David Bertsch, MD

Care Provider Overall: 
Provider Reviews: 
  • Clinical Details
  • Education
  • News & Video
Hospital Privileges: 
  • Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital
  • Guthrie Corning Hospital
Clinical Interests: 
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Melanoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Skin Cancer

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
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  • Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pa. (General Surgery)
  • American Board of Surgery
  • Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pa. (General Surgery)
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, N.Y. (Thoracic Surgical Oncology)
  • The Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Research Institute at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio (Surgical Oncology)

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

Guthrie Patient: January 2018
'Provider' (*Dr. Bertsch) removed a massive tumor from my abdomen without compromising adjacent organs. It was done so thoroughly that six months later a CT scan did not detect (yet, at least) resurgent growth of the tumor.
Guthrie Patient: October 2017
Top of the line doctor.
Guthrie Patient: September 2017
No complaints.
Guthrie Patient: August 2017
*Dr. Bertsch was very kind and spent time with my wife and me and answered all questions and made sure we understood everything he told us.
Guthrie Patient: July 2017
Doctor always explains my treatments.
Guthrie Patient: February 2017
*Dr. Bertsch and his PA were excellent.
Guthrie Patient: January 2017
really nice person, inspires confidence, respect his ability and knowledge
Guthrie Patient: December 2016
Guthrie Patient: December 2016
How can you NOT like a male Dr. who is all dressed for Christmas?
Guthrie Patient: November 2016
I love *Dr. Bertsch's attention he pays to my questions or concerns. He is fabulous & trusted in the operating room. His care for his patients including me is obvious, professional and excellence.