Christine Skotzko, MD, is a member of Touro University Medical Group and provides Consult & Liasion Services at St. Joseph's Medical Center.
Dr. Skotzko earned her Doctor of Medicine at the University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, New York. She then completed her internship at the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Facility
UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital in Los Angeles. Dr. Skotzko then went on to complete her residency at UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital.
At Touro University Medical Group, Dr. Skotzko takes a patient-centered approach to care, with a healthy respect for patient autonomy. She treats depression and anxiety associated with acute and chronic medical conditions and highly complex medical illnesses with psychiatric symptoms. She has an acute interest in population health, which aims to expand the impact of scarce psychiatric providers through collaborative and integrated medical care.
Dr. Skotzko is board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She also maintains professional memberships with the American Psychiatric Association, the American Association of Emergency Psychiatry, the Association of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, and the Association of Physician Leaders.
Outside of the office, her hobbies include spending time with family, kayaking, hiking, and traveling.
Dr. Skotzko does not currently provide outpatient services but instead provides consultative services at St. Joseph's Medical Center.