Dr. Antony Sankoorikal, MD

Dr. Antony Sankoorikal, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Antony Sankoorikal, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Clearwater, FL. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.

2655 State Road 580 Ste 201

Clearwater, FL 33761

Contact Information

(727) 797-7410

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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more than 92% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
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more than 92% of peers

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  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease


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  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Medical College Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Los Angeles Co Usc Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Usc Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Usc Mc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sankoorikal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sankoorikal's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sankoorikal to family and friends
based on 32 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Sankoorikal's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

in Clearwater, FL |
I like Dr sankoorikal he takes time with you and explain things to you he is a very good doctor
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Tampa, FL |
I waited 8 months to initially be seen then he didn't bother to look at any of my blood work or records. He did nothing more than my PCP already had done. And was quick to prescribe lots of heavy meds and tell me he didn't support my natural homeopathic healing methods that had been working. He...more
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in Spring Hill, FL |
He spent maybe 2-3 minutes each time I came. It was obvious after 4 times that I came to see him that he wasn't interested in truly helping me. I couldn't even understand him very well. If he couldn't help me, he should've just told me instead of me coming back for really nothing...
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Atlanta, GA |
This Dr added hydroxychloroquin to my cocktail of meds for RA, which consists of methotrexate and Prednisone. I complained that I disagreed with with?the new medication and it disagreed with me. Instead of the doctor listening to what I was experiencing, I was terminated as a patient. Later I was...more
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My primary and 2 other specialists think I have an autoimmune disease. He poked me a few times and it didn't hurt. Said it was fibromyalga. No testing needed. I am a person in severe pain and don't want to be on pain meds. I want my life back! Would he dismiss a member of his own family this...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sankoorikal accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
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    Tampa Bay CoreNet
    Tampa Bay HUMx HMOx

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