David Skaggs

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David L. Skaggs, MD, MMM is chief of orthopaedic surgery and director of spine surgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Skaggs received his undergraduate degree from Amherst College and his medical degree from Columbia University of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his internship and residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. He went on to complete a pediatric orthopaedic fellowship at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and a fellowship in orthopaedic research at Columbia University. He earned a masters in medical management from USC Marshall School of Business. Dr. Skaggs is a diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Skaggs serves on the Board of Directors of the Growing Spine Foundation and the Board of Directors of the Scoliosis Research Society. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is a member of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America, American Orthopaedic Association, Scoliosis Research Society, Growing Spine Study Group and a honorary member of the Brazilian Pediatric Orthopaedic Society.