Dr. Joel Van Sickler, MD

Dr. Joel Van Sickler, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(1)
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Dr. Joel Van Sickler, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Fort Myers, FL. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

7981 Gladiolus Dr

Fort Myers, FL 33908

Contact Information

(239) 939-0999

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Gout
very high
more than 96% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Van Sickler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Van Sickler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Van Sickler to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review
Dr. Van Sickler'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
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Van Sickler accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
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Hospitals where Dr. Van Sickler has admitting privileges

Cape Coral Hospital
636 Del Prado Blvd
Cape Coral, FL 33990
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Gulf Coast Medical Center
13681 Doctors Way
Fort Myers, FL 33912
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Lee Memorial Hospital
2776 Cleveland Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
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