Jeffrey Skubic

Jeffrey James Skubic, DO

Critical Care & Trauma Surgery


Dr. Jeffrey Skubic is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in both Surgical Critical Care and General Surgery, and is the only surgeon in the Rio Grande Valley to have completed an Acute Care Surgery fellowship. Dr. Skubic specializes in trauma surgery, emergency general surgery and surgical critical care.

As part of the Rio Grande Valley’s largest and most comprehensive surgical team, Dr. Skubic offers patients the latest in trauma surgical treatment and technology. He provides a wide range of surgical care, with minimally invasive options for conditions such as tracheostomy, feeding tube insertion, hernia repair, gallbladder removal, video assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) and thoracic reconstruction for rib fractures and sternal fractures.

Dr. Skubic earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and Master of Science in Musculoskeletal Medicine at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of New York Institute of Technology, located in Old Westbury, New York. His general surgery residency was completed at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix, Arizona. That is where he found a passion in trauma surgery and decided to attend Harvard University (The Brigham and Women’s Hospital) to pursue a fellowship in acute care surgery / critical care. In addition to his education, Dr. Skubic has been a recipient of many awards including 2019 Surgery Faculty of the Year and Surgery Intern of the Year. He is also a member of several professional societies (EAST, AAST and Panamerican Trauma) and is widely published in peer-reviewed medical journals. Dr. Skubic is bi-lingual and speaks English and Spanish.

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DHR Health Specialty Clinic (Brownsville)
4770 Frontage Rd
Suite 305a
Brownsville, TX 78520
(956) 362-3980
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DHR Health Surgery Institute
1100 E. Dove Ave
Suite 300
McAllen, TX 78504
(956) 362-8170
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