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William R Getson, MD
Primary Care - Family Medicine
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450 Erie St
Edinboro, PA 16412
Fax (814) 734-3102

Dr. Getson offers general primary care, including preventive exams and geriatric care. He will remove moles, perform cryosurgery, and administer suboxone. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians.

Dr. Getson received a medical degree from Wright State in Dayton, Ohio and completed a residency at the Barberton Citizens Hospital in Barberton, Ohio. He speaks English.

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Alzheimer's Care
Coronary Artery Disease
Diabetes Mellitus
Diet and Weight Loss
Family Medicine
General Wellness Exams
Hearing Loss
Heart Attack Prevention
Hip Problems
Internal Medicine
Pink Eye
Thyroid Disease
Vaccinations and Immunizations


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Recent Patient Comments

"I really like Getson since the beginning - 11+ yrs. ago! He has helped me and my family so much."

July 26, 2023

"Very well pleased w/care provided by Dr. Getson & [...]"

June 20, 2023

"Dr. Getson is remarkable. Like everyone at Edinboro Medical Center they take the extra time to be efficient, compassionate and helpful. I am so fortunate that they are here in town. Dr. Getson spent much more time with me then I suspect is typical but I was at my wits' end with a foot injury that occured [...] weeks ago...He was, as always, the best."

June 13, 2023

"Dr. Getson has been my.GP for many years. He knows my medical problems and over that period has done an absolutely great job in my care. He has stayed up-to/date with his field and with my medical issues over that time, a performance that enables me to trust his judgment and suggestions completely."

June 12, 2023

"I truly felt when I left the office that doctor Getson understood when I was saying, listened, showed empathy, and I felt confident in our plan of care for me. I have truly not felt so good after seeing a doctor's I did that day I was a new patient for doctor Getson"

May 16, 2023

"Dr.Getson listened and I never felt rushed, he explained all test results and what I needed to move forward"

May 09, 2023

"Excellent doctor I feel lucky to have him"

May 01, 2023

"Dr. Getson always very attentive..listens to what your concerns and explains why he is doing things."

April 17, 2023

"All good -"

February 15, 2023

"Haven't been able to find a good dr since Dr [...] left, I finally found one!! Dr Getson is the only one who actually cared and listened since I have had this problem out of the last 3 drs I've seen."

February 12, 2023



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