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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Skyhar is Excellent. Dr. Skyhar has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Michael Skyhar, FACS, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Skyhar graduated from Oregon Health & Science University, Portland. He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Skyhar has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Green Hospital 
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael John Skyhar FACS and MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 31 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Michael J. Skyhar practice?
Dr. Michael Skyhar has 1 office location.
Dr. Michael Skyhar practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Encinitas, CA.
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