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Dr. Christopher Skidmore, MD

Neurology*
4.8 (163)
Map Pin Small Philadelphia, PA
Accepting new patients
25 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Christopher Skidmore, MD

Dr. Christopher Skidmore, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. They specialize in Neurology, has 25 years of experience, and is board certified in Clinical Neurophysiology. They graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Skidmore, completed a residency at Cleveland Clinic. Patients rated Dr. Skidmore an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Skidmore works at Practice in Philadelphia, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Epilepsy and All Headaches (incl. Migraine) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Skidmore's Office Locations

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    Jefferson Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
    909 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 395-9680

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Epilepsy
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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Confusion
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Vertigo
Concussion
Dementia
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Dizziness
Headache
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Migraine
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Post-Concussion Syndrome
Stroke
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Syncope
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Traumatic Brain Injury
Tremor
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EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Alzheimer's Disease
Aneurysm
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Ataxia
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Aural Migraine
Autonomic Disorders
Autonomic Dysreflexia
Bell's Palsy
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Embolism
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Stenosis
Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
Chronic Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Cranial Trauma
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Diplopia
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Drug Induced Dystonia
Dysphagia
Dystonia
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Embolic Stroke
Encephalomyelopathy
Essential Tremor
Gait Abnormality
Hereditary Amyloidosis
Herniated Disc
Hypothalamus Cancer
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Insomnia
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Intervertebral Disc Disease
Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy
Lennox Gastaut Syndrome
Low Back Pain
Meningitis
Menstrual Migraine
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Myasthenia Gravis
Myelitis
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Myelopathy
Myoclonus
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neurogenic Bowel
Neurosyphilis
Optic Neuritis
Parkinson's Disease
Parkinsonism
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Radiculopathy
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Seizure Disorders
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Severe Infant Myoclonic Epilepsy
Sleep Apnea
Spastic Cerebral Palsy
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Stenosis
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Syphilis Infections
Tension Headache
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Tuberous Sclerosis
Vertigo
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Visual Field Defects
Vitamin B Deficiency
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
Dementia Evaluation
Dementia or Depression Screening
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Evoked Potential Test
Functional Movement Screening
Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
Head CT Scan
Home Sleep Study
ImPACT Testing
Memory Evaluation
Nerve Conduction Studies
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Peripheral NeuropathyTesting
Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
Sudoscan
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TCD Bubble Test
Wada Test
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Ambetter
    • Amerihealth
    • Anthem
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • Capital Blue Cross
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Cigna-HealthSpring
    • Consumer Health Network
    • CorVel
    • Devon Health
    • First Health
    • Fortified Provider Network
    • Galaxy Health Network
    • Geisinger Health Plan
    • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    • Health Net
    • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    • Humana
    • Intergroup
    • Keystone Health Plan East
    • MultiPlan
    • One Net
    • Private HealthCare Systems
    • QualCare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • UPMC
    • US Family Health Plan
    • WellPoint
    • Worker's Compensation

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.8
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    Based on 163 ratings
    Patient Ratings (163)
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    4 Star
    (10)
    3 Star
    (4)
    2 Star
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    1 Star
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    About Dr. Christopher Skidmore, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurology

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 25 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Chinese and Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1194746719
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Cleveland Clinic
    Residency
    Internship
    • Cleveland Clinic
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Clinical Neurophysiology, Epilepsy and Neurology
    Board Certifications
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    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Hospital Affiliations

    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Christopher Skidmore, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Skidmore is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Skidmore has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Skidmore has seen patients for Epilepsy and All Headaches (incl. Migraine), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Skidmore on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    163 patients have reviewed Dr. Skidmore. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Skidmore.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Skidmore, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Skidmore appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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