Dr. Skaggs is originally from Oklahoma where he completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Oklahoma then his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Oklahoma State University. He completed a rotating internship at Affiliated Veterinary Specialists in Orlando, Florida then a surgical internship in Phoenix, Arizona. From there he completed a veterinary surgery research fellowship at Washington State University, then returned to Phoenix and has been practicing emergency and critical care since. He has special interest in surgery, trauma and endoscopy.
Outside of work he enjoys the outdoors through hiking, mountain biking, running and also enjoys home improvements and local culture.