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Dr. James Skow, MD

Dr. James Skow, MD

Cardiac Surgery ·  Male · Age 79

Dr. James Skow, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Pismo Beach, CA and has been practicing for 46 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.

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(805) 556-6001

Dr. Skow accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Select Plus HMO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Skow's conditions and procedures:

Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)

About Me

Care Philosophy

I strive to provide my patients with the best medical care possible.


  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery


University Of California Los Angeles
Fellowship Hospital
University Of California Los Angeles
Residency Hospital
University Of California Los Angeles
Internship Hospital
Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
Medical School


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