Treatment & Services
- Blood Tests
- Diabetes Center
- General Endocrinology
- Radioactive Iodine Treatment
- Thyroid Aspiration
- Thyroid Ultrasound
- Thyroid Ultrasound And Biopsy
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Addison's Disease
- Adrenal disorders
- Androgen Deficiency (Low Testosterone)
- Bone Disorders
- Calcium Disorders
- Diabetes, Gestational
- Erectile Dysfunction
- Familial Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
- High Cholesterol
- Klinefelter Syndrome
- Metabolic Syndrome
- Neuropathy - Diabetic
- Parathyroid Cancer
- Parathyroid Disease Description
- Pituitary Disorders
- Pituitary Tumors
- Sexual Hormone disorders
- Thyroid and pregnancy
- Thyroid Cancer
- Thyroid Disease
- Thyroid Nodule
- Vitamin D Deficiency
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Endo, Diabetes and Metabolism
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Saint Vincent Charity Medical Center
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Saint Luke's Medical Center
Cleveland, OH USA
Internship - Saint Luke's Medical Center
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical School - University of Zagreb School of Medicine
- American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
- American Thyroid Association
- Endocrine Society
- Co-Director, Endocrinology and Reproductive Organ Block, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, 2005-Present
- President, Ohio River Regional Chapter, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, 2007-2008
- Member, Task Force for Thyroid Ultrasound Testing and Certification, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, 2007-Present
- Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid nodules, goiters, thyroid carcinoma, diabetes mellitus, hypercalcemia, hypocalcemia, osteoporosis, hyperlipidemia
Awards & Honors
- Skeletal assessment by FELS method, FELS Institute, Yellow Springs, Ohio, 1993
- Thyroid ultrasound and fine needle biopsy training course, Cleveland Clinic, 2001
in teaching and training of medical students, residents and fellows.
- Pfizer Scholars in Endocrinology Award, Oregon Health Sciences University
- Research findings selected by Program Directors at National Center for Research Resources to represent one of the most scientifically important advances published by investigators in 1997 and 1998
Research & Publications
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As of 1/30/2018, Dr. Skugor has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
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191 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.8|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
10 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Feb 1, 2018
Dr. Skugar was hard to hear.
Reviewed on Jan 22, 2018
everything is beyond GOOD. I trust all decisions he is making concerning any medication.
Reviewed on Jan 22, 2018
very helpful, kind and welcoming.
Reviewed on Jan 9, 2018
He is the best!!!!
Reviewed on Oct 4, 2017
Very poor! I requested twice that Dr. Skugor provide me with what test results mean!?
Reviewed on Oct 3, 2017
Dr. Skugor is remarkably knowledgeable, efficient, and very funny. It's a pleasure to see him.
Reviewed on Sep 8, 2017
It is always an honor and exciting to interact with Dr. Skugor, who is an outstanding and insightful physician
Reviewed on Aug 30, 2017
I drive from Cincinnati to Cleveland to see Dr Skugor. He is the best!
Reviewed on Apr 26, 2017
I like my provider,he care about me.
Reviewed on Mar 15, 2017
Dr. Skugor is the best, I changed Endos 3-4 x's till I found him. Great listener & takes his time to explain everything perfectly.
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