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
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 RankAssociate 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