Dr. C Skillern, MD

Dr. C Skillern, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. C Skillern, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Ventura, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in vascular surgery and general surgery.Read his story

100 N Brent St Ste 201

Ventura, CA 93003

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • 10 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Skillern performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Varicose Veins
very high
more than 95% of peers
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Skillern's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Skillern's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Skillern "Dr. Skillern founded West Coast Vascular to form an advanced team of Board Certified Vascular Surgeons, providing his patients precision techniques in vascular medicine. Dr. Skillern completed his undergraduate work at the University of Southern California at Santa Barbara graduating Magna Cum Laude and earned his Doctorate of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego. Following graduation from medical school, Dr. Skillern completed his surgery internship and surgery residency at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, followed by postgraduate work at University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville. Certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and advanced Trauma Life Support, along with completing research in Lyophilized Vein Grafts, Dr. Skillern brings a wide range of knowledge to West Coast Vascular and is committed to excellence in vascular surgery and patient care."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Skillern "Our mission is to provide the highest level of overall service, vascular care and optimal therapy to our patients and our community. Communication, accountability and reliability are the cornerstone for building these strong relationships."

2  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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27  Procedures

Background Check

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.

Education

  • University of California, Santa Barbara
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Tx Southwestern Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University of Tennessee Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Skillern has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Skillern's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Skillern to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Skillern's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Skillern is professional, engaging, and informative. I left his office understanding what my problem is, what I need to do to help my condition and feeling relieved knowing that he will be monitoring my health.
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Would and have referred Dr. Skillern to family, friends and complete strangers. He saved my life. He is professional and provides excellent care to his patients. He has been a God send to me and the quality of my life. He really cares about his patients.
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