David Skaggs, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Los Angeles, CA, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

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Orthopaedic Surgery Los Angeles, CA

Orthopedic Spine Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma, Pediatric Orthopedics

Children's Hospital Los Angeles Cedars Sinai University of Southern California

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Education & Training

  • Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
    Marshall School of Business, University of Southern CaliforniaMaster's, Medical Management, 2006
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital -  Columbia Campus
    New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia CampusResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1990 - 1994
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital -  Columbia Campus
    New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia CampusInternship, Orthopedic Surgery, 1989 - 1990
  • Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
    Columbia University College of Physicians & SurgeonsClass of 1989
  • Amherst CollegeB.A., Neuroscience/Psychology, 1985

Certifications & Licensure

  • AL State Medical License
    AL State Medical License 1995 - 1996
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1994 - 2022
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 1992 - Present
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1990 - 1994
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Whos Who in America Marquis Whos Who, 2005-2014
  • Top 17 U.S. Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeons Orthopedics This Week, 2013
  • 50 Spine Surgeons Focusing on Scoliosis Development Becker's Spine Review, 2013
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Isolated Femoral Shaft Fractures in Children Rarely Require a Blood Transfusion  
    Lindsay M Andras, David L Skaggs, Injury
  • Approved by the Chest Wall and Spine Deformity Study Group, the Growing Spine Study Group, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America and the Scoliosis Research So...  
    Skaggs DL, Akbarnia BA, Flynn JM, Myung KS, Sponseller PD, Vitale MG, J Pediatr Orthop, 4/1/2014
  • Chronic Lack of Sleep is Associated With Increased Sports Injuries in Adolescent Athletes  
    Milewski MD, Skaggs DL, Bishop GA, Pace JL, Ibrahim DA, Wren TAL, Barzdukas A, J Ped Orthop, 1/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Current Trends in Orthopedic Trauma in Children
    The Pediatric Society of North America Committee on Trauma and Prevention, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 71 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 3/10/2004

Lectures

  • Complications in VEPTR Treatment 
    Salt Lake City, Utah - 1/28/2015
  • Back Pain in Children 
    Bristol, England - 10/9/2014
  • Advances in the Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis 
    Bristol, England - 10/9/2014
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Other

  • Return to Football following Spine Surgery 
    FOX news (local)
    12/5/2012
  • Backstage Lakers 
    Time Warner Cable
    11/28/2012
  • Special on Boy from Ethiopia Brought to CHLA for Spine Surgery 
    ABC news (local)
    8/27/2010
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Authored Content

  • Isolated Femoral Shaft Fractures in Children Rarely Require a Blood TransfusionJanuary 2020

Press Mentions

  • 340 Spine Surgeons to Know — 2017 Featured
    340 Spine Surgeons to Know — 2017 FeaturedApril 20th, 2017
  • Competitive Gymnast Beats Spine Disorder
    Competitive Gymnast Beats Spine DisorderJuly 23rd, 2021
  • 6 Spine Surgeons on the Move in March
    6 Spine Surgeons on the Move in MarchApril 7th, 2021
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