Dr. Joshua Skaggs practices Emergency Medicine in Columbia, SC. Dr. Skaggs assesses patients who seek immediate medical attention at any time of day or night. Emergency Medicine Physicians are trained to efficiently work with each patient and situation no matter how acute or life-threatening. Dr. Skaggs examines patients, determines means of testing, diagnoses conditions, and decides the best treatment methods.
Education and Training
University of South Carolina At Columbia 2010
Emergency MedicineAmerican Board of Emergency MedicineABEM
- Palmetto Health
Dr. Joshua Benjamin Skaggs MD's Practice location
Columbia, SC 29203 Get Direction
Request An Appointment With Dr. Joshua Benjamin Skaggs MD | Emergency Physician
Please note that this request is not considered final until you receive email notification confirming the details.
In the event the doctor is not yet registered with FindaTopDoc, we will contact the office on your behalf in an effort to secure your appointment.
Dr. Joshua Benjamin Skaggs MD's reviewsWrite Review
Patient Experience with Dr. Skaggs
- What Is Cat Scratch Fever?
IntroductionCat scratch fever or cat scratch disease is a bacterial infection spread by cats. You can get the cat scratch fever from a scratch or bite of a cat that is infected with the bacterium called Bartonella henselae. Aside from the infected cat’s scratch, you can also acquire the infection...
- Facts About Meningitis Vaccines
IntroductionThe only way to prevent serious and life-threatening diseases such as meningitis is through vaccination. Meningitis can also be caused by viral, bacterial, and fungal infections. The infection usually affects the meninges or membranes that enclose the brain and spinal cord. Although...
- Chikungunya Fever: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention
Introduction Chikungunya is a viral infection that is transmitted by mosquitoes. The chikungunya virus causes a sudden onset of fever along with severe joint pain. The illness is not considered as contagious, but in rare instances, the virus can get transmitted through contact with a person's...
- Leukocyte Esterase Test
Leukocyte Esterase Urine TestLeukocyte esterase (LE) is an esterase produced by white blood cells (WBCs) or leukocytes. A leukocyte esterase test is a urine test used to detect the presence of white blood cells and other health conditions associated with infection.Normally, leukocyte esterase...
- What is the encephalitis causes and prevention?
What is encephalitis?Encephalitis means inflammation of the brain. Fever, headache, and joint pain are often experienced in the early stages of encephalitis. Other severe symptoms may develop over some days or hours. They include personality changes, seizures, disorientation, confusion, or...
- Different Types of Physicians Explained
Doctors or physicians are categorized according to different factors including medical specialties and subspecialties. Most doctors specialize in a specific area of medicine. This article provides a summary of the different types of doctors in the medical field. AllergistsAllergists are also...
Nearby Emergency Physicians
- Dr. Zubair Hsi-mai Chao MD 1801 Sunset Dr Columbia SC 29203
- Dr. Michael Dorian Lawhead MD 738 University Village Dr Blythewood SC 29016
- Dr. Suzanne M. Bertollo M.D., MPH 101 Brauer Hall Cb Chapel Hill NC 27599
- Dr. Nathaniel J Stewart MD 3 Richland Medical Park Dr Columbia SC 29203
- Dr. Troy W Privette MD 3 Richland Medical Park Dr Columbia SC 29203
- Dr. Allison L Harvey MD 3 Richland Medical Park Dr Columbia SC 29203