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About Dr. Deborah M Bethards

Dr. Deborah M Bethards, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Hershey, PA. She has 35 years of experience. Her specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Bethards has received 3 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

6 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Deborah M Bethards is Great. Dr. Deborah M Bethards has been rated by 6 patients. From those 6 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Deborah M Bethards is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center

500 University Dr
Hershey, PA 17033
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Specialties

Dr. Deborah M Bethards has the following 2 specialties

  • Gastroenterology

    A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Deborah M Bethards has the following 10 expertise

  • Celiac Disease
  • Colonoscopy
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Hepatitis C

Dr. Deborah M Bethards has 0 board certified specialties

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Dr Bethards is excellent. She not only is a great doctor but a great person that really cares about the patient and listens to what the patient is telling her. Thank you Dr. Bethards!!!!!!!!

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Wonderful Dr.

My husband was sick for a around three years in and out of hospitals sometimes for a couple of weeks at a time. None of our local Dr.s or local hospitals could figure out what was wrong with him. We went to see Dr Bethards and she told my husband after looking through all his records she knows he is not crazy, because that is what other doctors basically said because they couldn't figure out why he was sick. At the second appointment after a couple of tests Dr. Bethards figured it out and my husband was on his way to recovery. I would recommend Dr. Bethards 100% for so many different reasons.

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Dr. Bethards is a wonderful physician who took time to talk to me about my diagnosis and also takes the time to confer with my other specialists to make sure that the meds she prescribes are going to fit well with the regime that they have set me with. She comes with my highest recommendation!

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Education

    35 Years Experience

  • George Washington University School Of Medicine And Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1983

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Deborah M Bethards accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
    • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
    • Capital BC PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Highmark BCBS
    • Highmark Community Blue PPO
    • Highmark PPOBlue
  • Multiplan
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Dr, Hershey, PA

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