Schuylkill Medical Center East Norwegian Street

48%

Patients that would definitely recommend
22% lower than the national average

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

1 rating was worse than expected

  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital

11 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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52%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
17% lower than the national average

48%

Would definitely recommend
22% lower than the national average

Schuylkill Medical Center East Norwegian Street

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%71%81%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%76%78%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%55%63%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%81%84%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%61%66%

Schuylkill Medical Center East Norwegian Street

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%46%60%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%73%73%

Providers

Dr. Bernard Adukaitis, DO

Pediatrics

9 Ratings
Dr. Bernard Adukaitis, DO

Dr. Harwinder Ahluwalia, MD

Pulmonary Disease

Dr. Harwinder Ahluwalia, MD

Dr. Mohammad Akbar, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat

14 Ratings
Dr. Mohammad Akbar, MD

Dr. Naeem Akhtar, MD

Anesthesiology

Dr. Naeem Akhtar, MD

Dr. Jay Aynardi, MD

Internal Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Jay Aynardi, MD

Dr. Haywood Blum, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Haywood Blum, MD

Dr. Daniel Bobrowski, MD

General Surgery

5 Ratings
Dr. Daniel Bobrowski, MD

Dr. John Boehmer, MD

Cardiology

7 Ratings
Dr. John Boehmer, MD

Dr. Robert Boran Jr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

3 Ratings
Dr. Robert Boran Jr, MD

Dr. Thomas Boran Sr, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat

13 Ratings
Dr. Thomas Boran Sr, MD

Dr. Luciene Borowik, MD

Internal Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Luciene Borowik, MD

Dr. Dale Bortz Jr, DO

Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy

1 Ratings
Dr. Dale Bortz Jr, DO

Dr. Francis Braconaro, MD

Emergency Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Francis Braconaro, MD

Dr. Mark Caliendo, MD

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

4 Ratings
Dr. Mark Caliendo, MD

Dr. Jose Castillo, MD

Hematology

10 Ratings
Dr. Jose Castillo, MD

Dr. Douglas Charles, DO

Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy

7 Ratings
Dr. Douglas Charles, DO

Dr. John Chawluk, MD

Neurology

7 Ratings
Dr. John Chawluk, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Chimahosky, DO

Internal Medicine

18 Ratings
Dr. Jeffrey Chimahosky, DO

Dr. Babar Choudhry, MD

Psychiatry

2 Ratings
Dr. Babar Choudhry, MD

Dr. Benjamin Darhun, MD

Family Medicine

10 Ratings
Dr. Benjamin Darhun, MD

Dr. Robert Decolli Jr, DO

Internal Medicine

6 Ratings
Dr. Robert Decolli Jr, DO

Dr. Gregory Dobash, MD

Family Medicine

11 Ratings
Dr. Gregory Dobash, MD

Dr. Joseph Dobrosky, MD

Emergency Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Joseph Dobrosky, MD

Dr. Neeraj Dubey, MD

Vascular Neurology

8 Ratings
Dr. Neeraj Dubey, MD

Dr. Peter Ender, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Peter Ender, MD

Dr. Neil Fisher, DO

General Surgery

2 Ratings
Dr. Neil Fisher, DO

Dr. Glenn Freed, DO

Gastroenterology

36 Ratings
Dr. Glenn Freed, DO

Dr. John Garrett, MD

Anesthesiology

Dr. John Garrett, MD

Dr. Joseph Giomariso, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Joseph Giomariso, MD

Dr. Mark Goldstein, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Mark Goldstein, MD

Dr. Stanley Gorski, DO

Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy

15 Ratings
Dr. Stanley Gorski, DO

Dr. Richard Greco, DO

Urology

7 Ratings
Dr. Richard Greco, DO

Dr. Robert Greco, MD

Internal Medicine

4 Ratings
Dr. Robert Greco, MD

Dr. James Greenfield, DO

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine

11 Ratings
Dr. James Greenfield, DO

Dr. Robert Griffin, DO

Rheumatology

23 Ratings
Dr. Robert Griffin, DO

Dr. Timothy Grube, DO

Obstetrics & Gynecology

16 Ratings
Dr. Timothy Grube, DO

Dr. Housam Haddad, MD

Hematology

Dr. Housam Haddad, MD

Dr. Tariq Hafiz, MD

Cardiology

9 Ratings
Dr. Tariq Hafiz, MD

Dr. Robert Harkins, MD

Family Medicine

4 Ratings
Dr. Robert Harkins, MD

Dr. Kimberly Hashin, MD

Internal Medicine

8 Ratings
Dr. Kimberly Hashin, MD

Dr. George Heffner Jr, MD

Internal Medicine

6 Ratings
Dr. George Heffner Jr, MD

Dr. Timothy Henninger, DO

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Timothy Henninger, DO

Dr. Reginald Ho, MD

Cardiology

7 Ratings
Dr. Reginald Ho, MD

Dr. David Hochhauser, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. David Hochhauser, MD

Dr. Eric Homa, DC

Chiropractic

4 Ratings
Dr. Eric Homa, DC

Dr. Kamrul Khan, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Kamrul Khan, MD

Dr. Robert Kimmel, MD

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

6 Ratings
Dr. Robert Kimmel, MD

Dr. Robert Kraus, MD

Emergency Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Robert Kraus, MD

Dr. Raymond Kraynak, DO

Family Medicine

Dr. Raymond Kraynak, DO

Dr. David Krewson, DO

Obstetrics & Gynecology

2 Ratings
Dr. David Krewson, DO

Dr. Anil Kumar, MD

Cardiology

Dr. Anil Kumar, MD

Dr. Ashok Kumar, MD

Pain Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Ashok Kumar, MD

Dr. James Langon, MD

Family Medicine

4 Ratings
Dr. James Langon, MD

Dr. Lori Lawson, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Lori Lawson, MD

Dr. Dianna Lazur, DO

Internal Medicine

13 Ratings
Dr. Dianna Lazur, DO

Dr. Anthony Le, DO

Family Medicine

Dr. Anthony Le, DO

Dr. Ivor Lewis, MD

Family Medicine

7 Ratings
Dr. Ivor Lewis, MD

Dr. Robert Liegner, MD

Internal Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Robert Liegner, MD

Dr. Cynthia Lubinsky, DO

Family Medicine

11 Ratings
Dr. Cynthia Lubinsky, DO

Dr. Betsy Luo, MD

Ophthalmology

Dr. Betsy Luo, MD

Dr. Caesar Luo, MD

Ophthalmology

2 Ratings
Dr. Caesar Luo, MD

Chad Madden, MSPT

Physical Therapy

3 Ratings
Chad Madden, MSPT

Dr. Mohamed Meeran, MB

Vascular Surgery

Dr. Mohamed Meeran, MB

Dr. Carol Miller-Schaeffer, MD

Internal Medicine

4 Ratings
Dr. Carol Miller-Schaeffer, MD

Dr. Charles Minehart, MD

Cardiology

2 Ratings
Dr. Charles Minehart, MD

Dr. Kamla Mishra, MD

Internal Medicine

7 Ratings
Dr. Kamla Mishra, MD

Dr. Manish Mishra, MD

Family Medicine

6 Ratings
Dr. Manish Mishra, MD

Dr. Shairko Missouri, MD

Anesthesiology

5 Ratings
Dr. Shairko Missouri, MD

Dr. Francis Mohan, MD

Family Medicine

10 Ratings
Dr. Francis Mohan, MD

Dr. David Moylan III, MD

Hematology

4 Ratings
Dr. David Moylan III, MD

Dr. Muhammad Munir, MD

Internal Medicine

5 Ratings
Dr. Muhammad Munir, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Narmi, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Jeffrey Narmi, MD

Dr. Amrit Narula, MD

Gastroenterology

6 Ratings
Dr. Amrit Narula, MD

Dr. Melissa Neuwelt, MD

Ophthalmology

1 Ratings
Dr. Melissa Neuwelt, MD

Dr. Peter Nicholas, MD

Rheumatology

13 Ratings
Dr. Peter Nicholas, MD

Dr. Jason Phillips, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

30 Ratings
Dr. Jason Phillips, MD

Dr. Mahendra Pujara, MD

Urology

7 Ratings
Dr. Mahendra Pujara, MD

Dr. Joseph Puzzi, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat

19 Ratings
Dr. Joseph Puzzi, MD

Dr. Marylou Rainone, DO

General Surgery

12 Ratings
Dr. Marylou Rainone, DO

Dr. Gubbi Ranganath, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Gubbi Ranganath, MD

Dr. Yashoda Rao, MD

Nephrology

Dr. Yashoda Rao, MD

Dr. Gerald Ravitz, MD

Urology

8 Ratings
Dr. Gerald Ravitz, MD

Dr. Craig Reimer, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Craig Reimer, MD

Dr. Michael Robinson, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Michael Robinson, MD

Dr. Richard Russell Jr, DO

Family Medicine

Dr. Richard Russell Jr, DO

Dr. Muhammad Saifullah, MD

Internal Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Muhammad Saifullah, MD

Dr. Robert Scalia, DO

Internal Medicine

13 Ratings
Dr. Robert Scalia, DO

Dr. Naomi Scearce, MD

Internal Medicine

12 Ratings
Dr. Naomi Scearce, MD

Dr. Walter Setlock, DO

Family Medicine

7 Ratings
Dr. Walter Setlock, DO

Dr. Syed Shah, MD

Internal Medicine

7 Ratings
Dr. Syed Shah, MD

Dr. Mohammed Shakil, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

13 Ratings
Dr. Mohammed Shakil, MD

Dr. William Shipton, DO

Urology

4 Ratings
Dr. William Shipton, DO

Dr. Ross Simcoe, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Ross Simcoe, MD

Dr. Gursharan Singh, MD

Family Medicine

6 Ratings
Dr. Gursharan Singh, MD

Dr. Rajendra Singh, MD

Allergy & Immunology

Dr. Rajendra Singh, MD

Dr. Satish Singla, MD

Hematology

4 Ratings
Dr. Satish Singla, MD

Provider Reviews

Aug 28 2019

Review for Dr. Nathan Tiedeken, MD

lDr. Ravitz is gentle, kind and so easy to talk to. Very nice. Love him.

Aug 27 2019

Review for Dr. Gerald Ravitz, MD

Dr. Lazur is a wonderful, caring, intelligent professional. She takes times and listens to your problems, provides you with necessary referrals when needed. She is very down to Earth, She doesn't make you feel intimidated when you talk to her.

Aug 22 2019

Review for Dr. Dianna Lazur, DO

Aug 17 2019

Review for Dr. Mahendra Pujara, MD

Dr.Lazur is a wonderful doctor!!! I work at a nursing home and chose her over the many doctors that come to our facility and I am so glad I did. She is one of the best doctors I have ever met!

Aug 02 2019

Review for Dr. Dianna Lazur, DO

Jul 18 2019

Review for Dr. Glenn Freed, DO

Jul 18 2019

Review for Dr. Glenn Freed, DO

Charming, professional and skilled. He operated on me and my mother and treated my friend without surgery and we all couldnt be happier. 5 stars from me and my mom

Jul 08 2019

Review for Dr. Nathan Tiedeken, MD

Jul 08 2019

Review for Dr. Nathan Tiedeken, MD

He sat with me and showed me my X-rays and I finally understood why I had so much pain. He is an old school doc and isn't staring at a computer when he talks to you, I like that

Jul 07 2019

Review for Dr. Nathan Tiedeken, MD

Dr. Lewis was my PCP for most of my life when he was with the Geisinger clinic in Frackville. He is absolutely the best Dr you’ll ever find!!! He is very caring, thorough, and he treats every single one of his patients as if they’re his own family!!

Jul 04 2019

Review for Dr. Ivor Lewis, MD

Dr Greenfield is hands down the most caring physician that I’ve ever worked with.

Jul 03 2019

Review for Dr. James Greenfield, DO

I love Dr T! He is helpful in explaining the problem and also the treatment plan

Jul 02 2019

Review for Dr. Nathan Tiedeken, MD

He is AWESOME! Caring and very thoughtful and thorough. I followed him from Berwick when he went to Hazleton. I trust him completely! I'm in 11yrs because of him and GOD!!

in BERWICK, PA - Jun 27 2019

Review for Dr. Jose Castillo, MD

He is the best doctor I have ever had. His care and compassion for people is not found much any more. He cared for me and my family for 39 years.

in Frackville , PA - Jun 26 2019

Review for Dr. Ivor Lewis, MD

in Reading, PA - Jun 18 2019

Review for Dr. Nathan Tiedeken, MD

Anyone who puts their healthcare in this man's hands is in danger. Terrible doctor. You could walk in there with a limb hanging off and he'll ask you what the problem is. Disgrace to the profession. Avoid at all cost.

Jun 11 2019

Review for Dr. Jeffrey Chimahosky, DO

in PA - Jun 07 2019

Review for Dr. Mohammad Akbar, MD

May 30 2019

Review for Dr. Phillip Tobash, DO

I had a procedure one today and I would recommend this Doctorand his staff to anyone. They made me feel relaxed and explained everything to my husband and me. Thank you doctor for your expertise and your patient interaction.

May 09 2019

Review for Dr. Mark Caliendo, MD

Such a great doctor! Compassionate, kind, and thorough. Highly recommend.

May 07 2019

Review for Dr. Gregory Dobash, MD

Dr Freed and his staff were very attentive and informative. Very good doctor that makes you feel comfortable talking about your health. 5 stars

Apr 23 2019

Review for Dr. Glenn Freed, DO

One of the most skilled and personable doctors I have ever encountered. He always does the right thing and cares deeply for patients.

Apr 13 2019

Review for Dr. Nathan Tiedeken, MD

Apr 11 2019

Review for Dr. Manish Mishra, MD

I have been a patient for many years and Dr. Puzzi has done a great job of handling my recurring sinus issues and thyroid issues!!

Apr 04 2019

Review for Dr. Joseph Puzzi, MD

Only ENT physician I would ever trust. Dr.Puzzi is wonderful

Apr 04 2019

Review for Dr. Joseph Puzzi, MD

Quickly seen. Answered all concerns. Great care with my daughter.

Apr 04 2019

Review for Dr. Joseph Puzzi, MD

Dr. Puzzi has taken care of all my ENT issues for years. Best doctor around!

Apr 04 2019

Review for Dr. Joseph Puzzi, MD

I had both my knees scoped by Dr Stoudt. I am now able to do things that I haven’t in years pain free. I would highly recommend Dr Stoudt and his staff.

Apr 04 2019

Review for Dr. Calvin Stoudt, DO

Very helpful and knowledgeable doctor, never had a bad visit. He listens and cares about your problems, offering various treatments to get relief. I appreciate his good attitude and availability for questions or concerns.

Mar 28 2019

Review for Dr. Neeraj Dubey, MD

She has been my Doctor for over 10 years now, She always has time to listen to me, always gives me good medical advice and has always made me feel she cares. She has seen me through a lot of illnesses and continue to care for me and my health.

Mar 26 2019

Review for Dr. Cristin Weicker, DO

Mar 26 2019

Review for Dr. Kimberly Hashin, MD

Dr. Darhun always explains things in layman's terms and is patient in explanations and options available. He is a strong proponent in getting to the underlying cause rather than just throwing medicine at the symptoms.

Mar 18 2019

Review for Dr. Benjamin Darhun, MD

Highly recommend! Excellent doctor. Listens to his patients. Communicates what his plan of care is. The entire staff is friendly. Dr Grube has delivered my baby as an OB & did past surgeries. I had no complications. Would definitely recommend this doctor & his staff.

Mar 08 2019

Review for Dr. Timothy Grube, DO

in Frackville , PA - Mar 07 2019

Review for Dr. Glenn Freed, DO

He keeps the mood lite and gets right to the point.I would recommend him to anyone.There should be more like him.One last thing,if you don't listen to him,don't waste your time or his.

Mar 05 2019

Review for Dr. Glenn Freed, DO

Very friendly staff and Dr. Listened to all my concerns!

Feb 15 2019

Review for Dr. Stephen Slusser, MD

TOWER CITY, PA - Feb 11 2019

Review for Dr. Douglas Charles, DO

I can not say enough about the kindness and caring Dr. Stoudt has shown my mother. She had hip pain and was afraid of having to get her hip replaced. We saw dr. Stoudt and he walked her through the surgery and she had it done. Dhe is a new person. Thank you for your professionalism and kindness.

Orwigsburg, PA - Feb 09 2019

Review for Dr. Calvin Stoudt, DO

PA - Feb 03 2019

Review for Dr. Syed Shah, MD

in Reading, PA - Jan 30 2019

Review for Dr. Robert Griffin, DO

in Palmyra, PA - Jan 15 2019

Review for Dr. Glenn Freed, DO

in Pottsville, PA - Jan 12 2019

Review for Dr. Glenn Freed, DO

Doctor is very knowledgeable and very down to earth. Tells it like it is but has couth.

Dec 18 2018

Review for Dr. Glenn Freed, DO

Dr. Gorski is an awesome doctor who takes the time to listen to you and care. He is compassionate and kind. I travel over 30 minutes to see him. He works with you in deciding options

Lebanon , PA - Dec 04 2018

Review for Dr. Stanley Gorski, DO

Nov 17 2018

Review for Dr. Calvin Stoudt, DO

Dr j webver is the tops he took care of me when i had a car accident and dr gerdon on my broken arm Weber is no 1 on my book Great DR I live in Fl and still think about him bob mekosh groveland fl

Nov 14 2018

Review for Dr. Joseph Weber, MD

very good doctor replaced my right hip pain free for first time in many years follow up is very good would highly recommend this doctor for any orthopedic surgery

Girardville, PA - Nov 13 2018

Review for Dr. Calvin Stoudt, DO

in Hegins, PA - Nov 12 2018

Review for Dr. Mohammad Akbar, MD

Excellent staff, willing to assist feel confident in their care

in Schuylkill Haven, PA - Oct 27 2018

Review for Dr. Mohammad Akbar, MD

Location

Schuylkill Medical Center East Norwegian Street

700 E Norwegian St, Pottsville, PA 17901