Dr. Michael J. Skyhar, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 61

310 Santa Fe Dr Ste 112
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Dr. Skyhar's Experience

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Dr. Skyhar's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Dr. Skyhar Performs

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Hospital Quality

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Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
354 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024
Tri - City Medical Center
4002 Vista Way
Oceanside, CA 92056

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SCOTT E MUSINSKI MD INC
SCOTT E MUSINSKI MD INC
310 Santa Fe Dr Ste 112
Encinitas, CA 92024
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    Dr. Skyhar's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Fracture Care
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Surgery
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
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    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osgood Schlatter Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Wrist Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. Skyhar

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • 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

    Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1981

    Internship Hospital

    Ucsd
    Complete in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    Ucsd
    Complete in 1987

    Fellowship Hospital

    Hospital Special Surgery

    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. Skyhar & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Skyhar's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Tri - City Medical Center

    • Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4.1 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Skyhar to family and friends

    4.1 out of 5

    14 responses

    Dr. Skyhar's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.3 out of 5

    13 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.2 out of 5

    14 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.3 out of 5

    14 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    12 responses

    Experience with Dr. Skyhar

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.2 out of 5

    14 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.1 out of 5

    14 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.1 out of 5

    14 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.1 out of 5

    14 responses

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    SCOTT E MUSINSKI MD INC
    310 Santa Fe Dr Ste 112
    Encinitas, CA 92024
    (760) 690-3800 (Office)
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