Dr. Joseph Skender, MD

Dr. Joseph Skender, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Joseph Skender, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Bingham Farms, MI and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

32270 Telegraph Rd Ste 120

Bingham Farms, MI 48025

Contact Information

(248) 646-1965

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Gout
very high
more than 99% of peers
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Skender'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

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

126  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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

  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Skender has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Skender's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Skender to family and friends
21 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Skender's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Patient Comments (7)

Quite impersonal, doesn't review chart ahead of time. I feel like every appointment is exactly the same. He knows his stuff, just doesn't seem like he wants to be there. I don't usually have a long wait time, but I always schedule one of the first appts of the day.
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I have a very rare form of arthritis, and after seeing multiple doctors who could not give me a diagnosis, Dr. Skender had my condition diagnosed within about 10 minutes. He's good, he knows his stuff, and he's very helpful in terms of helping me to function as fully as possible with my condition....more
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I agree with other reviewers regarding the wait times and lack of personal attention at Dr. Skender's office. It is typical to wait a minimum of 40 minutes for an appointment with no explanation or apology. After being taken back to a room to talk to a nurse for ~2 minutes, expect another 30 min...more
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After 4 years, I am concerned that Dr. Skender does not pay critical attention to my health care. He is disinterested, impatient, and since he is always late he is always in a hurry to get me through the door. I asked him to explain something to me one time and his response was "It's complicated"....more
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I have seen him for over ten years and he still doesn't know what medications I take prescribed by him. He always runs late for your appointment, spends about two minutes in the room and then leaves. He will ask three or four questions and you answer them only to have to repeat the answers...more
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