Dr. Peter Schissler, MD

Dr. Peter Schissler, MD

Geriatric Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Peter Schissler, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Greenbelt, MD and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

7500 Greenway Center Dr Ste 430

Greenbelt, MD 20770

Contact Information

(301) 345-5857

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes Screening
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cholesterol Screening
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schissler "I love taking care of people and not 'cases'. My satisfaction derives from providing attentive, comprehensive care to facilitate the longest tenure of quality life."
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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rosacea
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shingles
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

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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

  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Geo Wash Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Geo Wash Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schissler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schissler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schissler to family and friends
5.0
based on 8 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Schissler's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Lanham, MD |
Dr. Schissler has been wonderful and caring. My father is 91 years old and has dementia. He loves this doctor! Dr. Schissler takes a lot of time with my father. He never rushes through an appointment. I love his follow-up emails. I can't say enough good things about this doctor.
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Elkridge, MD |
Very competent and caring doctor. My mom loves him and that says a lot since she has changed doctors several times in recent years! Really cares about his patients!
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in Mitchellville, MD |
I have already recommended Dr. Schissler to friends; they are quite enthusiastic about this doctor. When I first became Dr. Schissler's patient, I was much younger, but have happily and healthfully aged into his geriatric practice. He always listens, never rushes and keeps up with the current...more
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Dr. Schissler accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus

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Hospitals where Dr. Schissler has admitting privileges

Doctors Community Hospital
8118 Good Luck Rd
Lanham, MD 20706
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