Dr. Ernest Skidmore MD
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Dr. Ernest Skidmore specializes in general surgery, ophthalmology in Asheville, North Carolina. Details of Dr. Skidmore's experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at University of South Dakota are available on your free doctor report.
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1100 Tunnel Rd
Asheville, NC 28805
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Ernest Skidmore identified specializing in
General SurgeryGeneral Surgery
A surgeon manages a broad spectrum of surgical conditions affecting almost any area of the body. The surgeon established the diagnosis and provides the preoperative, operative, and postoperative care to surgical patients and is usually responsible for the comprehensive management of the trauma victim and the critically ill surgical patient. The surgeon uses a variety of diagnostic techniques, including endoscopy, for observing internal structures, and may use specialized instruments during operative procedures. A general surgeon is expected to be familiar with the salient features of other surgical specialties in order to recognize problems in those areas and to know when to refer a patient to another specialist. and OphthalmologyOphthalmology
An ophthalmologist has the knowledge and professional skills needed to provide comprehensive eye and vision care. Ophthalmologists are medically trained to diagnose, monitor, and medically or surgically treat all ocular and visual disorders. This includes problems affecting the eye and its component structures, the eyelids, the orbit and the visual pathways. In so doing, an ophthalmologist prescribes vision services, including glasses and contact lenses. No Sub Specialty.. He obtained board certification from The American Board of Ophthalmology for Ophthalmology.
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Dr. Skidmore is affiliated with 1 hospital:
VA Medical Center-Asheville
1100 Tunnel Rd
LicenseDr. Ernest Skidmore has been confirmed to have a license in Florida
EducationDr. Skidmore attended medical school at University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine. Additional residency training in Ophthalmology was conducted at University Hospitals and Clinics.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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