Dr. David Skarda, MD
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Pediatric Surgery | Male

Care Philosophy

The child first and always

Biography

Dr. David Skarda, MD is a pediatric surgery doctor who practices in Salt Lake City, UT. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 16 years. Dr. Skarda is affiliated with Primary Children's Hospital, Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, Riverton Hospital and University of Utah Health Care.

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Dr. Skarda's Performance
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    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
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  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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      Dr. Skarda's Care Philosophy

      The child first and always

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

      •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      •  Specializes in Pediatric Surgery
      •  Board certified in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery
      •  Malpractice claims in Utah not available
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

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      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      • General Surgery
      • Pediatric Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Hernia
      • Anal Fistula
      • Anorectal Abscess
      • Appendicitis
      • Biliary Atresia
      • Choledochal Cyst
      • Cystic Hygroma
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Gallstones
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gastroschisis
      • Hernia
      • Hirschsprung's Disease
      • Imperforate Anus
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Jejunal Atresia
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Pectus Excavatum
      • Pediatric Tumor
      • Pilonidal Cyst
      • Pyloric Stenosis
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Traumatic Brain Injury
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Ventral Hernia

      Education

      • Medical School
        Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University

        Graduated in 2001

      • Internship Hospital
        University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus

        Completed in 2002

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus

        Completed in 2008

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Ohio State University

        Completed in 2011

        University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus

        Completed in 2009

      • Undergraduate School
        Brigham Young University

        Graduated in 1997

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish

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      Professional Affiliations

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      Specialties

      • Pediatric Surgery

      Procedures Performed

      • Acid Reflux Surgery
      • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
      • Appendectomy
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Circumcision
      • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
      • Gallbladder Removal
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
      • Gastrointestinal Surgery
      • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
      • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
      • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
      • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
      • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Minimally Invasive Surgery
      • Pediatric Advanced Laparoscopy Surgery
      • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
      • Surgery, Trauma
      • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
      • Tumor Surgery