Dr. Elizabeth Skaf Michelizzi was born and raised on Long Island and attended Binghamton University for her undergraduate studies. She continued her education at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine where she attended with a Health Professionals Scholarship granted by the U.S. Navy.
After graduation from dental school, Dr. Skaf served for five years in the Navy as a dental officer. She completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at Great Lakes, Illinois while in the Navy and practiced as a general dentist. Following her honorable discharge, she practiced as a general dentist in private practice in Virginia.
Dr. Skaf continued her education by completing a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx where she would serve as a chief resident.
Dr. Skaf is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, New York Dental Association, and the Suffolk County Dental Association.
In her spare time, Dr. Skaf enjoys spending time with her husband and their one-year-old son.