Dr. David L. Skaggs, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male

4650 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027
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Dr. Skaggs' Experience

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Dr. Skaggs' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Skaggs Performs

  • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
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Conditions Dr. Skaggs Treats

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
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Hospital Quality

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Cedars - Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Skaggs

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
120 S Spalding Dr Suite 401
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Children's Orthopedic Center
Children's Orthopedic Center
4650 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027
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    Dr. Skaggs' Experience

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1998
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    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Hand Fracture
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Low Back Pain
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Scoliosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
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    Background Check for Dr. Skaggs

    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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Graduated in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    Ny And Presby Hp Columbia Campus

    Memberships & Professional Affiliations

    Professional Affiliations

    California Orthopaedic Association , Member
    The California Orthopaedic Association is the largest statewide association representing orthopaedic surgeons in California. Orthopaedic surgeons evaluate and treat all types of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. This includes surgical and non-surgical treatment of the spine, hip, knee, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow and hand. The Association assists our members by providing continuing medical education and other resources that enhance their ability to provide high value quality health care.
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Skaggs & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Skaggs' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Cedars - Sinai Medical Center

    • Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Skaggs

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Skaggs to family and friends

    11 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Skaggs' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 10 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Skaggs
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    11 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Skaggs accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

    A
    120 S Spalding Dr Suite 401
    Beverly Hills, CA 90212
    (310) 659-2910 (Office)
    B
    Children's Orthopedic Center
    4650 W Sunset Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90027
    (323) 361-2142 (Office)
    C
    150 N Robertson Blvd Suite 250
    Beverly Hills, CA 90211
    (310) 652-1800 (Office)
    (310) 652-1804 (Fax)
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