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

(480) 515-6296

Insurance Accepted

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

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Parathyroidectomy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hyperparathyroidism
very high
more than 98% of peers
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

62  Conditions Treated

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52  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • 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
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schlinkert has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schlinkert's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schlinkert

4.7

Based on 6 reviews

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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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