Dr. Samuel Slishman, MD

Dr. Samuel Slishman, MD

Emergency Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Samuel Slishman, MD is an emergency medicine specialist in San Luis Obispo, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Washington Univ Sch of Med in 1997 and specializes in emergency medicine.Read his story

1010 Murray Ave

San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

Contact Information

(805) 546-7600

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Dr. Slishman's Experience

Dr. Slishman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Emergency Medicine
  • Board certified in Emergency Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Slishman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Slishman "Dr. Sam Slishman has practiced emergency medicine since 1997, after graduation from Washington University Medical School. He completed his emergency medicine residency at the University of New Mexico in 2000. Dr. Slishman has worked on faculty at UNM and in a variety of smaller hospitals across New Mexico. He has also done locum tenens work in Wyoming, New Zealand and Tasmania. Today he is practicing in California and Hawaii, working with Central Coast Emergency Physicians and Hawaii Emergency Physicians Associates. Occasionally you will find him working on cruise ships or doing relief work in places like Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. During his off hours he enjoys tinkering in his shop and working with students at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo on a variety of medical devices and projects."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Slishman "ER is my specialty, but I prefer Pre-R

While emergency medicine can be fascinating and exciting, Pre-R lets me spend much more time with my patients in the comfort of their homes.


1  Specialties

  • Emergency Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Emergency Medicine*

10  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • House Call
  • Joint Injection
  • Laceration Repair
  • Stitches
  • Urinalysis
  • Wart Removal
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Wesleyan University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Washington Univ Sch of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Nm School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Slishman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Slishman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Slishman to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Slishman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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