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Dr. Joel Van Sickler, MD

Nephrology •  Male • Age 63

  
Dr. Van Sickler

Associates in Nephrology

7981 Gladiolus Dr Fort Myers, FL 33908
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Dr. Joel Van Sickler, MD is a nephrology specialist in Fort Myers, FL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from West Virginia University in 1984 and specializes in nephrology.


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  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at top hospital America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals
  • Low wait times Patients are usually seen in 10 minutes or less.

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Dr. Van Sickler accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Van Sickler's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Renal Hyperparathyroidism
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Van Sickler treats Renal Hyperparathyroidism more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Van Sickler treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

End-Stage Renal Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Van Sickler treats End-Stage Renal Disease more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Van Sickler treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Kidney Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Van Sickler treats Kidney Disease more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Van Sickler treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Van Sickler's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Dr. Van Sickler's Reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Joel Van Sickler, MD
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The best nephrologist in the area, as a transplant patient he really understands my special needs and is instrumental in helping me take care of my kidneys so I wont need those transplanted as well
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Joel Van Sickler, MD is a nephrology specialist in Fort Myers, FL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from West Virginia University in 1984 and specializes in nephrology.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

West Virginia University Hosps
Residency Hospital
1990
Shands Hospital At The University Of Fl
Fellowship Hospital
1990
Transplant Fellow-Shands Hospital-University Of Florida
1984
West Virginia University
Medical School
1980
Shepherd College
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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Cape Coral Hospital

Cape Coral, FL

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Lee Memorial Hospital

Fort Myers, FL

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)