Dr. Loki Skylizard

Thoracic Surgery
Frederick, MD
20 years experience male

Locations

Center for Chest Disease

Frederick, MD

Address

501 West Seventh Street, Suite D, Frederick, MD
Directions

Practice website

Fax

(301) 694-0927

Insurances accepted

CIGNA Open Access

About

Bio

Dr. Skylizard specializes in non-cardiac thoracic surgery, thoracic surgical oncology, surgical treatment of both malignant and benign diseases of the lungs. Dr. Skylizard has received advanced training in minimally invasive thoracic surgery (Robotics, VATS, Laparoscopy, and Endoscopy); including pulmonary resection and thymectomy. In addition to completing Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Residency, Dr. Skylizard completed extensive training in da Vinci S and da Vinci Si robotic assisted surgery; including a formal advanced fellowship training program.

Specialties
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Thoracic Surgery

General Surgery

Doctor Q&A

690 Answers
910 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Loki Skylizard
20 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Critical mass: Matter of time and numbers. Disease spread would depend on number of infected individuals entering. We are not restricting individuals at risk from ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Loki Skylizard
20 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Maybe: Viral mutation and transformation depends on number of animals infected/population density. Ebola seems to survive on contaminated surfaces for longe ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Loki Skylizard
20 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Probably not: You probably can not get Ebola swallowing a fly in WEST AFRICA. But, it's "probably" because we do not fully understand this virus and ... Read More

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Testimonials
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Jul 21, 2013
Terrific & dedicated physician trained in the latest & most minimally invasive techniques. If my mom ever needed something in his area of expertise I would send her to him...iwish Dr Skylizard was c...Read More
Jul 23, 2013
Dr. Skylizard is committed to excellence in care. He is on the cutting edge of technology and strives to bring this level of care to all patients. You are in caring, capable hands when you seek advi...Read More
Jul 30, 2013
Dr. Skylizard has written so many helpful, knowledgeable answers. He's a great resource for anything in the chest, such as lung biopsies/cancer, collapsed lungs, pulmonary emboli/clots, bronchi or tr...Read More
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Michigan Medical School, MI
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

<br>Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Residency

<br>General Surgery

Residency

<br>Family Medicine Internship

Residency

<br>General Surgery Internship

Awards

Tufts University School of Medicine Citation for Excellence in Teaching
Induction to the United States Army Medical Department Regiment
University of Michigan Four Year Merit Scholarship
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