Dr. Alison Skinner, MD

Dr. Alison Skinner, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Alison Skinner, MD is a family medicine specialist in Chesapeake, VA and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in family medicine.Read her story

3253 Taylor Rd Ste 200

Chesapeake, VA 23321

Contact Information

(757) 686-5673

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Dr. Skinner's Experience

Dr. Skinner's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Skinner's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Skinner "Dr. Christian-Skinner received her medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia, and completed her residency at Portsmouth Family Medicine. Dr. Christian-Skinner is board certified in Family Medicine, and a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Medical Association."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Skinner "Western Branch Family Practice provides comprehensive care for children and adults. Our health care services for children include school and sports physicals, well-child visits and immunizations. For adults, we offer annual and pre-surgical physicals, as well as management of ongoing medical conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol. In addition, we offer wellness screenings and routine diagnostic testing including blood work, urinalysis and EKGs. "

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

209  Conditions Treated


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30  Procedures

  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Portsmouth Family Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Skinner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Skinner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Skinner to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Skinner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I have been a patient of Dr. Skinner’s for over 5 years and have never had anything other than a positive experience with her and the staff. Scheduling, check-in/triage, appointment, labs, referrals, and follow-up have been handled in a timely, efficient, professional and courteous manner. I highly...more
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I like Dr. Skinner a lot. I feel comfortable and I would recommend her to my friends
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Very poor patient service. Seems distracted and uncaring. Never returns phone calls. Would definitely NOT recommend her to anyone.
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