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Dr. Kenneth Schmader, MD

Geriatric Medicine ·  Male · Age 65

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Dr. Schmader

Geriatric Evaluation and Treatment Clinic

40 DUKE MEDICINE CIR Ste 1j Durham, NC 27710

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(919) 620-4070

Dr. Kenneth Schmader, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in geriatric medicine.


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(919) 620-4070

Dr. Schmader accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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. Schmader's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Shingles
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schmader treats Shingles more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Schmader treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Gait Abnormality
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schmader treats Gait Abnormality more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Schmader treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Antalgic Gait
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Scissoring Gait
  • Spastic Gait
  • Steepage Gait
Ear Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schmader treats Ear Disorders more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Schmader treats this condition more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Schmader's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Skin
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Indigestion
  • Insomnia
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Kenneth Schmader, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1988
Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1983
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1980
Wake Forest University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1988
1983
1980

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82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)