Dr. John Messmer, MD

Geriatric Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
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Dr. John Messmer, MD
Dr. John Messmer, MD is a geriatric medicine doctor who practices in Palmyra, PA. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Messmer is affiliated with Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

941 Park Dr

Palmyra, PA 17078

Contact Information

(717) 838-6305

Dr. John Messmer, MD

Dr. John Messmer, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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Care Philosophy

I believe in aggressively addressing health issues so you can feel good, live well, stay active and enjoy life.
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Dr. Messmer's Experience

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Dr. Messmer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Geriatric Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice and Geriatric Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Behavioral Diseases
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Airway Disease
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Acute Pain
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Adenovirus
  • Adverse Drug Reactions
  • Age Spots
  • Age-Related Cognitive Decline
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Reactions to Food
  • Allergic Reactions to Insect Stings
  • Allergic Reactions to Medications
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinoconjunctivitis
  • Allergies
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amenorrhea
  • Anemia
  • Angina
  • Angioedema
  • Anxiety
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Ascites
  • Asthma
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Back Pain
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Bedwetting
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Blepharitis
  • Blood Clot
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bullous Myringitis
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Sprain
  • Chest Pain
  • Chickenpox
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Cholesterol Diseases
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Constipation
  • Chronic Diseases
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Prostatitis
  • Chronic Renal Failure Syndrome
  • Cold Sore
  • Colonic Diverticulosis
  • Common Cold
  • Concussion
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Contusion
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Croup
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Cystitis
  • Cytomegalovirus Infection
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Coma
  • Diabetes Ketones
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diaper Rash
  • Diarrhea
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Dizziness
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Dyspareunia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Infection
  • Edema
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • Emphysema
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enterovirus Infection
  • Epigastric Pain
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Erythema Toxicum
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Facial Laceration
  • Facial Palsy
  • Factor V Leiden Deficiency
  • Fall
  • Fatigue
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Geriatric Diseases
  • Giardia
  • Goiter
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Graves' Disease
  • Gynecologic Disorders
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heartburn
  • Heel Pain
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hip Pain
  • Hives
  • Human Parvovirus B19 Infection
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Ileus
  • Impetigo
  • Incontinence
  • Indigestion
  • Indigestion, Non-Ulcer
  • Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Insect Bites and Stings
  • Insomnia
  • Intermittent Claudication
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Irregular Periods
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Infection
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Labored Breathing
  • Laceration
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngitis
  • Leg Venous Ulcer
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lichen Sclerosis Et Atrophicus
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Lump
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Mass
  • Melanoma
  • Memory Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Migraine
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Milia
  • Mittelschmerz
  • Mole
  • Mononucleosis
  • Mood Disorders
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Nicotine Addiction
  • Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis
  • Non-Allergic Skin Diseases
  • Nosebleed
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Odynophagia
  • Orthopnea
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Pancreatitis
  • Panic Attack
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Dyspnea
  • Pediatric Diseases
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Post-Menopausal Problems
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Psoriasis
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Ringworm of the Beard
  • Rosacea
  • Runny Nose
  • Scabies
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sialadenitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Allergy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrush
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Urgency
  • Uterine Polyp
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Vaginismus
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Varicella Zoster
  • Vomiting
  • Warts

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Procedures

  • ACE Inhibitor or Beta-Blocker Therapy
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Biopsy
  • Birth Control
  • Coumadin® Management
  • Earwax Removal
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision
  • Family Counseling
  • Family Planning Services
  • Irrigation of Ear
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Neonatal Care
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Routine Gynecological Care
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • St. Josephs University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • St Margaret Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Naval Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctors in America, 1992-2009
Media & Publications

Dr. Messmer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Messmer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Messmer to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Messmer's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Messmer accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Messmer has admitting privileges

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