Dr. Joseph Skender, MD

Dr. Joseph Skender, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 59
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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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Dr. Skender's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gout
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Skender treats Gout more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Skender treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Skender treats Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Skender treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Bursitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Skender treats Bursitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Skender treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Trochanteric Bursitis

Dr. Skender's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Felty's Syndrome
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Goodpasture's Disease
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Kawasaki Disease
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Pyogenic Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

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

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Dr. Skender's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Skender

3.3

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
4.545454545454546%
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2 Stars
13.636363636363637%
(3)
1 Star
27.272727272727273%
(6)

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Dr. Skender is very busy but he is precise, thorough and accurate.
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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....Read 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...Read 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"....Read More
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Cigna
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HAP Insurance
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

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