David M. Skeehan, DO, FACS, is a seasoned general surgeon at Sierra Pacific Surgical in Roseville, Folsom, and Carmichael, California. Board-certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery, Dr. Skeehan welcomes new and returning patients to the practice.
Dr. Skeehan began his surgical career by joining a group practice in Auburn, California. He later relocated and established his own practice in the Roseville and Carmichael areas and expanded his services to include the Folsom community. As a result of his hard work, Dr. Skeehan was recently named Chief of Surgery at Mercy Hospital of Folsom.
After earning his Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Dr. Skeehan attended medical school at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri. He decided to pursue general surgery during his third year in medical school when he was asked to join a surgeon on a medical mission trip to Haiti. To see the immediate effect a surgeon has on restoring someone's health and the ability to live gave him immense satisfaction. After completing his formal training and earning his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree, Dr. Skeehan attended a surgery internship and a rigorous general surgery residency at Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center in Michigan.
As an exceptionally skilled general surgeon, Dr. Skeehan treats all manners of surgical diseases, from thyroid, breast, and colon cancer to hernias and gallbladder disease. He has advanced training and expertise in laparoscopic and robotic surgery and utilizes this minimally invasive approach to perform a wide range of surgical procedures. Currently, Dr. Skeehan serves as the president of Sierra Pacific Surgical, Inc. and is a founding partner of Sierra Medical Partnership. He is an active member of several professional organizations and is consistently recognized for his excellence in robotic surgery.