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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Russell Gornichec, Surgeon is Good. Dr. Gornichec has been reviewed by 28 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.4
Spends Time with Me 3.3
Follows Up After Visit 3.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Russell Gornichec, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

Education & Awards

Dr. Gornichec graduated from The University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas. He has 2 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2014)


Dr. Gornichec has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Deaconess Hospital 
  • Saline Memorial Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Russell S Gornichec MD is a male Surgeon, has 18 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Russell S. Gornichec practice?
Dr. Russell Gornichec has 4 office locations.
Dr. Russell Gornichec practices Surgery near Fort Smith, AR.
Additional practice locations include: Benton, AR and Oklahoma City, OK.
See Fort Smith Surgeons.