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Just wondering if anyone has used Dr. Petrick in Geisinger Danville, Pa? I chose him due to some positive reviews I saw. Just wondering if anyone had used him recently and how it was at Geisinger Danville.

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I am having my surgery in Danville on August 19th. Docs name is Jon Gabrielse. Are you having a full incision surgery?I have been going to danville since November 2013. The horrible winter caused some delay in attending all the sessions i had to go to, but am now fully ready...I think I learned a great deal from each member of their team, and they are easy to talk to. we drive over 2 hours to get to Geisinger, but its been worth it.

Are you going to the main hospital or one of the clinics? that doctor isnt one on my list from the bariatric center.

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Dr Petrick is the head of the bariatric surgery dept in Danville. I've been working with the GI/Nutrition in Wilkes Barre. Started my process in January and just had lap RNY on July 17th. I had surgery in Danville. I've heard of your surgeon-he was one of the choices I had. I, too, drive 2 hours to get to Danville. Totally worth it though! Good luck!

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Hello everyone, my name is andy and i live in fairfax, Va. I grew up right outside of williamsport, pa ( a little town called jersey shore) anyways, i moved here 5 years ago and i recently had gastric bypass (3 months ago). And my family and i are moving back to the williamsport area and Danville is the closest Bariatric center. i was curious to see how they were, because i am going to have to do my follow up care there. I am sad becaz the bariatric center here is AMAZING! it is literally top notch! So i'm hoping its atleast decent there at Danville, because there is so much involved with follow up care with bypass with all the Vitamins and blood work you need checked all the time...hope someone can help me.........Andy

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Hi there. Unfortunately my only experience with the GI Nutrition dept at Danville was for one visit which was my first post-op. They were great though. I go thru the Wilkes-Barre clinic and of course the program is the same. They have schedules for labs, etc. they really seem to be on top of things. There are also support groups twice a month for pre and post op patients. I think you'll be just fine with Geisinger Danville. Good luck!

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I had my surgery in Danville on Nov. 17th, but with Dr. Gabrielsen. Everything was great at the hospital, I didn't need a thing. My room was on the 6th floor, which was directly across from the helicopter landing pad, which it did come and go several times throughout my overnight stay. The nurses were great and friendly and the one had bariatric surgery last year so she was extremely helpful and understanding. The only problem I had was checking out, the doctor came and told me I would be ready to go by noon, then at 2pm I was still sitting in bed and when the nurses changed shifts my discharge paperwork got misplaced so I had to ask about being discharged, but other than that I would definitely recommend Geisinger Danville to anyone.

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I will be having Petrick or Gabrielson at Danville for my surgery. I should be getting my date soon!

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I will be having Petrick or Gabrielson at Danville for my surgery. I should be getting my date soon!

I am at Geisinger in Wilkes-Barre but Danville will be where the surgery happens. I’m at the beginning of the 4th month pre op. Can you all tell me how you are doing?


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