Dr. Hillel Skoff, MD

Dr. Hillel Skoff, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Hillel Skoff, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Brookline, MA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Yale Univ Sch Of Med in 1980 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

1269 Beacon St Ste 2

Brookline, MA 02446

Contact Information

(617) 739-2518

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
high
more than 86% of peers
Neuroplasty
high
more than 82% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
normal
more than 79% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

60  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger

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31  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Yale Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Barnes Mc/Wash U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Barnes-Wash U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Yale-New Haven
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Duke University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Europe
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Mgh
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Skoff has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Skoff's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Skoff to family and friends
22 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Skoff'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 (5)

My husband was in an emergency and I was very happy to find Dr. Skoff. His credentials (BIDMC for years, instructor at Harvard Medical School,MD and residency at Yale Medical School) impressed me very much. He is in private practice close by but we would have gone to him elsewhere. We were glad to...more
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I had both Carpal Tunnel release operations and a ganglion cyst removal done by Dr. Hillel Skoff, over a 3 month span. After each surgery I was back to work with in 2 days. Dr. Skoff thoroughly explains what he is going to do, how you will feel and the recuperation time needed. He answers all...more
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He has treated me for tennis elbow and a bulging disc (c5, c6) with nerve root compression. Very knowledgeable and got to diagnosis quickly. He explains the issues clearly and his treatment plans, even if there may be some uncertainties always help me know what to expect. He has cured me if a lot...more
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Doctor's staff is rude, abrupt. Not patient friendly office at all. Seemed more interested in collecting their fees than treating patients.
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He does good work, but he doesn't really know how to explain things the way a person can understand that doesn't work in the medical world. He thinks he is way better then his clients, that is just the way he talks to you. I don't know if I would recommend him to anyone... If something doesn't...more
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