Dr. Richard Schlinkert, MD

Dr. Richard Schlinkert, MD

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Age 63
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Dr. Richard Schlinkert, MD is a general surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Toledo College Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in general surgery.

5779 E Mayo Blvd

Phoenix, AZ 85054

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Schlinkert's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schlinkert performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Schlinkert performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Thyroid Lobectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schlinkert performs Thyroid Lobectomy more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Schlinkert performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Appendicitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schlinkert treats Appendicitis more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Schlinkert treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis

Dr. Schlinkert's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Adrenalectomy
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Prolapse
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Reduction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Orchiectomy
Pancreatic Cancer
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vaginal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Schlinkert, MD is a general surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Toledo College Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1987
    Royal Infirm
    Fellowship Hospital
    1987
  • 1986
    Mayo Grad School Med
    Residency Hospital
    1986
  • 1981
    University Of Toledo College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1981

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Dr. Schlinkert's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schlinkert

4.7

Based on 6 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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We love Dr Schlinkert! From our first meeting with him, his humble personality won us over. His experience and credentials gave us the assurance we were in the best care. He is a kind and caring surgeon and we were blessed to have him take excellent care of our daughter.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
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Humana
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
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Options PPO
PacifiCare PPO
United Healthcare

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