Dr. Celeste Thomas, MD

Dr. Celeste Thomas, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Celeste Thomas, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Shenandoah, TX and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 1989 and specializes in rheumatology and hospice & palliative medicine.

920 Medical Plaza Dr Ste 260

Shenandoah, TX 77380

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Thomas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Arthritis more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Fibromyalgia more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia

Dr. Thomas' conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Felty's Syndrome
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hand Conditions
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
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
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Temporal Arteritis
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Celeste Thomas, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Shenandoah, TX and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 1989 and specializes in rheumatology and hospice & palliative medicine.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 1994
    Loyola University
    Fellowship Hospital
    1994
  • 1992
    Loyola University Foster G McGaw Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1990
    Chicago Med School Mt Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1990
  • 1989
    University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School
    1989

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Thomas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Thomas

3.7

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
61.53846153846154%
(16)
4 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(2)
1 Star
26.923076923076923%
(7)

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I really like Dr. Thomas, she can be straight forward but she's honest with you and tells you the TRUTH. I love her bedside manner, she's smart, personable, down to earth and trustworthy. I'm glad I found her she's one of my fav's.
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Worst experience of my life with Dr. Celeste Thomas. On 2/12/18 I had my first appointment with Dr. Celeste. I was in so much pain and she was very careless about it. She was very sarcastic and rude. Kept playing a question game. I was in pain and the only reason i didn’t leave is because i was due...Read More
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Dr. Thomas is a very knowledgeable Rheumatologist and has a great bed-side manner. I have actually already recommended her to two persons whom i love and would not chance sending them to the wrong Dr. She really listens, and explains conditions, and treatments very well, never talking down, nor...Read More
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I love Dr Thomas and her entire staff. They have gotten me through many rough days.
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I absolutely love everything about Dr. Thomas! When I describe her to anyone I say. "She is a good down to earth very smart country Dr; For example visualize yourself on a long wide porch of a white country ranch style home; Overlooking a field of horses & you sitting on a wooden swing with her...Read More
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