Dr. Sam A. Skaff Sr., MD

Dr. Sam A. Skaff Sr., MD

Pediatrics | Male | 52 years old

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I always believe that preventing a disease is as important as treating it, and that is the most important task for a pediatrician. I BELIEVE A PEDIATRICIAN SHOULD BE AVAILABLE 24/7 TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS PARENTS MAY HAVE. PLEASE DON'T HESITATE TO CALL MY OFFICE 24 HOURS A DAY WITH ANY CONCERNS ABOUT YOUR CHILD, ANYTHING THAT IS IMPORTANT TO YOU ABOUT YOUR CHILD'S CARE IS A PRIORITY TO ME.Read more

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4.3
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Dr. Skaff Sr. Says:

IT IS VERY IMPORTANT FOR PARENTS TO GET HOLD OF THEIR CHILD'S PEDIATRICIAN 24/7. 

PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL MY OFFICE 24 HOURS A DAY IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.

in Hollywood, FL |
Caring and compassionate. He is always available; he calls back right away in case you have any concerns on his off hours. The office staff is very nice as well.
in Elkview, WV |
Dr Sam Skaff is a wonderful doctor you will not go wrong with choosing him for your children we really miss him back in WV.
in Hallandale, FL |
very good Doctor spent time with me explaining the treatment for my daughter , called me him self in the evening to make sure she id doing well . Always available 24 hours when you need him . VERY VERY KNOWLEDGABLE . I highly recommended .
in Pembroke Pines, FL |
My OB doctor reccomends Dr.Skaff for my second child and after 4 visits I can tell that the service is better than all others.His knowledge and his availability is what makes the difference.The good thing is my oldest son now loves to go to the doctor.He's even open on Saturdays, and now I can say that my kids are definitely safe, He even calls us at home to check on my son after the visit.He becampe part of our family.
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Dr. Skaff Sr.'s Care Philosophy

I always believe that  preventing a disease is as important as treating it, and that is the most important task for a pediatrician.

I BELIEVE A PEDIATRICIAN SHOULD BE AVAILABLE 24/7 TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS PARENTS MAY HAVE. PLEASE DON'T HESITATE TO CALL MY OFFICE 24 HOURS A DAY WITH ANY CONCERNS ABOUT YOUR CHILD, ANYTHING THAT IS IMPORTANT TO YOU ABOUT YOUR CHILD'S CARE IS A PRIORITY TO ME.

Dr. Skaff Sr. says...

NEWBORN CARE IS ALWAYS MY STRONG AREA OF PRACTICE 

Dr. Skaff Sr. says...

FOREIGN BODY REMOVAL 

EXCISION OF TONGUE TIE 

LACERATION REPAIR 

Dr. Skaff Sr. says...

IT IS VERY IMPORTANT FOR PARENTS TO GET HOLD OF THEIR CHILD'S PEDIATRICIAN 24/7. 

PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL MY OFFICE 24 HOURS A DAY IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.

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

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

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Why It Matters: Dr. Skaff Sr.'s Board Certifications

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  • Pediatrics

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Allergies
  • Asthma in Children
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autism
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Pediatric Diseases

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Med College Ohio

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Toledo Medical Center

    Completed in 1995

  • Other Education
    Clinical Instructor In Pediatric

    Completed in 1998

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Child & Adolescent Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Breath Testing
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Immunization
  • Infant Care
  • Laceration Repair
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Neonatal Care
  • Pediatric EKG (Electrocardiogram, ECG)
  • Wart Treatment