Dr. Walter Skowsky, MD

Dr. Walter Skowsky, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 78
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Walter Skowsky, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Shreveport, LA. He is 78 years old and has been practicing for 51 years. Dr. Skowsky is affiliated with Willis-Knighton Medical Center.

1801 Fairfield Ave Ste 307

Shreveport, LA 71101

Contact Information

(318) 841-2820

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Rickets
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more than 69% of peers
Hypoparathyroidism
normal
more than 65% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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more than 53% of peers

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
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Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Precocious Puberty
  • Rickets
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Albany Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • Cedars Of Lebanon Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Cedars Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Wadsworth Va Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Los Angeles County Harbor-Ucla Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1972

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Skowsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Skowsky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Skowsky to family and friends
3.6
based on 5 total reviews
Dr. Skowsky's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Skowsky accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • 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
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Skowsky has admitting privileges

Willis-Knighton Medical Center
2600 Greenwood Rd
Shreveport, LA 71103
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