Gerald J. Shovlin Jr., DO

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  • Clinical Details
  • Education
Hospital Privileges: 
  • Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital
Clinical Interests: 
  • Acute dialysis
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Chronic dialysis
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • End stage kidney disease
  • Telemedicine

Patient Ratings

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  • Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pa. (Internal Medicine)
Professional Memberships: 
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • National Kidney Foundation
  • International Society of Nephrology
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine, Nephrology)
  • College of Osteopathic Medicine Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pa. (Nephrology)

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
very good
Guthrie Patient: January 2020
He listens well and makes sure that all of my questions are answered.
Guthrie Patient: January 2020
he was Fantastic
Guthrie Patient: December 2019
*Dr. Shovlin is concerned, compassionate, diligent and very knowledgeable. He pays attention to details, does timely follow-up and appears to love his job (happy). Please take good care of him so he is at Guthrie for may years ahead.
Guthrie Patient: December 2019
Help with talking about my loss.
Guthrie Patient: November 2019
Like that I don't need to travel to Sayre for this appointment anymore.
Guthrie Patient: September 2019
Dr. Shovlin is highly knowledgeable, very friendly, and focused. He listens to my concerns and responds to them in clear and reassuring ways. He is a credit to the Guthrie System.
Guthrie Patient: September 2019
*Dr. Shovlin is a very good doctor and goes through all the information with you so you understand it -
Guthrie Patient: September 2019
Dr. Shovlin is patient-centered, listens to the patient, clearly communicates information with explanations and details. Responds timely to my inquiries. I have full confidence in this provider and hope he is with the Guthrie System for many years.
Guthrie Patient: September 2019
Dr. Shovlin is very nice and he explained everything to me and answered all my questions.