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Family Practice

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
118 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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April 16, 2018

only good excellent experience. provider took his time with the patient...answered all questions...talked about alternate availabilities....seemed concerned with patient and all his needs

April 09, 2018

Dr. Skinker is great

April 04, 2018

I am very, very pleased with the medical care provided by Dr Skinker. Not only is he thorough and very kind and insightful but he has made several referrals to specialists (neurologist, for example) which led to treatment of an existing condition (brain tumor) that was unknown to me.

April 02, 2018

Very understanding to my concerns

March 29, 2018

It was a very nice experience.

March 19, 2018

always receive the best care from doctor skinker. would not have any other doctor. he is the best. I would recommend him to anyone. their should be more doctors like him. he is the greatest!

March 15, 2018

Doctor Ben Skincare is amazing. he has been my doctor for many years and I feel very comfortable telling him any question about being sick. He is the best!

March 13, 2018

all excellent, would not even consider going elsewhere.

February 22, 2018

have known Dr.Skinker for 25 years It would be a lot more convenient finding a physician closer to home but I trust Dr. Skinker in regards to everything to do with my healthcare. He is wonderful doctor and person.

February 15, 2018

My doctor is excellent. How can you do better then that!