Dr. Joseph Sleckman, MD

Dr. Joseph Sleckman, MD

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Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
68 y/o
(8)

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Dr. Joseph Sleckman, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Park Rapids, MN. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 39 years. Dr. Sleckman is affiliated with Essentia Health St. Mary's Detroit Lakes and Essentia Health-Fargo.

Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic

705 Pleasant Ave S

Park Rapids, MN 56470
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Accepted insurance

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

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Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sleckman "As a physician, I have the privilege of caring for patients and their families and sharing in Essentia Health's mission of making a healthy difference in people's lives."
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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dry Eyes
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Catholic University Louvain Bruxelles, Belgium
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Norwalk Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Norwalk Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Med College Pa
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sleckman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sleckman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sleckman to family and friends
4.1
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Sleckman's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Fargo, ND |
Dr. Sleckman is a very kind, compassionate& caring Dr. who truly cares about his patients. He always has time for his patients & doesn't rush you out of his office like a lot of Dr's do. He will go far &beyond for his patients, whether that's making a referral to another hospital/Doctor if he's unable to figure out what may be wrong with you. He's very humble & has never acted too proud.(I have seen this first hand.) His #1 priority is his patients. Great doctor & would highly recommend him!
Thanks for sharing such positive feedback about Dr. Sleckman. We feel lucky to have him on our team and will pass on your kind words to him.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sleckman accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
    Blue Cross Accord
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Sleckman has admitting privileges

Essentia Health-Fargo
3000 32nd Ave S
Fargo, ND 58103
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Essentia Health St. Mary's Detroit Lakes
1027 Washington Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
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