Eila C. Skinner

Urologic oncologist, Urologist, Urologic surgeon


Thomas A. Stamey Research Professor of Urology

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Additional Languages Spoken:
Spanish

Biography


Dr. Skinner received her undergraduate degree in Human Biology from Stanford and MD from Keck USC Medical School. She completed a residency in Urology at LAC+USC Medical Center, and a fellowship in Urologic Oncology under Dr. Donald Skinner at the Norris Cancer Center at USC. She was on the faculty at USC from 1990 through 2012. She was recruited to Stanford University to become Chair of the Department of Urology in May 2012.
Dr. Skinner has received a number of awards including a Stop Cancer career development award, numerous teaching awards and listing in “Best Doctors” for over a decade. Her primary focus has been in the surgical treatment of locally advanced bladder cancer and is a nationally recognized expert in bladder reconstruction and continent urinary diversion. She has active ongoing clinical trials in the treatment of bladder cancer and other urologic malignancies.

Professional Summary


Education & Certifications
  • Medical Education: University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine (1983) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Urology, Urology (1992)
  • Residency: USC/LAC Medical Center (1988) CA
  • Fellowship: USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center (1990) CA
  • Internship: USC/LAC Medical Center (1984) CA
  • Board Certification, American Board of Urology, Urology (1992)
  • Fellowship, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Urologic Oncology (1990)
  • Residency, LAC+USC Medical Center, Urology (1988)
  • Internship, LAC+USC Medical Center, General Surgery (1984)
  • Medical Education, Keck USC School of Medicine, Medicine (1983)
  • AB, Stanford Universtiy, Human Biology (1976)

Awards & Memberships
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, USC School of Medicine (1982)
  • Faculty Teacher of the Year, USC Department of Urology (1991, 1994, 1997, 2005)
  • Janet M. Glasgow Award for Academic Excellence, USC School of Medicine (1983)
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, Keck USC School of Medicine (1997, 98, 2000, 02, 03, 06, 11)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Stanford University (1976)

Administrative Appointments
  • Chair, Department of Urology (2012 - Present)

Publications

Practice Locations


Urologic Cancer Program in Palo Alto Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

875 Blake Wilbur Drive

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-6000

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Patient Ratings

(195 Ratings)

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4.9/5

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Patient Reviews

(406 reviews)

She is an excellent doctor and makes you feel like a very valued patient. She asks questions and always allows you time to ask your questions and she answers them. If she requests anything she explains why she is requesting it. This gives confidence to me that she is providing excellent medical care. I feel fortunate to have found such a great surgeon.
She is an excellent and caring physician. We were extremely blessed and grateful to have been referred to her and her team.
DR Skinner is fabulous!!!!
She was well prepared, gave clear answers to questions. Very friendly and very competent. I feel confident that she gives a fair and professional opinion on my situation and options forward, however I am still waiting for the final evaluation of some bladder cancer cell slides from her pathologist.
Very informative, very knowledgeable, very nice, very positive towards my diagnosis, good bedside manners, and very reassuring.
Once she came online, she could not have been more useful.
Dr skinner is not only professional & best Dr but very friendly, thoughtful, truthful,helpful.An expert at her height still listens to the needs of patients and family.
Outstanding and very helpful explanations
She is an excellent Dr. ....I trust her with my life.
Professional
Very kind and polite, was very knowledgeable and answered all my questions that I had.
I wouldn’t be here today if it wasn’t for Eula’s attention over the last 8 years nor would my mesothelioma have been detected as early as it was. If the the people composing these questions were related to the individual patient rather than generic you would obtain much more accurate and useful information.
She’s an amazing Doctor
Loved Dr Skinner! First impression was great! She was pleasant and explained the procedures in a manner that my 85 year old mother could understand
Dr. Ella Skinner is perfect without any exceptions. Amazing, marvelous, magnificent, the very best.
Dr. Skinner listened and addressed my concerns. Exam was thorough and professional.
we had a very positive meeting, and my wife and I both feel confident in her abilities
Always a pleasure to talk to. Dr. Skinner. She always cares for my well being.
The BEST 😇
Good
Dr Skinner is the only reason I’m still alive. Not only is she a tremendous doctor she is a patients advocate
Dr. Skinner is wonderful! Very professional and personable both.
Dr. Skinner is professional, personable, and alert to possible reasons for patient's concern. She recognizes that coordination of care at a distance is essential. She provides hope and medical experience that supports the patient.
Excellent knowledge, straight forward, and easy to speak with.
Dr. Skinner is the best
Dr Skinner is wonderful. Together we made a plan to make sure I get the health care I need.
wonderful, amazing, saver of lives
Top of the line!
She was very kind & helpful!! . I look forward to having her treat me and feel confident about her knowledge and expertise in urology & oncology.
Excellent and very knowledgable doctor
Dr. Skinner, was engaged, prepared and offered a plan for my husband’s healthcare.
She is a caring and awesome doctor and surgeon and am so thankful that she was able to perform the necessary operation due to my cancer diagnosis.
Very thorough
Wonderful doctor and person. Stanford is fortunate to have her.
I feel very lucky to have Dr. Skinner. She is the consummate professional .
Three trips to Stanford ER did not resolve my bleeding bladder, Radiation Cystitis. Dr. Skinner's methodical approach succeeded. Dr. Skinner's medical knowledge and the compassion gave me the confidence to know that I am in good hands. My wife and I are most grateful for the wonderful and caring services from this team. Thank you.
Excellent doctor.
She lives up to her reputation as an expert in her field and combines that with a caring and attentive persona. Five stars...so far
She was very helpful and easy to talk to. I wish she was not so busy as I would like her to do the surgery. But at this point I will be happy with who ever does the surgery.
She has a delightful personality. She put us at ease immediately and let us know that she was eager and willing to answer all questions we had. She was very good at explaining detailed information regarding my condition in a way that my husband and I could easily understand. She clearly outlined the various treatment possibilities so that we understood what our future would involve. We feel very confident about having her as our primary care giver. She clearly explained what our next steps would be and what Stanford would do to make that happen. We are pleased with the process of our video meeting and with its results. Thank you Dr. Skinner.
Dr Lebed was right, Dr Skinner and her staff are very easy to work with and the knowledge and experience of Dr Skinner made me fell at ease as my care goes forward. Thank you
Dr Skinner is the best.
Love Dr Skinner very informative ♥ï¸
Wonderful Doctor, easy to talk to , explained her plan completely.
Dr. Skinner is the best, most caring doctor I have ever met!
Very helpful and understanding
Dr Skinner is wonderful
Excellent.
My first visit with Dr. Skinner. She seems caring and personable. I know that because of my condition, I will get to know her in the near future more in depth. Even though I live far away from Stanford, I trust Stanford and its Doctors implicitly as they have proven so in the past. Thank you Dr. Skinner for a great initial visit !!
Dr. Skinner is a fine physician and person. I feel very fortunate that I became her patient at a very scary time in my life.
Dr Skinner is the very very BEST!
what a great team
Good clear presentation
Had good understanding about my condition and provided me with information that I needed in order to address resolution to my problem.
She is so easy to talk to about extremely serious, scary health questions. She is straightforward, honest and kind. She has given me care in an extremely timely manner.
She is a wonderful doctor. It is always a pleasure to see her.
She is very caring and accurate.
Always a pleasure to speak with her. She kept us informed of what was going to happen and afterword.
Dr. Skinner is a reputable leader in the world of bladder cancer
Dr. Skinner is wonderful! Professional, compassionate, and she obviously is an expert at her job. I have recommended to 2 people (that have bladder cancer) to call Dr. Skinner’s office. Very very happy that she is my doctor. Bob
I believe that Dr Skinner is an excellent surgeon and am so pleased that I was introduced to her for my health concerns. I appreciate video calls as this does save a lot of time for me and I do not have to travel for Dr Skinner to see me and my area of concern. I look forward to my next and future video calls and continued excellent care from Dr Skinner.
Very pleasant and knowledgeable doctor. I would highly recommend her.
Dr Skinner was very thorough in listening to my bladder cancer history and asking questions to understand the events. She asked about my medical history, which was relevant to cancer treatment options' side effects. Though my neuropathy and joint problems were not her specialty, she cared and sought a way to help. She gave a good explanation of her experience with my cancer, her interactions with my VA Urologists, her recommended path forward, the steps she was going to take, and when I should expect to hear back from her or her staff.
Excellent
The Doctor is a very compassionate understanding doctor. She listened to our concerns and was very reassuring. She reached out in all my husbands health concerns. Overall health is so important to us. Many doctors have always responded. “That’s not up to me. I only do this†. She is wonderful and we are so grateful we reached out to her. Would highly recommend her to others!
Dr skinner is very easy to talk too and very informative. Her experience shows.
I have the highest respect for Dr. Skinner and her staff.
Dr. Skinner can be easily understood when she explains your medical situation and is clear about next steps forward.
Dr. Skinner was very calm and casual about a subject that could have upset me. She explained everything simply and understandably. She asked if I had any questions, we talked about options and possibilities, we talked about best possible scenario and what choice we both agreed was right for me at this time. Her office followed up with information in my health after the visit and then radiology made my six month check up appointment. It was handled beautifully.
Dr. Skinner is a caring, down-to-earth person, who is an expert in her field. She explains things very well, and makes the patient feel comfortable during their visits. There is always time to get answers to your questions.
Best care in the Planet
Dr. Skinner is clearly one of the top physician in her field; she is wonderful!
She’s a pro! ðŸ‘
We were very impressed with her
Dr. Skinner is extremely knowledgeable, friendly and thoughtful.
Kind, good listener and addresses patients concerns
Great facilities, staff and very efficient.
I really liked Dr. Skinner. As far as I am concerned, for this particular circumstance she is perfect!
Professional, personable, a pleasure to contact!
Excellent doctor that is highly skilled and kind. These two qualities together are sometimes hard to find.
Excellent doctor. Listens well, diagnoses based on most recent info, thoughtful and compassionate, expert, deep knowledge of bladder cancer issues and treatment.
Excellent in all aspects. I feel confident having her manage my cancer.
I liked Dr. Skinner the first time I met her and I still do. I'm very pleased to have her as (one of) my doctor(s).
Dr. Skinner and staff are very thorough with by exam, and I feel I am in competent hands. They are caring and considerate.
She seemed to cover every concern I had without me having to ask the questions. I feel very fortunate to have Dr. Skinner in our corner.
I have great respect for her as my doctor
Very professional and caring
Dr. Skinner and her staff are exceptional
She worked with expert precision on me in 2015 with no recurring problems
Dr Skinner is not only professional specialist Urologist but very warm and understanding patient feel.
Really appreciate her knowledge, her ability to ease my anxiety.
Very nice and understanding easy to talk to
Dr. Skinner always seems to be thinking about what would be best for me. She is very knowledgeable about so many things. I trust her to make reasonable decisions regarding my care.
Dr. Skinner is a terrific doctor
Exceptional care and communication
Keep up the GREAT WORK ðŸ‘
Dr. Skinner is an excellent physician and person. She thoroughly explained options, complications and everything about possible courses of treatment. She addressed our concerns in detail. I highly recommend Dr. Skinner.
I believe Dr. Elia Skinner truly cares about her patients. I would recommend her to friends and family should they ever need her expertise.
She is so knowledgeable with a pleasant bedside manner
I am so thankful for Dr Skinner.She is competent, caring and a truly wonderful Doctor.
Dr skinner SHES THE BEST Excellent Dr she always has a smile she’s so informative kind just absolutely adore her
Appreciate her expertise and calm and authoritative manner. I also appreciate the pathways she opened for me in my future treatment.
Dr Skinner is the best. Very careful and professional
Dr. Skinner gives me confidence that her plan of action is appropriate and that she has taken into account my best health outcomes.
I have much respect for Dr. Skinner. I feel confident in the way she is managing my care.
very organized
I enjoy talking to Dr. Skinner and wish I could do it under circumstances where I am not frightened by my medical condition.
All great treatments and news!
This was my first visit with Dr Skinner. She was thorough, took time to explain my diagnosis, discussed potential treatment and answered all my questions.
What an asset to Stanford. Her knowledge and accessible personality is a great combination.
Very easy to talk with.
A pleasure to talk to. She explains Where we are and what the next treatment options Could or should be.
My first visit with Dr. Skinner. She was clear and easy to communicate with during this visit. We converted history, reason for visit, questions, follow up. I’m Berry happy with choosing Dr. Skinner
very good service all the way
She is a very warm and caring doctor and I feel very fortunate that I have her for my doctor. I feel very comfortable asking her any questions of concern that I have. I appreciate her detail in explaining any questions I have about my current care as well as what I should be doing going forward.
Very friendly and easy to communicate with.
I enjoyed the session with Dr Skinner.
Excellent doctor. She explained my situation so I understood.
Dr. Skinner is great. I have had Cystiscopes by many Providers and she is the most painless
Not only is Dr. Skinner totally knowledgeable and competent as a physician,, she is has demonstrated that she is caring and concerned about her patients.
A most personable, professional and caring physician. For someone of her stature, she has always made me feel important and concerned with my overall well being. I feel lucky to have her and her team as healthcare providers.
Professional, tactful, communicating very clearly.
My wife and I have the utmost confidence in Dr. Skinner and were very pleased with our call today, and the plans going forward that we discussed and agreed to.
The lady is a God send
She is an excellent communicator and I obtained new information that reduced my concerns. I feel I have a better idea of what the future is for me
Very pleasant physician
I have not yet met Dr Skinner in person and look forward to meeting her as I am prepared for surgery. Dr Skinner is a very highly qualified surgeon, very personal, and takes the time to make me comfortable that I will be very well taken care of by her and her team.
Always a great care team; punctual, pleasant, and always positive.
She knows what she's doing.
Dr Skinner in wonderful. I have and will again recommend her to others!
Dr. Skinner was wonderful on the call - extremely knowledgeable and able to provide me and my wife (who was also on the call) with complete information about my diagnosis, next steps, and likely treatment plans depending on what is found in first exploratory surgery. She listened very carefully to all our many questions and answered them thoroughly. She also showed a great deal of understanding and compassion for the journey I am beginning. She instilled a great deal of confidence in us regarding treatment, and we are looking forward to working with her and her team.
Thank you so much for your help and take care of me.
Excellent doctor. Very knowledgeable, professional and also a very good communicator. I am fortunate to have her as my doctor.
Listened to my concerns Answered my questions to the best of her ability Provided different scenarios if the 1st option does not work Straightforward, caring, likable
Dr. Skinner listens and cares about your concerns. The best Doctor I have ever had!
It was a pleasure to meet you and go over my care. You set my mind at ease for our future care plan. THANK YOU !
Very helpful…she did make sure I understood what the next steps were, even if didn’t exactly have me repeat them… it was clear we were both on the same page.
As I told her, with expressed gratitude, she is a superb doctor, who in addition to being extremely competent quickly understood me and my goals.
Can never say enough about how excellent Dr Skinner is. It is not too much of an overstatement to say I owe my current health to the skill, intelligence, and compassion of Dr Skinner. As difficult as the experience of cancer is, working through the treatment with Dr Skinner and everyone I was in contact with at Stanford health was transformative.
Very knowledegable and helpful.
Dr Skinner is an expert that has the ability to show that she is concerned about her patients and able to put them at ease in addition to providing excellent care.
Dr Skinner is most outstanding and must be credited with my successful treatment for bladder cancer.
I believe that she is extremely knowledgeable and caring. I have been a patient for six years and would not think of seeing anyone else for my continuing care.
She is an excellent Physician. She was engaged, showed concern and was professional. I am a retired RN and have worked with many physicians and Dr. Skinner is one of the best. I trust her and hope to continue under her care for as long as necessary. Thank You!
Dr. Skinner is an extremely competent, compassionate doctor. I cannot speak her praises highly enough. She is stellar. She is one of a kind in the medical profession. I feel truly blessed to have her as my doctor.
Beyond excellent Physician.
Excellent. I felt I understood everything that was planned for me and all of the alternatives and answered all of my questions
Eila Skinner is a skilled surgeon and fine human being. I'm grateful to her for helping me survive my cancer and enjoy the past 5 years.
she is very professional, and has a nice manner when talking to patients,
Dr. Skinner is the best in the business.
I have recommended Dr.Skinner to a friend and she is now a patient of hers
Dr. Elia Skinner is a credit to medicine
Eila Skinner is an excellent Doctor and very thorough!
Dr. SKINNER is still the most comforting, attentive, and competent Medical person in the Western World. (I don't know anyone from the rest of the world) :>)
Very thorough and pleasent with patient and spouse
She ROCKS!
Dr Skinner….she is amazing. 5+ years with her. I am so fortunate that she was brought into my life and my cancer diagnosis. I have a fantastic life thanks to her! Again, the best in my opinion, and the fact that I am writing this proves how she gave me my life back! The best.
Dr. Skinner is the best, she has so much experience and she really cares. She is the main reason I sign up with Stanford Health Alliance.
Very cordial, professional and to the point.
Dr Skinner was wonderful explained things everything very will and patient with me. Her bed side manner I loved it and had a humor. I am looking forward to see her on person a.d the staff.
Dr Skinner was very informative.. She was very easy to work with and to work out a treatment plan that sounded very good to both my wife and myself and we are eager to get started on. We are looking forward to continue our working together in the future.
Dr. Skinner made me feel at ease and she explained a lot about my bladder cancer , surgery and treatment. .
I was impressed with Dr. Skinner. She seems thoughtful and caring, along with being brilliant.
My visit was superior with Dr. Skinner. She is sooo smart, personable, and presents herself clearly and is a great listener. Wonderful doctor. I’m very grateful for her expertise and time to video chat today.
She is super!
Most wonderful doctor I’ve ever been fortunate enough to find. Without her, I would be dead now.
Dr. Skinner was informative, discussed our options, and was not rushed. We felt we had time to ask any questions we had. Overall, a positive experience.
She’s very nice an professional
Dr. SKINNER is still the most comforting, skilled, and caring person I have ever had the pleasure to meet. She has a knack for making us feel that everything is just fine, and the world will be okay.
I feel I’m in good hands with her. Just not happy with results so need time to digest.
She’s fabulous!!!
Skinner is excellent. I am grateful for her time and attention on the call.
This was a routine procedure. It was done easily & quickly.
She was very informative and personable
She is a wonderful and compassionate doctor.
Dr. E. Curlee & Lillian Shiba, PA have been treating me for cancer since early 2016 until my previous when no cancer was detected with the utmost respect & honesty that should be & has always been the gold standard with the entire team. The same holds true for Abha Khandelwal, MD.
Dr. Skinner provides the service needed to treat my health condition. Tends to be limited with time. However, my bladder cancer treatment is going the way we want, success.
Both Dr. Skinner & staff.
Dr. Skinner is a big reason why I come to Stanford Health Care, she is excellent in her expertise and her care of patients.
I am so fortunate & have Dr. Skinner as my doctor.
Dr. Skinner/always explains everything very well.
Excellent all.
Dr. Skinner is always punctual spends time listening and explaining tests & care. Dr. Skinner also ensures that protocols and procedures are taken care of... follow up app.
Wonderful doctor!
Wonderful care provider.!!
My doctor Skinner is the best of the best. She has managed my care wonderfully so kind & caring!
Dr. Skinner is the BEST! She is very caring, very down-to-earth in her questions & explanations. She is also very communicative with the family of her patients. We always felt we were in the BEST of hands!
Dr. Skinner is one of her kind.
Dr. Skinner has been my care provider for only a short time, but I have a positive approach to my treatment plan etc. She inspires confidence.
Good.
Dr. Skinner is the best! Bar none!
Dr. Skinner is fantastic!!
Dr. Skinner is outstanding!
Dr. Skinner & her team members are consummate professionals.
Very busy person but tries to listen & responds - hard to reach but hen you get her she's there for you!
She seems quite busy but I have great confidence in her treatment.
You could not get a better doctor than Dr. Skinner. She is knowledgeable, patient, caring, etc. Wish she could be my PRIMARY! I have been seeing her for 5 years.
Dr. Skinner always gives excellent & empathetic medical care.
Dr. Skinner is the best!
I am very satisfied having Dr. Skinner provide treatmt, consultation, etc.
Perhaps a bit more detail re: follow on/maintenance care would be useful - That said - Excellent professional care.
Superior!
Dr. Skinner is wonderful.
Dr. Skinner is excellent.
My appointment time with Dr. Skinner is spent well. My questions are answered, and leave well-satisfied.
Dr. Skinner is the kindest most competent and comforting human I know. She could walk into the halls of hell and every soul would feel as though it had gone to Heaven after all.
Dr. Skinner reviewed my reports and tests in advance. The meeting time was very productive and I left feeling more comfortable about my care plan.
Dr. Skinner was excellent.
Dr. Skinner is excellent, communicates very well, doesn't talk down to me.
Dr. Skinner is amazing. I fully trust her & I am so thankful.. that she's my physician.
Dr. Eila Skinner is an excellent physician and a wonderful person. I come from Southern California to get her professional opinion concerning my condition & treatment.
Dr. Skinner was very nice and explained everything in detail.
Dr. Skinner was terrific at sharing treatment options with me. She was generous with the time she spent with me to discuss treatment options.
Wanted more information based on tests before recommending options. My kind of doctor.
Dr. Skinner & her staff are exceptional at keeping me informed & striving for the best care solutions to help me. World-class care.
I feel very confident in Dr. Skinner.
Explained my condition so that I understood, was "A" one.
Dr. Skinner is great!
Dr. Skinner provided an excellent, understanding/knowledge of my problem. I found the entire experience very beneficial in that I was reassured as the ongoing management of my cancer.
I am very grateful for the work they did to correct a diagnosis, very _____ or incorrect. 4. _____ see appointments.
Stanford is the best care and concern for me.
On a scale of 1-10 Dr. Skinner is a (25). I have the utmost confidence in her. I also feel very lucky to have her as my doctor.
By doctors and nurses everybody do helps which I needed.
Great, open, easy to talk with.
Dr. Skinner is the best - don't ever let her retire.
I can't give Dr. Skinner enough praise, she is the best in what she does! A real professional!
Dr. Skinner, Dr Shkolyar, & Qun Ma all spent an enormous amount of time with us. They way they treated us gave us great confidence in the whole team.
I owe Dr. Skinner my life. She's absolutely the VERY best!! I've recommended her to anyone who can use her expertise!
Dr. Skinner is outstanding!!
It was one of the most positive experiences I've had with a doctor in my life.
She is ALWAYS in a hurry. She is very hard to reach by phone.
Dr gave me a positive outlook on my future treatment. It was appreciated.
Doctor was thorough, supportive and encouraging. Incredible bedside manner! Trust her completely!
Dr. Skinner was awesome. Dr. Sun was very nice also.
Dr. Skinner very informative and experienced doctor. waiting for my main treatment.
Outstanding doctor - all aspects.
Dr. Skinner is exceptional and explaining and discussing the treatment options. She always convey the greatest care for her patients (she treated my husband before also). We have the highest regard and trust in her.
Dr Skinner seems like an excellent physician.
Dr. Skinner was thoughtful, kind and thorough in discussing my diagnosing of cancer.
Dr. Skinner came to same in the hospital on her day off to make sure I was alright. Kelly Bugas (BMT) also came in to see me - sure means a lot when you're not up to par.
Dr. Eila Skinner is EXCELLENT!
Very appreciative of the details and care that Dr. Eila Skinner showed (urology oncology).
LOVE Dr. Skinner!
Best doctor I've ever seen! Exceptional in every aspect what every dr. should strive to be.
I am very satisfied with the care I am receiving.
Dr. Skinner is the BEST!!!
Wonderful doctor - Seems to really care about patient.
the communication was good.....questions anwered!
Top to bottom 1st class operation!
Dr. Skinner is the best!!
Dr. Skinner & her staff are phenomenal, outstanding, the very, very best of the best. Kind, courteous & caring. Love Angela!
I felt I was shown total respt. and she made sure she answered questions posed by husband and me. She instilled confidence and compassion.
Dr. Skinner and her staff are phenomenal.
Dr. Skinner is 1st & foremost an excellent person, as to her medical knowledge it is incomparable! Her personal & professional caring & integrity is evident & most appreciative.
In addition to the fact that Dr. Skinner is clearly one of the most gifted surgeons in the country/world, she somehow made me feel as though everything in the universe was going to be just fine every time she entered the room. Her demeanor is always kind, hopeful, and uplifting.
Best experience possible.
Very excellent communication with dr. & staff. Dr. Skinner.
ALWAYS an outstanding experience!! I feel blessed to be under Dr. Skinners care.
Absolutely first rate!
Dr. Skinner is great!
Dr. Skinner spent more time with me during this visit than my regular urologist has spent in the past 3 yrs.
Superb treatment. Can I take Dr. Skinner home with me?
Dr. Skinner is an exceptionally good doctor; the rare combination of being caring AND competent.
Dr. Skinner was very kind and helpful in helping me understand my problems.
Highly professional, friendly, knowledgeable, great personality doctor!
Completely satisfied with all aspects of the time I have spent at Stanford Med Center.
Dr. Skinner is as good as there is for my condition and would highly recommended her.
Dr. Skinner is the best - both a great surgeon and a real human being.
Dr. Skinner displays great bedside manner!
Dr. Skinner is the best!
already recommended to numerous people
The service that I have gotten from Dr. Skinner's team is beyond Very Good. My only regret is not going to Stanford and Dr. Skinner sooner.
Dr. Eila SKINNER is one of those people that makes you feel glad to be in the room that she has entered even before she says a single word. Then, it only gets better from there.
Dr. Skinner is very kind & caring to her patients. I love her demeanor. I always have to have me every 3 months hug!
Exceptional.
I have most confidence of this dr. than all dr. in past.
Dr. Skinner - tops!!
Dr. Skinner is an amazing doctor. I am so lucky to have her as my doctor. She is simply "the best."
We know that Dr. Skinner is the top of her field and were thrilled to be able to see her with only a weeks wait. We have absolute confident in her abilities and were amazed at her abilities were amazed at her caring presence and willingness to answer any and all questions thoroughly.
very satisfied with my initial consultation
The visit was unlike anything I've experienced! Everything dealt with professionally and thoroughly!! I left feeling supported - important - and positive about my outcome! Dr. Skinner and PA - outstanding!!
Very impressed with concern and caring up & down the line.
Very good.
I had bladder CANCER - I couldn't have made it (treatments & operation without the wonderful care of your staff.)
Everyone was nice to me.
Dr. Skinner will be performing surgery next year and is helping us through my husband's chemo which he's having locally. Two of her nurses and assistants have checked in with us more than once.
Dr. Skinner and staff are exceptional. I have total confidence in them.
This care provider always speaks in language I can understand but I am fluent in medical jargon.
Dr. Skinner is excellent at communicating and making a patient feel comfortable.
Best of the best. Dr. Skinner & her staff.
Doctor Skinner was attentive explained medical diagnosis. Very happy to have appointment in clinic. Doctor was compassionate and informative.
Very good.
Dr. Skinner is the best urology oncologist!
Dr. Skinner and those whom she trains or who serve me through her are nothing short of marvelous. I was fortunate indeed to have had her supervision of an otherwise grim situation.
Very good.
Eila Skinner MD is awesome!
Love Dr. Skinner! She was compassionate and smart.
The doctor was great I under stood what she was talking about.
The almost best best!
Good.
I constantly refer others to Dr. Skinner. She is the very best!!
Great outcome.
Promised response did not happen - 1 week!!
Dr. E Skinner is excellent!
Excellent after visit communication to myself and referring physician.
Good.
Very smart & articulate.
Biggest issue was that nobody told me I had cancer until she handed me the booklet. I probably should have figured it out, but everyone acted like I already knew....
Dr. Dalman & Dr. Skinner were both MAGNIFICENT.
The best!
Best care in the world!
Everyone was and is so helpful.
Excellent experience.
Amazed at how well the treatment worked!
EXCELLENT.
Excellent.
Dr. Skinner always spends as much time as I need w/me.
Dr. Skinner is the best!
This was my 1st visit and we were called before the appt. time and saw 3 different care providers including Dr. Skinner. I was impressed.
Extremely good.
Excellent experience.
All good pleasant experiences!
I have and will recommend Dr. Skinner. I feel very blessed to have her for my doctor!
My husband and I found Dr. Eila Skinner to be very pleasant and understanding. We bonded with her immediately. I feel very blessed to have Dr. Skinner performing my bladder removal surgery.
Very empathetic and took time to answer every one of many questions.
Dr. Skinner was great. That's why we went to Stanford Health Care.
Eila Skinner MD head of urology at Stanford is what every doctor should be - friendly courteous, caring and unaffected. She is the highly skilled, but easily relates to her patients.
Dr. Skinner is truly awesome! Knows her field and explains things very well.
Dr. Skinner is an excellent surgeon and was very patient and helpful in answering all of my questions that I presented to her. Stacy, RN was also very professional and helpful with all of questions re: my stoma, urostomy bags, etc.
Dr. Skinner is great.
Again, outstanding service; attentiveness, concern, answers to questions - great.
I was very satisfied with Dr. E. Skinner.
They forgot my father in the waiting room. Appt. was at 2:00 & they forgot till 3:00 till I said something.
Dr. Skinner and her staff are fantastic!!
Dr. Skinner is outstanding!!
Dr. Skinner was very good. Very polite and down to earth.
Very pleased.
This time she was in a hurry and I worried that she hadn't had enough time to read my scan because it had only been a short while before I went to my appt. after having had the scan. But, I guess I was okay!
Dr. Skinner is simply an amazing doctor. She is caring, knowledgeable & very informative. I know I am getting the very best care.
I felt very confident that I was getting the best care possible.
utmost confidence. I rate Dr. Skinner as the very very very best doctor and am honored and thrilled that she is my doctor and know that I am in most competent hands.
Best of care.
Dr. Skinner as an expert in her field has the ability to inspire confidence and yet maintains a pleasant manner including the patient in the conversation. She has an outstanding "bedside manner."
Dr. Skinner is THE best!!!
I have referred several patients to Dr. Skinner - She is without equal!
I have recommended Dr. Skinner to several of my friends. I have a friend who is changing her insurance at the end of the year so she can see Dr. Skinner. I wouldn't trade Dr. Skinner for a million dollars.
Dr. Skinner was very knowledgeable and informative in describing my condition.
great care
As good as it can be.
Dr. Skinner is a wonderful provider and lucky to have such a doctor.
Dr. Skinner is excellent.
the best, the absolute best.
Dr. Skinner and the resident, Andrew, were OUTSTANDING with explaining all to me.
Dr. Skinner provided my husband and I with the information we needed for my health issues as well as our expectations with comfortable explanations and diagrams that were easily understood. I would highly recommend her care for anyone else in my situation.
I had the utmost faith in Dr Skinner and feel deeply grateful that I could work with her!
Great Doctor
Dr. Skinner is great!
Wow! Dr. Skinner is wonderful.
I saw two doctors & a PA & all were excellent.
Nothing but kindness and professionalism from the entire staff.
Excellent doctor. Excellent nurses & excellent staff.
Dr Skinner and her staff are the best!
knowledge unsurpassable and kind and caring and truly listens to the patient given current situation actually felt a bit calmer after speaking to Dr. Skinner!
Responds back to me on test results promptly.
Dr. Skinner is fabulous!
Dr. Skinner is the BEST!
I feel myself very lucky to a team of this caliber.
I cannot say enough about Dr. Eila Skinner - she is THE BEST!
We are fortunate to have DR Skinner as treating physician. Have utmost confidence in her. Resident intern also excellent - made us feel comfortable and hopeful.
all staff was excellent.
I thank Doctor Skinner for being very clear beside being very gentle and caring.
Dr. Eila Skinner is the BEST!!
My provider was very informative, knowledgeable - spent a lot of time with me.
Dr. Skinner is the only doctor I really trust at Stanford.
Dr. S. Kinner is the best!
Dr. Skinner is skilled, kind and interested in her patients.
Dr. Skinner is an excellent communicator as well as a surgeon.
I love Dr. Eila Skinner - I've been her pt. since 1992 @ USC. I drove 7 hrs. just to have her do my cysts exam - SHE'S GREAT!
Care provider is super. Put my mind at ease. Felt very at ease when I left office.
I can't say enough good things about Dr. Skinner. She is warm, caring, compassionate and highly competent.
The care, concern, explanation, etc., has always been excellent.
Dr. Skinner is always concerned and listens if I have any questions. I am grateful for her skill, she is an excellent Dr.
Dr. Eila Skinner is OUTSTANDING. I trust her & appreciate her care, concern, professionalism & knowledgeable.
Excellent doctor & staff.
Dr. Skinner & the resident were both extremely knowledgeable and competent. Highly recommend them!
I have received the best possible care any patient could receive.
I worked both with Dr. Skinner as well as her resident. Both were excellent -- and attentive to my questions/needs.
Very impressed with everyone.
good
Excellent.
The best Dr. Skinner.
Dr. Skinner is a great doctor!
I think Dr. Skinner is a very intelligent, exceptional doctor. She is always pleasant and takes the time to explain everything.
DR. Skinner is awesome. She is so smart and kind and caring! I just love her & Stacey Cox her nurse. They are the BEST,
So fortunate to have Dr. Skinner as my physician/surgeon she is great!
Very professional, friendly I was impressed with her knowledge.
Best care provider I've had.
Dr. Skinner was able to resolve my medical problem when previous doctors at PAMF were unable to do. She is the best!
100% super.
I was very fortunate to have Dr. Skinner as my surgeon - she is fantastic!
GOOD.
The entire Stanford experience has been great.
All exceptional.
Everybody is EXCELLENT! Eila Skinner is why I use Stanford!
Dr. Skinner outstanding skill & compassion.
Dr. Skinner was amazing. I trust her 100%.

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