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Donald Skenandore, MD

Degrees: MD, MS


Sees: Adults


skenandore@mhsolutions.com


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Types of Clients

Adults


Training

Dr. Skenandore is originally from Wisconsin and graduated from Elmhurst College in Illinois with a Bachelor’s degree of Exercise Science. Afterwards he completed pre-medical coursework at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and graduate studies and research in Applied Biology at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina before earning a Master’s of Science in Biomedical Science from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. He went on to earn his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School. He then returned to Wisconsin to complete his residency in Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics where he received the Resident Award for Clinical Excellence.


Experience

Dr. Skenandore has previously practiced in a variety of settings including inpatient, outpatient, and psychiatric emergency room treatment. Dr. Skenandore also serves as an outpatient staff psychiatrist at William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital.


Treatment Specialties

Dr. Skenandore provides psychiatric evaluation and treatment for adults that are at least 18 years of age. His skills include diagnosis, medication management, limited psychotherapy, and coordination of care with other treatment team members. He specializes in treatment of a variety of mental health disorders with a special interest in depression, anxiety and trauma-related disorders.


Techniques

Dr. Skenandore conducts psychiatric evaluations for diagnosis and treatment planning. He welcomes opportunities to holistically integrate care that addresses the interplay among the body, soul and spirit. After his initial evaluation, his primary focus is on safe and effective medication management. Brief therapy techniques employed by Dr. Skenandore include cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, supportive, solution focused and psycho-educational approaches.


Professional Organizations

Dr. Skenandore is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, Wisconsin Psychiatric Association and the Wisconsin Medical Society.