Dr. John Potochny, MD, FACS
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(717) 832-9318

Office Hours

  • Mon:8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Tue:8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Wed:8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Thu:8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Fri:8:00am - 4:30pm

Dr. John Potochny, MD, FACS

Plastic, Reconstructive, and Cosmetic Surgeon - General


  • Board Certified
  • Has Online Scheduling


Dr. John Potochny, MD, FACS, associate professor of surgery, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Dr. Potochny is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, since 2002, a… Read more ›

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Provider Training

Pennsylvania State UniversityBachelors DegreeBachelor of Science, Premedicine 1989
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson UniversityMedical DegreeM.D.1993

Residency - Baylor College of Medicine Texas Medical CenterPlastic Surgery2002
Residency - Graduate HospitalGeneral Surgery1999
Fellowship - Division of Plastic Surgery University of PennsylvaniaResearch Fellow1995

CertificationCert. BodyYear
SurgerySurgeryNot Specified
Plastic SurgeryPlastic Surgery2002

Experience & Accolades

Associate Professor of SurgeryPenn State College of Medicine
2008 - 2014
Medical DirectorPenn State Plastic Surgery Outpatient Clinic
2008 - 2016
Medical DirectorPenn State Cosmetic Surgery Associates
2017 - 2019

Professional MemberPlastic Surgery Research Council
2013 - Present
Professional MemberAmerican Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons
2010 - Present
Professional MemberDauphin County Medical Society
2008 - Present
Professional MemberAmerican Society of Plastic Surgeons
2004 - Present
FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
2004 - Present
Professional MemberAmerican Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
2003 - Present
Voting Delegate MemberPennsylvania Medical Society
2006 - Present
Professional MemberYork County Medical Society
2004 - 2007
Professional MemberRobert H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons
2003 - Present
Professional MemberNortheastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
2003 - Present

CG CAHPS Peak Performer Extraordinary Patient SatisfactionPenn State Hershey2015-2016
Patients Choice AwardVitals2015
On – Time Doctor AwardVitals2015
HCAHPS Dean’s List Extraordinary Patient SatisfactionPenn State Hershey2014-2015
1st prize clinical paper resident competitionNortheastern Society of Plastic Surgeons2012
Clinical Research AwardPlastic Surgery Research Council2012
Faculty Professional/Humanism in Surgery AwardPenn State Hershey Medical Center Department of Surgery
Recognized as Best Teaching FacultyPenn State Hershey Plastic Surgery Residents2007
Humanity AwardTerri Guth Award for the House Staff Officer1999
Research GrantResearch Grant- March of Dimes
Antonio Valdes Dapena Prize for Outstanding Publication House Staff Officer1996

Practice & Hospital Affiliations

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Medical Specialties
  • Plastic, Reconstructive, and Cosmetic Surgeon

Plastic Surgery; Surgery

Years In Practice: 29 (started in 1993)

Accepts New Patients: Yes

Medical Philosophy: Traditional Medicine

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