Dr. James Schlenker, MD

Dr. James Schlenker, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. James Schlenker, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and plastic surgery of the hand.

1100 9th Ave

Seattle, WA 98101

Contact Information

(206) 223-6622

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Schlenker performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Wound Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
high
more than 88% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Schlenker's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

27  Conditions Treated

30  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Fusion

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schlenker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schlenker's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schlenker to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Schlenker'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Outstanding. Gentle, caring, highly skilled. Beautiful work. After another surgeon told me I wouldn’t ever be able to move my thumb joint again Dr. Schlenker said I would and I now can. Excellent support staff and hand therapists. I couldn’t be any happier with the way I was treated and feel very...more
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