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Dr. Sunnie Skiles

Pediatrics
ROCKLIN, CA
35 years experience female

Locations

Sunnie Skiles, M.D.

ROCKLIN, CA

Address

6815 FIVE STAR BLVD., ROCKLIN, CA, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Altius Health Plan

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Blue Cross of California

Alliance Health

Blue Shield of California

CHAMPUS

Cigna

Coventry Health Care

Health Net

Medi-Cal

Tricare

UMR

UnitedHealthcare

Great-West Healthcare

Humana Insurance Company

Sunnie Skiles, MD, Proyouth, Pediatric Health & Wellness

ROCKLIN, CA

About

Bio

I have been in private Pediatric practice in Northern California since 1990. The first 23 years I practiced in Roseville, CA and the last two years in Rocklin. I love working with children and their families. My practice is called Proyouth, Pediatric Health & Wellness. I am PROYOUTH and I am here to promote health and wellness to my patients and their families.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pediatrics

ADHD and Autism

Adolescent Medicine

Pediatric Allergy and Asthma

Preventive Medicine

Licenses

United States: California

Doctor Q&A

151 Answers
81 Agrees
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
You took this?: Yes, if you gave it to a small child. Over 60 lbs., not a problem.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Ignore: Keep the grocery bags on the counter out of reach while putting away. Keep poison controls # at hand.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
New cystic acne: This sounds more like a row of abscesses. My advice is to see your doctor as you may need an antibiotic. Lesions on the face require visualization t... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Check up: Check ups are complete physicals. When I do a physical on a female teen my medical assistant has already taken vital signs, vision and hearing screen,... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Fever and vomiting: If his symptoms just started. Put him in a tepid tub to help bring down the fever. Try not to give hem anything by mouth for an hour after vomiting, ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Breathing tough: if you woke up the difficulty breathing and have a cough, there is a good chance you are suffering from a case of asthma like symptoms. If you have n... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Herpes: There are two types of Herpes. Herpes type I is the common cold sore or fever blister you can get recurrently when your immune system is suppressed. ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Contact with illness: Yes or no. It depends on many factors. First is what his illness was and if he was contagious at the time. Some illnesses are easier to catch than ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Scabs on scalp: First DO NOT pick at them. Sometimes this could be why, if they have been there a long time, they have not healed. Second, there is a reason you hav... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Facial lesion to big: if you have a lesion on your face that I way too big to be an acne sore, then it is possible it might be the beginning of an abscess. See you doctor a... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Ibuprofen : Ibuprofen or Tylenol (acetaminophen).
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Eye color?: It depends. They could be blue, green, hazel. Less likely brown. Time will tell.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Unattractive?: Send a picture and I will give you my opinion. Keep in mind that it would be subjective. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Sleep in class: The obvious answer would be get more sleep at night, but if he class is right after lunch and the lights get turned down to show slides, I will be rig... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Mild pain: Pain in the upper abdomen can be functional or could be be serious. If this is new, different and continues, please see a doctor for an exam and work... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Going to the gym: Of course going to the gym is good for you. What you do at the gym is more important. Your diet is paramount overall to how your body benefits from ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Bites, ring marks: If your son has been bitten by a tick, you would know, as he is 4 years old. Is it itchy? Could be insect bites. Common insect bites come from mosq... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes there is a test: This is an autosomal reserve inherited disease and it is very rear. There are about 100 cases diagnosed worldwide. Signs and symptoms appear in the fi... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
No: Eyes change color and this can happen up to an age of 5 or 6. Once brown will not go back to blue.
A member asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Depressed 14 yr old: This is a difficult age and depression is common and can be serious as well. I would first recommend opening up to her your concerns and see if she w... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Pulse pressure is 20: Theoretically, the systemic pulse pressure can be conceptualized as being proportional to stroke volume, or the amount of blood ejected from the left ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Cramps mid cycle: If these cramps are or on one side then you are ovulating and these cramps should not last long. If they get worse rather than better and hurt more wh... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Seriously?: All of it, but push the baby out is the fast part. It is the next hour that is the hardest. Congratulations! Oh, and the next 18 years are also the ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Chronic constipation: It usually starts during potty training and one painful BM can cause a child to hold his stool in the next time he feels he has to go. After doing th... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Iron absorption: I have not heard of probiotics interfering with iron absorption. Calcium will bind to iron and interfere with iron absorption, vitamin C will help ir... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Depression & cutting: The right antideprssant would make all the difference in the world if you are as you say, cutting and crying. You need help. I recommend that you see... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Breast feeding ?: There is one major cause and that would be how well she is latching. If she is not on so that most of the arola is covered and just on the nipple its... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Don't recommend: Wait until you are finished with the Accutane before working on your scars. Talk to your dermatologist before you use a drying agent on your face.
A female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Tight heel cords: This is a condition that can occur in normal children if the are always walking on their tip toes. In these cases physical therapy can help. If ther... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Severe cough: It sounds like the trip to the ER. Is the best choice at this time. I hope it is treatable and he is better soon.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
High fevers: This is an age where high fevers are common most commonly with viral illnesses. With congestion and runny nose along with not sleeping well there is ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Eye color: If your baby is a newborn, then eye color is usually some shade of gray. Both you and your husband contribute one of two genes for eye color and some... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
New rash: Rash over joints is hard to diagnose without a visual or more information. If you call in for a consult I would be glad to look at it. Does she had ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Baby powder is bad: If it is inhaled into the baby's lungs and if inhaled into your lungs can cause lung damage. I recommend not using baby powder at all for this reason... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
3 weeks of period: If you usually have periods lasting 5 days then this is abnormal for you and requires a visit to your doctor. 3 weeks of bleeding is abnormal in gener... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Dayquil + zyrtec (cetirizine): Yes. Dayquil has acetaminophen, dextromethorphan and phenylephrine in it, and none of these are an antihistamine. Zrytec is just an antihistamine, it... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Newborn babies: Yes, genetics are what determines whether babies have a lot of hair or are close to bald. Most babies are born with a shade of grey colored eyes and ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Acne on back?: if you have an acne rash on you back for the first time, it could be cased but Omer sweating during exercise without showering right away.. If this ra... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Doxycycline: Not the drug of choice for a middle ear infection.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Fever at night: If this fever just started then it is a normal response of the immune system, most likely to a viral illness. I have always noted that in children sy... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Vitamin D: If you are breast feeding, it is good to continue your pre-natal vitamins and to give your baby supplements of Vitamin A,,C and D that are not supplie... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Lead level of 8: Though a level of 8 is higher than average, the CDC recommends that with levels between 5 and 9 mcg/dl to be retested again in 3 to 6 months. Local he... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Sore corner of lip: This sounds like you are describing angular chelisis that has become infected. If this is a condition that you have had before then you may be predis... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Hiccups!: Hiccups are caused from the frenic nerve that exits from the spinal column in the neck and travels down to the diaphragm along side of the esophagus.... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Mole that popped: Moles are not fluid filled so what you are describing sounds more like a cyst of some sort or a pustule. If it goes away, great! If it does not or beg... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Pregnant with blood: Any bloody or jelly like discharge when pregnant is a reason to see you OB. If you do not have one go to the ER right away. This could be serious a... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Inguinal hernia fix: Yes. If the area of surgery hurts or gets red, stop and see your doctor. Should be all healed up by now, just don't go too crazy.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Swallowed object: If there is no reason to believe your child may have aspirated this object into the lungs and the object is smooth there should not be a problem. Wat... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes, concern: after growth plates are closed excess growth hormone has a number of characteristics, including development of a prominent brow. Take her to the a En... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Eye swollen: At 6 months of age I would think infection before allergy when it comes to swelling around the eye, especially if the skin looks red. Have him seen r... Read More

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Nov 1, 2015
Dr. Skiles's is an Amazing Dr. she has taken care of my kids since they were born and I would take them no where else. I would recommend her to anyone needing care for their little ones.
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Sep 21, 2014
A patient could do nothing better for themselves than to ask Dr. Skiles a question. She took my limited information, and gave me hope.
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Aug 16, 2014
Dr Skiles was pleasant to talk to about my issues, she was inquisitive and attentive throughout the interaction.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks! We have 1 child. I'm 34, so maybe multiples next time!
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) You're thoroughness was appreciated. Thank you kindly. :-)
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) I'll try all of your suggestions right away! Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UC Davis School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 1987MD

Residency

PHOENIX CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
Completed 1990

Residency

MARICOPA MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP)
American Board of Pediatrics
AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
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