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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Susan Holencik, D.O., a family medicine physician, has joined the Geisinger 65 Forward Health Center team in State College. Geisinger 65 Forward is a health care program designed exclusively for people ages 65 and over where patients get longer appointments, more on-site health services and social, educational and wellness activities. 

Dr. Holencik is a board-certified physician who specializes in family medicine. After completing her undergraduate studies in biology at Bucknell University, Dr. Holencik earned her medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency through the Latrobe Family Medicine Residency program at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital in Latrobe, Pa.

Dr. Holencik has been practicing at Geisinger since 2013 and has been on the Penn State College of Medicine faculty since 2019. Through her years as a physician in family medicine, she has been delivering primary care services from children to seniors.

“I am very excited for the opportunity to join Geisinger and the Geisinger 65 Forward team serving patients in State College and beyond,” said Dr. Holencik. “It’s important to provide services specific to patients that make up our senior community to help them stay healthy. From longer, same-day appointments, strong patient relationships to group social and educational activities – Geisinger’s 65 Forward program is unlike any other for making better health easier to our aging patients.”

Dr. Holencik is certified and a member of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) in family medicine, American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP), American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association (POMA).

Dr. Holencik is accepting new patients to be seen at the Geisinger 65 Forward Health Center in State College. To schedule an appointment with her, schedule a tour of the facility or to learn more about Geisinger 65 Forward, call 814-272-6770 or visit

About Geisinger
Geisinger is among the nation’s leading providers of value-based care, serving 1.2 million people in urban and rural communities across Pennsylvania. Founded in 1915 by philanthropist Abigail Geisinger, the nonprofit system generates $10 billion in annual revenues across 126 care sites — including 10 hospital campuses — and Geisinger Health Plan, with more than half a million members in commercial and government plans. Geisinger College of Health Sciences educates more than 5,000 medical professionals annually and conducts more than 1,400 clinical research studies. With 26,000 employees, including 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger is among Pennsylvania’s largest employers with an estimated economic impact of $15 billion to the state’s economy. On March 31, 2024, Geisinger became the first member of Risant Health, a new nonprofit charitable organization created to expand and accelerate value-based care across the country. Learn more at or follow on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and X.

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