Dr. Gary B Skakun MD
Dr. Gary Skakun is a colon & rectal surgery doctor in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with Park Plaza Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 28 years. He is one of 14 doctors at Park Plaza Hospital who specialize in Colon & Rectal Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
General Colon & Rectal Surgery
Education & Medical Training
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
Residency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1984 - 1985
University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1978
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery
American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery
TX State Medical License
Active through 2014
Publications & Presentations
Single-layer continuous colon and rectal anastomosis using monofilament absorbable suture (Maxon): study of 500 cases.
Law, W. L., Bailey, H. R., Max, E., Butts, D. R., Smith, K. W., Thompson, D. A., Skakun, G. B., Graves, E.
Ambulatory surgical hemorrhoidectomy--a solution to postoperative urinary retention?
Hoff, S. D., Bailey, H. R., Butts, D. R., Max, E., Smith, K. W., Zamora, L. F., Skakun, G. B.
The single-layer continuous polypropylene colon anastomosis. A prospective assessment using water-soluble contrast enemas.
Skakun, G. B., Reznick, R. K., Bailey, H. R., Smith, K. W., Max, E.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Texas BlueChoice
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- Great West PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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6550 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (713) 790-9250
Fax: (713) 790-9251