RJ Skalos, DVM 

Dr. Skalos is from the Zelienople / Harmony area, however he grew up as part of a military family and has lived in various places around the world. He earned his Bachelor's in Biology, with minors in both chemistry and human resource management from Slippery Rock University in 2007. In 2011, he received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Skalos then completed a post-docorate internship at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Minnesota, where he focused on small animal medicine and surgery. He has spent the last several years practicing emergency medicine, most recently at Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center. Practice ownership has always been a dream for him and he has deceided to take the leap and open his own hospital. His professional interests include anesthesiology, pain management, cardiology, and business management.


Dr. Skalos is an avid Pittsburgh sports fan, a Certified Cicerone. In his limited free time, he can be found enjoying the outdoors, watching sports, or checking out local brewies. Currently he has one dog, Pilsner, who is too smart for her own good!

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