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John Silkensen, MD

Dr. Silkensen is a nephrologist in the Minneapolis area. He is affiliated with Hennepin County Medical Center.
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Conditions treated

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213 doctors
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106 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw more chronic kidney disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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462 doctors
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462 doctors
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Dr. Silkensen saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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447 doctors
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446 doctors
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223 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw more vascular disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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7 doctors
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7 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw chest congestion patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.
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18 doctors
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18 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw immunodeficiency patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.
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276 doctors
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276 doctors
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137 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw more anemia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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Dr. Silkensen saw arteriovenous (AV) fistula patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.
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73 doctors
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73 doctors
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36 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw encephalopathy patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.
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132 doctors
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132 doctors
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66 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw more kidney failure patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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122 doctors
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122 doctors
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60 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw more acute renal failure patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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263 doctors
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263 doctors
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131 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw high cholesterol patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.

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403 doctors
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404 doctors
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201 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw more diabetes patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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355 doctors
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354 doctors
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177 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw more type 2 diabetes patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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322 doctors
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321 doctors
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160 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw heart disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.

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101 doctors
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101 doctors
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50 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw thrombosis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.

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28 doctors
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29 doctors
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14 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw hepatitis C patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.
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61 doctors
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61 doctors
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30 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw hepatitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.
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140 doctors
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141 doctors
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70 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw vitamin deficiency patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.

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234 doctors
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234 doctors
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116 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.

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213 doctors
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214 doctors
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106 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw coronary artery disease (CAD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.

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84 doctors
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84 doctors
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42 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw cardiomyopathy patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.
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195 doctors
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195 doctors
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97 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw liver condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.

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216 doctors
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215 doctors
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107 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.
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17 doctors
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17 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw lupus patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.
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178 doctors
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178 doctors
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88 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw swelling patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.

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172 doctors
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172 doctors
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86 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw pneumonia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.
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98 doctors
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98 doctors
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49 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw sepsis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.
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88 doctors
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88 doctors
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43 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw hyponatremia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.
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192 doctors
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192 doctors
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95 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw urinary tract infection (UTI) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.

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77 doctors
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77 doctors
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38 doctors
Dr. Silkensen saw type 1 diabetes patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.
Locations

Dr. Silkensen sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

825 S 8th St
Minneapolis, MN 55404
1,117 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1989

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Silkensen is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Hennepin County Medical Center
    D
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arise Health Plan
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Avera
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • Capital Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hill Physicians
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Network Health Plan
  • Oregons Health COOP
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Physicians Health plan
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Security Health Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • TRICARE
  • Trilogy Health Insurance
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Unity Health Insurance
  • ValueOptions
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield