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Dr. Slade Suchecki

Family Medicine
Southport, NC
19 years experience male

Locations

Brunswick Family Medicine

Southport, NC

Address

3960, Executive Park Blvd SE, Southport, NC, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 7:00am - 6:00pm
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Fax

9104579209

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

Ghi Service

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Humana Insurance Company

CIGNA Health Care

Tricare

About

Bio

Family Physician - Caring for North Carolinians of all ages My goals are : To continue to provide excellent and compassionate care to my patients using current and up-to-date medical therapies, techniques, and technology To continue to be a presence in the local community as a leader, both in the medical field (ie hospital) and in the various organizations of Southport, NC and surrounding Brunswick and New Hanover Counties. To continue to stay active and involved in the State and National organizations of my profession My life to this point has been centered on service to others from my beginings as a Boy Scout and then Eagle Scout, to my Service in the U.S Army, to present as a Physician - I hope to continue to do this with the help of my loving and supportive family and my business associates and contacts

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Family Medicine

Aesthetic Medicine

Geriatrics

Doctor Q&A

265 Answers
1.5K Agrees
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Maybe not good sleep: You may not be getting good sleep depending on the volume and show. It may affect your rem sleep. If you are having issues, consider background "whi... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Neck/back pain: Pain in this area may be due to strain/sprain especially if induced after a heavy weight lifting set. Consider heat/ice/massage. If persists conside... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Possibly effective: Tendonitis is an inflammatory issue. Anti-inflammatories are usually the treatment. As lyrics has neuropathic pain benefits, it may help with more ch... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Possible: Possibly heat rash. Also may be fungal or even an allergic reaction or sensitivity to your underwear. Consider chaffing gel, and cotton only underwe... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
May be a sign: May be a sign of bacterial overgrowth or infection. Seek medical eval if any odor, sores, itching or burning, fever or abdomen pain associated.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Back issues: A "pop" in the back can be from strain/sprain, herniation or even fracture. A full history and physical needs to be performed and possibly imaging. L... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Get an eval: Groin pain can range from lymph node issues to musculoskeletal. You need to have a full eval- history and physical, by a physician to determine the e... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Possibly: Steroids can affect hormones and thus fertility.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Not likely: Multiple possible causes. Very common condition. Likely caused by common fungus. Predisposition can be from genetics, diet, low immune system to vi... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
More info: Need more info - how long, did it start after eating a chip?, was it there upon waking, is it sore, any cold symptoms, rash or post nasal drainage. P... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Need more: Sudden onset? Hx of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, trauma? May be anything as simple as plantar fasciitis or heel spur to metas... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Depends: Causes include, but not limited to : vitamin deficiencies, poor diet, thyroid issues, anemia, hormonal imbalances/changes, medications, genetics, tens... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Start with: A visit to your family physician may be the best first step.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Many: Avoid buying these foods or keeping them readily available. Keep your stomach full of healthy things like fruits and vegetables. Drink water. Stress... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Depends: It depends on the cause or source. If medication, it needs to flush from your system - each medicine has it's own halflife of clearnace from the body... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: St johns wort has benefits similar to prescription ssris. The thing to keep in mind is: 1. Best outcomes are when therapy accompanies medication, 2.... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Consider: ...Other than the obvious, consider baking bread. Roll out the dough w/ rolling pin. While waiting for the dough to rise, use the tennis balls in a s... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Try: Some unproven but case reported improvement options commonly include natural oils and b and c vitamins, cocoa butter, aloe, cucumber, indian gooseberr... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Depends: Depends on your role and what are other symptoms. Universal precautions should be taken. I would avoid much contact - wear gloves and a mask and att... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Make a list: Make a list and prioritize. Understand that you may not be able to accomplish it all. Never be afraid to ask for help. Lastly, don't bite off more t... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
? Raynauds: Blue hands do sound more vascular. If pain is associated, please get this evaluated immediately. If it is intermittent and associated with cold temp... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Also: High density areas like nursing homes, military training centers and colleges all screen to prevent introduction of TB into such environments.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Various: There are at least 2 forms. Classic and new variant. Classic includes sporatic and familial) sporadic - which it is unknown but usually occurs later... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Xrays: Multiple xrays about an axis which can be reformatted to show various planes or even 3d imaging.
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Could be..: Yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis. Either one is very treatable. Is there associated fever or odor or abdomen/pelvic pain? Is this a new sympt... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Need to be seen: I recommend being seen and fully evaluated by your primary care provider. Though it is likely a urinary tract infection, it may be more. It is uncomm... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
It may be..: Possibly a precursor of a herpes outbreak. Have you had this before? Also consider soaps/shampoos - especially with menthols or eucalyptus.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Exercise: Exercise and low fat diet - cut alcohol consumption too if applicable.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Feeling it..: Your husband feeling it may be a sign the string needs to be moved or trimmed. See your provider.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Could be..: Some possible reasons could be gastritis, ulcer or food intolerance. Would recommend an eval by your family physician to include a physical exam and ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: Antibiotics are not without risk. I would not take without reason. This way you avoid potential resistance selection, c diff colitis and possible sid... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Depends: Outcomes vary based on technique and type of procedure.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
One is...: Manual removal w/ waxing or for more permanent reduction, consider laser hair removal.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Needs evaluation: You should see your physician for evaluation and treatment in order to get it relieved quickly.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Hand washing: Hand washing is key in prevention of infection. Also, a strong immune system built over time from exposure, proper diet and exercise. The last thing... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Wait it out: Wait it out is best. It should erupt in time. Otherwise, you could have it surgically extracted by a physician. Monitor for infection - may need ant... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Start with: I recommend starting the conversation with your primary care physician.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Also: Also, women of mothers who took DES (diethylstilbestrol) during pregnancy in early 1960s.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Probably: The use depends on what you are looking for in the urine. This is commonly used for heavy metal testing.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Limited use: Dhea is a steroid hormone manufactured by adrenal glands. It is involved in many processes. What growth are you wondering about - fetal development ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Yes, but..: It is also related to valvular heart issues. It is a Fenfluramine derivative similar to the fen-fen taken off the market. Remember there is no quick ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Consider: Consider being seen by an osteopathic physician. Osteopathic physicians have additional training in the musculoskeletal system and may be able to find... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Wound Closure: If you have a wound that you believe is too deep or wide, you should be seen by a professional either in an emergency dept or urgent care setting. I ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Consider: Consider seeking evaluation by an osteopathic physician. Dos have additional training in the musculoskeletal system. Use of these skills can help to... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Nasal drainage: Post nasal drainage accumulating in the back of your throat and into the lungs while you sleep. It is an irritant causing am cough. Allergies or irri... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Consider: Consider further evaluation by your pcp or a specialist if this continues or worsens. Further evaluation with labs and imaging may be required. Infla... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Many ways: We are constantly flooded with stressors. I would recommend any or all of the following: exercise regularly, meditate, surround yourself with positiv... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Many reasons: There are many causes of blood in the stool. This is reason for evaluation by your primary care physician or in cases with sigificnt bleeding to get e... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Start with: Start with your primary care physician. Consider visiting an osteopathic physician. Dos are trained not only in current medical therapies but we ha... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
A sign...?: Skin tags (acrochordons) can be precursors or signs of Insulin resistance and diabetes. Though they are benign and harmless, easily removed, ask your... Read More

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Jul 27, 2014
I recommend this doctor. Very insightful and I learn something new from these answers
Aug 26, 2013
Knowledgeable, caring answers, Thank you
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Suchecki is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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ok i am currently on the pill (tri-sprintec) and i had my period for the month of april, but i had sex with my boyfriend on the 21 of april. i am now having a "scare" because i have this weird brownis...Read More
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Thanks for your answer. I drank heavily for decades so when my results finally came back elevated I knew that day would probably come. So I quit drinking and I don't really miss it. I just wish I cou...Read More
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I figured, but at the same time I didn't want to freak myself out. I'm currently 7 1/2 months pregnant and didn't want to add any unnecessary stress to my plate. I appreciate your advice. Thank you

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine, KY
Graduated 2003MD

Residency

NEW HANOVER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2006

Awards

Patient's Choice Award 2008
Patient's Choice Award 2009
Patient's Choice Award 2010

Affiliations

Dosher Memorial Hospital
Brunswick Community Hospital
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