Family Dentist – South Euclid, OH

Get to Know
Dr. Michael Skerl

Dr. Skerl grew up in University Heights attending Gesu school and St. Ignatius High School completing the full Jesuit education at John Carroll University.

Why Dentistry?

While observing those in the healing arts, Dr. Skerl was most influenced by his godfather, Rudy Skerl D.D.S. Rudy was able to balance the demands of his work of a dentist but could also be present for his family and children.

Where Did You Study Dentistry?

Dr. Skerl attended John Carroll University before going on to obtain his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Case Western Reserve University. Since then, he has served on the alumni board for Case Western and is also a clinical instructor for their Department of Oral Medicine.

Always trying to learn and improve, he is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Ohio Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. As part of his commitment to helping others, Dr. Skerl has gone on over 15 mission trips to Honduras in order to provide free dental care to the underserved populations there.

Dr. Skerl maintains membership in these organizations:

  • ADA
  • GCDS
  • ODA
  • AGD

and the World Clinical Laser Institute. Also as part of his commitment to learning he is part of the Hillcrest Dental Study Club.

Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?

Dr. Skerl and his wife Kathleen have a daughter and son as well as four beloved grandchildren. He has been a part of the same church for over 60 years, and he likes to spend his time away from the office playing tennis, skiing, golfing, and coaching youth basketball (which he has done for over 25 years).  Dr. Skerl is an avid Cleveland sports fan - and has a special allegiance to The Guardians. He and the family often spend the summers at their condo at Chautauqua Lake, relaxing among the beautiful scenery.