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Family Practice

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
126 Patient
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UPMC Shadyside Family Health Center
UPMC Shadyside Family Health Center
5215 Centre Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Office Phone:
(412) 623-2287


Family Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine


MD, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College , Richmond, VA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill,
Chapel Hill, NC USA

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January 22, 2018

Dr. Skinker was really great. He genuinely seemed to care about the care he was providing, and addressed all of my concerns. I am glad to have him as my doctor, and look forward to my next visit with him.

January 16, 2018

My doctor really listens to me and takes his time with me to make sure I'm getting the best care possible.

January 16, 2018


December 28, 2017

Dr. Skinker is an awesome doctor! He is caring, compassionate, and understands his patients concerns.

December 27, 2017

Dr Skinker is everything I'd want in a main, primary physician. He takes time, listens, and knows my history. He has a great personal style.

December 05, 2017

I never have a bad experience with Dr. Skinka, and actually enjoy seeing him and listening to his counsel.

November 16, 2017

Fr. Skinker is always attentive, courteous during my visits.

October 26, 2017

Great staff and service. Dr Skinker is the best.

October 16, 2017

very good

September 21, 2017

Excellent, dedicated, concerned physician. Has cared well for me over the years.