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Sean C. Skinner, MD

Surgical Director, Neonatal and Pediatric ECMO
Sean C. Skinner, MD
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  • General and Thoracic Surgery - Pediatric
This provider offers TeleCare
  • Conditions treated

    Chest wall deformities, including pectus excavatum,  Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO),  Hernias,  Inflammatory bowel disease,  Neonatal surgical diseases (including abdominal wall defects, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, congenital lung lesions, esophageal atresia, necrotizing enterocolitis),  Pediatric colorectal diseases (including anorectal malformations and Hirschsprung disease),  Pediatric oncologic diseases (including kidney tumors, liver tumors, neuroblastoma, sarcoma and teratoma),  Pediatric trauma,  Pyloric stenosis,  Short bowel syndrome,  Vascular and lymphatic anomalies
  • About

    Sean Skinner grew up in the Midwest, where he completed his undergraduate studies at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn. He completed his medical studies at Ross University School of Medicine, Roseau, Commonwealth of Dominica, West Indies. After medical school, he completed his general surgery residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa., where he was Administrative Chief. He went on to complete a critical care fellowship at the University of Michigan and then completed a Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at the University of Oklahoma.  

    Dr. Skinner is a member of the American Pediatric Surgical Association and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. His academic interests include advanced minimally invasive surgery in infants and children, trauma and critical care, simulation training in ECMO and neonatal surgery. He brings special expertise in ECMO and critical care.

    Faculty Rank

    Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics


    Ross University, School of Medicine, Roseau, Commonwealth of Dominica, West Indies


    Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pa.


    Surgical Critical Care, Motts Children's Hospital, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

    Pediatric Surgery, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Board of Surgery

    American Board of Surgery, Special Qualification in Pediatric Surgery

    American College of Surgeons, Pediatric Surgery

    American College of Surgeons, General Surgery – Fellow

    American Pediatric Surgical Association

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