Felice Reitknecht, MD

Guthrie Provider

Specialties:

Care Provider Overall: 
5
Provider Reviews: 
62
  • Clinical Details
  • Education
  • Briefs & Publications
Hospital Privileges: 
  • Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital
Clinical Interests: 
  • Arrhythmia Surgery
  • Beating-heart Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Surgical Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement - TAVR
  • Women's Heart Health

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.
Likelihood of Recommending Care Provider: 
5
Patients' Confidence in Care Provider: 
5
Time Care Provider Spent with Patient: 
5
Care Provider Spoke Using Clear Language: 
5
Care Provider Efforts to Include in Decisions: 
5
Care Provider's Concern for Questions and Worries: 
5
Care Provider's Explanations of Condition/Problem: 
5
Care Provider Information About Medications: 
5
Care Provider Instructions for Follow-Up Care: 
5
Care Provider's Friendliness and Courtesy: 
5
Residency: 
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, N.Y. (Cardiothoracic Surgery)
Certification: 
  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Education: 
  • Universidad Nordestana, San Francisco de Macoris, Dominican Republic
Internship: 
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, N.Y.
Fellowship: 
  • Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, Mass. (Cardiac Surgery)

Publications

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 2020
*Dr. Rietknecht & staff very personable, efficient, knowledgeable, and put me at ease.
Guthrie Patient: January 2020
Again, everyone was helpful and kind, and seemed very engaged with me, not distracted or hurried.
Guthrie Patient: December 2019
She is top notch/best in field, yet she also talks at a personal level. That is rare to see both skill sets with providers.
Guthrie Patient: November 2019
Outstanding visit.
Guthrie Patient: October 2019
With all the dominos that fell this past year *Dr. Reitknecht made sure I was on the right track.
Guthrie Patient: October 2019
Very efficient!
Guthrie Patient: September 2019
*Dr. Reitknecht did, an aortic valve replacement, for me in 2000. I was so impressed, with, all that she did, for me, I have already recommended, her to others!
Guthrie Patient: June 2019
Full attention.
Guthrie Patient: June 2019
The Dr. answered all of our questions about a possible surgery,I may have to have.She did a heart valve surgery on me earlier.She is the best!
Guthrie Patient: June 2019
Full attention.