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Catherine L Skagen, MD


Dr. Skagen is originally from Duluth, Minnesota. She completed her medical school, residency, and gastroenterology/hepatology fellowship training at the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Skagen joined Minnesota Gastroenterology in 2010.

Special Interests

Pregnancy-related gastrointestinal disease
Liver disease
Inflammatory bowel disease


Dr. Skagen is a three-time recipient of the David Wissler Award for excellence in gastrointestinal research at the University of Wisconsin. She has been a presenter at Digestive Disease Week, an annual international conference of GI professionals. She has published several review and research articles in the field of hepatology. She is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha and Phi Beta Kappa honor societies and was the recipient of the Donald F. Worden Memorial Scholarship, "in recognition of demonstrated devotion to the care and comfort of fellow human beings."

Board Certification

Internal medicine

Education and Training

Fellowship, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Medical School, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI