Dr. Sam A. Skaff Sr., MD

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Dr. Sam A. Skaff Sr., MD

Pediatrics | Male

All Star Pediatric Care 1951 SW 172nd Ave Ste 417, Miramar, FL 33029 Get Directions
(954) 255-7827

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I always believe that preventing a disease is as important as treating it, and that is the most important...   Read More

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    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Skaff Sr. has 1 malpractice Malpractice Claim

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    • Settlement;2011-08-02T00:00:00
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  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
  • Other Education
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    Dr. Skaff Sr. accepts 34 insurance carriers

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    34 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    • CareOregon
    • CareSource
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Community Health Choice
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Choice Health
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Golden Rule
    • Health Net
    • HealthPlus
    • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    • HealthSmart
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    • Humana
    • Husky Health
    • inHealth
    • INTotal Health
    • Medica
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • Molina Healthcare
    • MultiPlan
    • Peach State Health Plan
    • Simply Healthcare Plans
    • Staywell (Wellcare)
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Wellcare of Georgia

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    4.3 based on 29 responses
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    • Level of trust in provider's decisions
       (29)
    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
       (29)
    • How well provider listens and answers questions
       (29)
    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Dr. Skaff Sr.'s Office & Staff
    • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
       (29)
    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
       (29)
    • Staff friendliness and courteousness
       (29)
    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes (23)
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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 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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    Specialties

    • Pediatrics
    • Adolescent Medicine
    • Child & Adolescent Medicine

    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

    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

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    • 1
      Malpractice Claim

      Dr. Skaff Sr. has 1 malpractice claim

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      • Settlement  (8/2/2011)
      • Nature of Complaint: Adjudicating Body/Case # - CIRCUIT COURT OF KANAWHA COUNTY, WV/10-C-1266
      • State: West Virginia
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      Sanctions

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    • 0
      Board Actions

      No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    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

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors

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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Russian
    • Spanish
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Pediatrics
    • Board certified in Pediatrics
    • Malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Skaff Sr.'s Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Skaff Sr.

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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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.

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    Dr. Skaff Sr. says...

    NEWBORN CARE IS ALWAYS MY STRONG AREA OF PRACTICE 

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    Dr. Skaff Sr. says...

    FOREIGN BODY REMOVAL 

    EXCISION OF TONGUE TIE 

    LACERATION REPAIR 

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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.