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Biography

Luis Scheker, M.D., follows a simple care philosophy: to provide each patient with the same level of care he would extend to his own family. “I feel privileged each day by the trust that patients place in me, and I work as hard as I can to meet and exceed their expectations,” he says.

In his practice, Dr. Scheker emphasizes communication between physician and patient. “I help patients to learn and understand the nature of their skin conditions so that together we can decide on the best treatment plan,” he says.

Dr. Scheker received his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tenn. He completed his internship at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind., and his residency in dermatology at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.

Dr. Scheker was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and speaks both Spanish and English. His hobbies include playing jazz piano and saxophone, watching movies and traveling.

Areas of expertise

Dermatology

Education
Meharry Medical College in Nashville
Languages
  • English
  • Spanish

Care Locations

417 SW 117th Ave.
Suite 100
Portland, OR 97225
Fax 503-216-8999
Affiliated Facilities

Specialties

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments
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The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments. These comments are the views and opinions of patients and are not endorsed by or necessarily reflect the views of Providence.

4.7 out of 5 (383 Ratings, 74 Comments)

100

09/27/2017
Was very thorough
80

09/22/2017
Receptionist is not very friendly.
90

08/28/2017
Doctor and staff have their act together.
80

08/23/2017
Dr. does need to slow down and not be so concerned about not going over the allotted session time. Needs to let patient speak about his/her condition and ask if there are any question.. I really liked him and trust him but he does need to slow down and listen a bit more.
100

08/23/2017
poor follow up, poor coordination, good transportation
100

08/14/2017
New exactly what the issue was and provided literature
90

08/14/2017
very knowledgeable and helpful
100

08/10/2017
Friendly, efficient
90

07/28/2017
Concerned about skin condition on my face. Dr. did biopsy but I have not heard results as yet.
100

07/27/2017
Sr. Schecker is always very friendly, listens to me, explains what is going on, asks permission to treat me and is very professional. He is great!
100

07/26/2017
Doctor was excellent. Having to wait more than 2 months after an urgent referral from my primary care doctor is the worst sort of patient care or customer service.
90

07/26/2017
We discussed two issues...one new and the other ongoing. The primary reason for the appointment was to address possible skin cancer and he did a shaved biopsy to test for cancer but also took time to review with me my ongoing hair loss and the medication I was using. I was able to get a better medication that turned out to be a variation of one I had to stop because it was too expensive but this new one was significantly less expensive.
100

07/26/2017
Best medical care I have ever had.
90

07/20/2017
It would be nice to get follow up reminder for skin checks that are needed on a routine basis (monthly, yearly, etc.)
100

07/10/2017
Everything was handled timely, professional, and as an expert.
100

07/05/2017
excellent doctor
100

06/28/2017
Dr schecker was very professional while he did my full body dermatology check. I'd never had one before. He spoke the whole exam letting me know what he was seeing and told/asked me ever time he was going to touch me (push on my face rash, move my ear). He is very knowledgeable, smiley and efficient!
100

06/22/2017
Excellent care. Couldn't be happier.
100

06/21/2017
Luis was very personable and answered all my questions. He also explained the procedure that needed to be done in great detail before doing it, then again as he did each step. He was very concerned with my comfort the entire time. His assistant was also wonderful and helpful.
90

06/01/2017
This doctor was very nice. The secretary seemed stuck up.
100

05/18/2017
Dr. Scheker is a fist class physician in all respects.
100

05/15/2017
Overall a good experience. Very professional
90

05/11/2017
good experience
100

05/11/2017
always superb
100

05/08/2017
Dr. Scheker was great to work with. He explained my disease state and treatment options clearly. He thoroughly counselled me on expected side effects of treatment, which, as a pharmacist, impressed me.
90

05/08/2017
Everyone I came in contact was very professional and polite.
100

05/04/2017
everything exceeded my expectations
100

05/03/2017
Great doctor and assistant. Lab work not available at time [...]
80

05/03/2017
After many appointments with Dr. Scheker on this visit the trend moved back down to a bit rushed/hurried. I recognize this is a Providence system problem not unique to him and he usually does better than the Providence standard. [...]
40

05/02/2017
not enough time. no explanation about my conditions cause or better treatment. seemed to be in too big a hurry for that.
100

04/28/2017
He is the BEST.
90

04/27/2017
[...] My derm has treated me for skin cancer and has been very efficient and I have had no worrys.
100

04/26/2017
All of my experiences with all my doc. have been great. Docs. are all great, as are their staffs.
100

04/19/2017
All experiences were very good. We are very happy with your services.
100

04/19/2017
Arrived for 1030am appointment 10 minutes early taken to exam room at 1055am doctor came in 1110am could be more on time.
100

04/12/2017
Attentive,mcourteous, and knowledgeable care providers
100

04/05/2017
He greeted me with a smile, shook my hand and listened attentively to my problem and we both came up with a plan. He didn't rush me. I really like his friendliness I'm blessed to have him as my doctor.
100

03/30/2017
Excellent
90

03/15/2017
Had a biopsy 8 days ago have not heard the test results
70

02/22/2017
The receptionist in this office are awful and rude people.
100

02/12/2017
Dr Shecker is a fantastic doctor and a great person. He always treats me right and takes care of my skin concerns. He's the BEST
100

02/12/2017
Scheker always listens to what I say and tells me if I am correct or need to be treated or not
100

02/08/2017
Pleasant, punctual, and willing to take time to explain things I asked about.
90

02/01/2017
It was frustrating to wait 6 weeks for an available appointment when I was in pain. Should have had another provider on hand to cover while he was on holiday without a new patient delay.
90

01/26/2017
He always listens and responds clearly. He always remembers our past conversations/discussions with followup questions during my visit.l
100

01/25/2017
i think Dr Scheker is the best Dermatologist I've ever seen.
100

01/09/2017
Dr. Scheker is a great doctor I feel he takes very good care of me.
90

12/22/2016
Provider was up front about costs and gave options
70

12/21/2016
The thing that is most frustrating is that the staff in the front office often times is not really engaged with the patient. In other words, they do not look up, do not look at my file before speaking to me, and they do not seem to know that I have ALzheimer's. They will ask a lot of questions that I can not answer, but my daughter can and she is with me every time.
90

12/07/2016
He knows what he is doing and is quick and efficient.
90

11/17/2016
pleased with length of visit. Waiting time was best ever a Providence facility.
100

11/15/2016
Very pleased with the interaction and regular visits with the doctor, as I see him every six months due to the numerous types and occurrences of Skin Cancer that I have had over the last 20 years.
100

11/13/2016
Maegan, the MA is always really friendly and demonstrates a level of caring unique to her.
100

11/10/2016
Dr. Schecker is always plesant and has a good sense of humor, I love him. His staff is always plesant too.
20

10/31/2016
This appointment upset me in a few different ways. First, we didn't get through everything I wanted done because the appointment was only a half hour. [...] The Dr. was using medical terms and was so rushed didn't explain them. I had to go home and google the terms I could remember. [...] Second, toward the end of the appointment the Dr. just walked out....he was done. I had to ask the assistant if he was going to finish with my skin evaluation. She asked the Dr and the Dr advised I needed to book another appointment if I wanted that done. [...] The whole point of me going in to get my skin checked out is so the Dr can identify any issues or potential issues. he failed me and I do not trust his competency. he is way too rushed with his stupid half hour appointment limit.
70

10/24/2016
I told him what I thought the issue was, and he said he had never heard of that particular issue before and that what I thought it was definitely was not the problem. After the biopsy came back, the issue was exactly what I had told the doctor it was.
100

10/19/2016
referred me to specialist and got the appointment with 1 day
100

10/10/2016
Phone system is TERRIBLE.
90

10/07/2016
I like Dr. Luis. He is to the point and gets me in and out quickly, but spends time answering my questions.
100

10/06/2016
Luis Scheker is a great doctor; Very engaging, always knows what to do. Relatively easy to get an appointment
100

10/05/2016
Dr. Schecker is very knowledgeable about dermatology issues. He is an excellent listener as well as friendly and able to make a patient feel at ease immediately.
100

10/04/2016
Dr. Shecker and his staff are exceptional A+ their profession and as human beings - They are sensitive, caring & will always be my derm contact.
80

10/03/2016
the only problem is that the treetmant was unsuccessful
100

09/30/2016
Dr. Scheker is amazing. He has spent a lot of time with me to help my rosacea. He has worked with me over the years to find a solution that works for me. He has been great.
90

09/28/2016
CMA and doctor were both compassionate, kind, informative, efficient and effective
90

09/28/2016
Good care and referrals. [...]
90

09/21/2016
quick and accurate assessment of medical condition, provided immediate prescription with expected outcome and timeframe
80

09/21/2016
I was running late to get to my appointment on time and did not have time to get cash to pay my co-pay. The clerk asked for it and it and I apologized that I did not have it and she started to make a big deal that I couldn't pay. She then went on and on about she was going to have to write a memo to their financial counselors of my failure to pay. I was very upset and had never seen anything like that in all the years I have been a patient at Providence [...] I had no problem with her asking for the co-pay but to go into such a negative and hostile attitude really was uncalled for. [...]
100

09/19/2016
very caring
100

09/13/2016
Too long a wait for first appt.
100

09/12/2016
Dr. Scheker is my Dermatologist. He burns pre-cancer from my face. Always friendly, always professional, and always nice.
100

09/11/2016
VERY GOOD DOCTOR
100

09/07/2016
willing to talk openly about risks, expectations of new meds
100

09/01/2016
Dr. Scheker is one of the kindest and most competent doctors I have met with, and I'm 82. Even though he is on a tight schedule, he takes the time to listen and give advice on my concerns. He is an outstanding dermatologist, and my wife and I are fortunate to be his patients.