Dr. Christopher Skidmore, MD

Dr. Christopher Skidmore, MD

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Neurology  |  
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44 y/o
(11)

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Dr. Christopher Skidmore, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Philadelphia, PA. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 19 years.

Thomas Jefferson University Neurosurgery

909 Walnut St Fl 2

Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Intergroup

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Top Care Areas

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Epilepsy
very high
more than 96% of peers
Febrile Convulsion
very high
more than 94% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Skidmore has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Skidmore's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Skidmore to family and friends
4.0
based on 11 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Skidmore's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

in NJ |
I saw Dr. Skidmore yesterday. Due to everything that he, and his staff and colleagues , has done for me I will not have to see him for about another six months. It used to be much more frequent but with his help, each time span between visits was longer and longer. This allows me more time to...more
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in Riverside, NJ |
Dr. Skidmore is very direct and easy to understand. He listens to what you're saying as a patient, summarizes it, and then gives his recommendations based on your test results, his exam, and your discussion. He is easy to talk to, and respects his patients as people. Dr. Skidmore is very...more
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in Philadelphia, PA |
Dr. Skidmore is outstanding in experience, knowledge, educating not only patients (me), but also those that are younger medical professionals in his field. He takes time to discuss questions or concerns that you may have, and simultaneously talks practically to you from the medical professional...more
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in Washington, NC |
Dr Skidmore has cared for our son (now 46) for over 10 years- He has been with John through several surgeries as well as all the trials & uncertainties that epilepsy brings. He has been caring, candid & honest, explaining the pros/cons of every treatment, recommendation and surgical procedure. ...more
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in Belmar, NJ |
Dr. Skidmore has been a wonderful communicator for a very complex condition. Diagnosis was fast and accurate and the follow through has been excellent and caring. Dr. Skidmore made himself available to our family in every way. I would highly recommend his care. His office is busy but friendly and...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Skidmore accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Devon Health
    Devon Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Intergroup
    Intergroup PPO
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • One Net
    One Net PPO
  • Private HealthCare Systems
    Private HealthCare Systems PPO
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Skidmore has admitting privileges

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Methodist Hospital—Jefferson Health
2301 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
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Holy Redeemer Hospital
1648 Huntingdon Pike
Meadowbrook, PA 19046
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