Dr. Jeffrey Sketchler, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 55

105 Plantation Rd Ste 110
Destrehan, LA 70047
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Dr. Sketchler's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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East Jefferson General Hospital
4200 Houma Blvd
Metairie, LA 70006
Saint Charles Parish Hospital
1057 Paul Maillard Rd
Luling, LA 70070

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Pontchartrain Bone/Joint Clinic
Pontchartrain Bone/Joint Clinic
105 Plantation Rd Ste 110
Destrehan, LA 70047
Pontchartrain Bone/Joint Clinic
3939 Houma Blvd Ste 21
Metairie, LA 70006
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    Dr. Sketchler's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Arm Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
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    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    Background Check for Dr. Sketchler

    Malpractice Claims not available

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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Graduated in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    Lsu School Med/Charity Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sketchler & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Sketchler's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Saint Charles Parish Hospital

    • East Jefferson General Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.9
    • 10 responses

    4.9 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sketchler to family and friends

    4.9 out of 5

    10 responses

    Dr. Sketchler's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.5 out of 5

    10 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

    10 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.5 out of 5

    10 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    9 responses

    Experience with Dr. Sketchler

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.9 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    10 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

    10 responses

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Pontchartrain Bone/Joint Clinic
    105 Plantation Rd Ste 110
    Destrehan, LA 70047
    (504) 464-9016 (Office)
    B
    Pontchartrain Bone/Joint Clinic
    3939 Houma Blvd Ste 21
    Metairie, LA 70006
    (504) 885-6464 (Office)
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