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Education ?

Medical School Score Rankings
Johns Hopkins University (1991) *
Top 25%
Children`s Hospital of Philadelphia (1994) *
Thomas Jefferson University A.I. duPont Hospital for Children (2006) *
Allergy & Immunology
* This information was reported to Vitals by the doctor or doctor's office.

Awards & Distinctions ?

American Board of Pediatrics
Long Island Allergy and Asthma Society
American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology
American Board of Allergy and Immunology

Affiliations ?

Dr. Skorpinski is affiliated with 3 hospitals.

Hospital Affiliations



  • Saint Joseph Medical Center *
    145 N 6th St, Reading, PA 19601
    Top 25%
  • Reading Hospital & Medical Center *
    601 Spruce St, West Reading, PA 19611
  • St. Joseph Medical Center - Reading, Pa
  • Publications & Research

    Dr. Skorpinski has contributed to 3 publications.
    Title Radiologic Outcomes in Children with Chronic Rhinosinusitis and Ostiomeatal Complex Obstruction After Medical Management.
    Date August 2008
    Journal Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology : Official Publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology

    BACKGROUND: The presence of ostiomeatal complex obstruction can be a key component in chronic rhinosinusitis, and the medical management of this condition has not been well studied, particularly in children. OBJECTIVE: To compare the effectiveness of antibiotics, intranasal topical corticosteroids, and oral systemic corticosteroids on radiologic outcomes in children with chronic rhinosinusitis and ostiomeatal complex obstruction. METHODS: We reviewed the reports of 1,741 computed tomography scans performed on children at Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware, from October 1, 2001, through February 28, 2007, identifying those patients who had 2 scans performed at least 2 weeks apart but no more than 6 months apart. Forty-five instances involving abnormal ostiomeatal complex anatomy documented on the initial study with obtainable treatment information were selected for further review. RESULTS: Of the 3 treatment modalities examined, only oral systemic corticosteroids (P = .03) and intranasal topical corticosteroids (P = .03) were found to provide significant independent contributions to predicting treatment outcome, with the former promoting a positive outcome and the latter predicting a negative outcome. The model that contained just these 2 factors also provided a significant fit to the outcome data (P = .01), producing a diminished rate of improvement expected from a combination of positive and negative influences. Neither antibiotics nor any other combination of modalities contributed to a significant improvement in model fit. CONCLUSION: The use of oral systemic corticosteroids was found to be the only beneficial intervention, with regard to radiologic improvement, in the treatment of ostiomeatal complex obstruction in children.

    Title Diagnosis of Common Variable Immunodeficiency in a Patient with Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia.
    Date May 2007
    Journal Pediatrics

    In this case report we describe the first account in the literature of a patient with primary ciliary dyskinesia and common variable immunodeficiency. A 17-year-old boy with previously diagnosed Kartagener syndrome and stable lung disease developed a deteriorating clinical course that prompted the search for a secondary diagnosis. Although both of these rare conditions can result in similar lung pathology, they require different management strategies, which illustrates the need to consider associated diagnoses in complicated clinical situations.

    Title Two Cases of Accidental Epinephrine Injection into a Finger.
    Date March 2006
    Journal The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

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