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Dr. Lesley Saketkoo, MD

Rheumatology ·  Female · Age 53

Dr. Saketkoo

Dr. Lesley Saketkoo, MD is a rheumatology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(504) 988-8600

Dr. Saketkoo 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
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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Dr. Saketkoo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Raynaud's Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Saketkoo treats Raynaud's Disease more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Saketkoo treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Systemic Sclerosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Saketkoo treats Systemic Sclerosis more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Saketkoo treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Saketkoo treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Saketkoo treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Saketkoo's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • 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 Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

In addition to recognition for her reseach efforts, Dr. Saketkoo has been repeatedly awarded and recognised throughout her medical career for being a physician who is dedicated to clinical excellence, patient advocacy, care and comfort.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

2008
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Fellowship Hospital
2006
Tulane University School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2003
Tulane University School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
2002
Tulane University School Of Medicine
Medical School
2008
2006
2003
2002

Languages

  • Farsi
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Awards

Dr. Saketkoo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Saketkoo

3.8

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
63.63636363636363%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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(3)

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I started seeing Dr. Saketkoo seven years ago for Scleroderma. She was the first physician to treat my condition aggressively enough to restore my quality of life. She is very thorough. She always gives you her undivided attention and time. I've never met a physician more dedicated to her job and...Read More
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I've been a patient of Dr. Lesley Saketkoo since 2014. She always gives me the time and specialized care that my condition requires. She and her staff at Tulane Medical Center have consistently been supportive when it comes to request and/or information that I've needed. I don't live in New Orleans...Read More
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Dr. Saketkoo is thorough and deeply compassionate/passionate about her patients. She's the only Dr. In New Orleans Metro Area that really understands the complexities of sarcoidosis. She goes far and above to treat and educate patients in and out of clinic. She is part of the force behind the...Read More
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Interim LSU Hospital

New Orleans, LA

Touro Infirmary

New Orleans, LA

Tulane Medical Center

New Orleans, LA