Dr. Kurt Oelke, MD

Dr. Kurt Oelke, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Kurt Oelke, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Milwaukee, WI and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 1997 and specializes in rheumatology.

2500 W Layton Ave Ste 280

Milwaukee, WI 53221

Contact Information

(414) 351-4009

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 96% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

72  Conditions Treated


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4  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Wisconsin Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Vanderbilt University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Vanderbilt University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Mich
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Oelke has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Oelke's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Oelke to family and friends
21 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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Dr. Oelke's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

My initial appointment with Dr. Oelke went extremely well; he spent a lot of time with me and was very professional. Unfortunately that changed when I faxed FMLA paperwork to his office for the condition he diagnosed me with. His assistant called me back to say that Dr. Oelke would not fill out...more
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I have been seeing Dr. Oelke since 2012 and he is by far my favorite doctor. He is the only doctor that I have had who listens to my complaint and finds the cause very quickly. It's usually pretty easy to get an appointment schedule too. Dr. Oelke cares about his patient's physical and mental...more
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I'm still fairly new to Dr. Oelke, but he has been wonderful so far, has a very compassionate and kind manner and is knowledgeable. I feel like I'm in good hands with him!
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It took over ten days to get my Mom into Dr. Oelke after she had a stroke that took the eyesight in her eye. During that appointment, he mostly looked at the computer, hardly looking at her. When her health deteriorated due to infection and I called him at the hospital doctor's advice to ask his...more
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Simply awesome amazing caring Doctor who really knows his field.
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