Mickey Skaret, MD is a Board-Certified Gastroenterologist and Internist who practices the full scope of general Gastroenterology, diagnosing and managing acute and chronic disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, pancreas, and biliary system, as well as performing diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University. Dr. Skaret has authored several articles in peer-reviewed journals on healthcare quality, general Internal Medicine, and Gastroenterology, and has presented his scholarly activity at the national level.
Dr. Skaret is originally from Florida, where he completed his undergraduate education at Florida State University. He obtained his MD degree from the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine through the Navy’s Health Professions Scholarship Program. Dr. Skaret completed internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD, where he then served as a Hospitalist and subject matter expert for health information technology and transitions of care. He completed fellowship training in Gastroenterology at Naval Medical Center San Diego prior to moving to North Carolina. Dr. Skaret also serves on active duty as a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy Medical Corps, practicing at Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune.
Dr. Skaret is married to a Wilmington Health Obstetrician/Gynecologist, and they live in Wilmington with their two boys, along with a grumpy Siamese cat and a precocious French bulldog. In their free time, the Skarets enjoy family outings to parks or farmers’ markets, as well as sampling new restaurants around town.