Dr. John Potochny, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(9)
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Dr. John Potochny, MD
Dr. John Potochny, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Hershey, PA. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 24 years. Dr. Potochny is affiliated with Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

500 University Dr Ste 3200

Hershey, PA 17033

Contact Information

(717) 531-8952

Dr. John Potochny, MD

Dr. John Potochny, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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Top Care Areas

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Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
very high
more than 97% of peers
Breast Ptosis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
22

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cleft Lip
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns
27

Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Gynecomastia Repair
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Wound Repair

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

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Graduate Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Potochny has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Potochny's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Potochny to family and friends
4.1
based on 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Potochny's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Reading, PA |
Dr. Potochny has the unusual mix of incredible surgical skills and warm, caring people skills. He has worked with me to clean up a complex issue for the past two years. We adore him! His nurses and staff are just as great as he is!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Potochny accepts 7 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
  • 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. Potochny has admitting privileges

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