    Memorial Hospital
    Complete in 1998

    Residency Hospital

    York Hospital
    Complete in 2001

    Undergraduate Schools

    Rutgers University
    Graduated in 1993
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sharp Jr. & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Sharp Jr.'s Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital

    • Palmerton Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sharp Jr.

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.8
    • 17 responses

    4.8 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sharp Jr. to family and friends

    4.8 out of 5

    17 responses

    Dr. Sharp Jr.'s Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.6 out of 5

    17 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

    16 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.7 out of 5

    17 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    15 responses

    Experience with Dr. Sharp Jr.

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.7 out of 5

    17 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.8 out of 5

    17 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.8 out of 5

    17 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.6 out of 5

    17 responses

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    Dr. Sharp Jr.'s Appointment Availabilty

    Accepting new patients?

    Yes

    Appointment Availability

    Same Day Next Day

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    • Planned Administration Inc
    • Principal Life
    • Priority Health
    • Thrivent Financial
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    Office Locations

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    Lehighton Family Medicine, LLC
    432 S 9th St
    Lehighton, PA 18235
    (610) 377-4181 (Office)
    (610) 377-4185 (Fax)
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