Dr. Edward Sledge Jr, MD

Dr. Edward Sledge Jr, MD

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Internal Medicine  ·  
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54 y/o
(9)

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Dr. Edward Sledge Jr, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in internal medicine and pediatrics.

Ochsner Health Center - Summa (Bluebonnet Blvd)

9001 Summa Ave Fl 1

Baton Rouge, LA 70809
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sledge Jr "Dr. Sledge earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He practices at Ochsner Health Center in Baton Rouge (Summa Ave.). He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics."

2  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

244  Conditions Treated

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36  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Breath Testing
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Infant Care
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Neonatal Care
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Spirometry
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Well Child Examination
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Louisiana State Univ. School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • American Diabetes Provider Recognition Program
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sledge Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sledge Jr's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sledge Jr to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

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4.8
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Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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  • 4
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Dr. Sledge Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Sledge is a very thorough, and caring doctor. He listens to what you have to say and goes above and beyond to make sure the best care is provided. Dr. Sledge has been our family doctor for years. Everyone of us has high respect for him.
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With Dr Sledge you're a patient not a customer. He takes time with listening to you, answering questions I way you can understand. He positive but honest. He reads and responds to emails (via Ochsners patient portals) himself.
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