Dr. Robert Skerker MD Physiatrist

Dr. Robert Skerker is a physiatrist in West Springfield, Massachusetts and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baystate Medical Center and Mercy Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Massachusetts Medical School and has been in practice for 28 years. Dr. Skerker accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 13 doctors at Baystate Medical Center and one of 11 at Mercy Medical Center who specialize in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Physiatrist: General Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education & Medical Training

Boston University Medical Center
Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1987–1990

Berkshire Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1986–1987

University of Massachusetts Medical School
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

MA State Medical License
Active through 2015

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

Does patient age and height of fall alone require trauma team activation?
Adams, J. M., Bilaniuk, J. W., Siegel, B. K., Difazio, L. T., Skerker, R. S., Grob, P., Bobbin, M. D., Rolandelli, R. H., Németh, Z. H.

Standard computed tomography of the chest, abdomen, and pelvis is sensitive and cost-effective for the detection of fractures of the shoulder girdle.
Adams, J. M., Bilaniuk, J. W., Difazio, L. T., Siegel, B. K., Durling-Grover, R., McCarthy, D., Grob, P., Bobbin, M. D., Skerker, R. S., Németh, Z. H.

Atypical presentation of myotonic dystrophy type 1.
Heckert, K. D., Skerker, R. S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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