Dr. David Skaggs, MD
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Dr. David Skaggs, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Biography

Dr. David Skaggs, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Skaggs is affiliated with Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

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    Dr. Skaggs' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Hand Fracture
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Fracture
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Scoliosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture

    Education

    • Medical School
      Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons

      Graduated in 1989

    • Residency Hospital
      Ny and Presby Hp Columbia Campus

    Languages Spoken

    • English

    Memberships &
    Professional Affiliations

    • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities