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Specializes in Cardiology • Female • Age 62

1800 E Park Ave Ste 457
State College, PA 16803
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Mount Nittany Medical Center
1800 E Park Ave
State College, PA 16803

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State College, PA 16803
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    Dr. Paczkowski's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Thoracentesis
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    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Tetralogy of Fallot
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Medical College of Pennsylvania
    Graduated in 1978

    Internship Hospital

    Geisinger Med Center
    Complete in 1979

    Residency Hospital

    Geisinger Med Center
    Complete in 1981
    Scranton Temple
    Complete in 1996

    Fellowship Hospital

    Geisinger Med Center
    Complete in 1983
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Paczkowski & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Paczkowski's Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Paczkowski's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.4 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Paczkowski

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

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    Penn State Hospitalist Program
    1800 E Park Ave Ste 457
    State College, PA 16803
    (814) 231-7819 (Office)
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