Dr. Thomas Caruso, DO

Sports Medicine •  Male • Age 57
  
Dr. Caruso
Accepting new patients

MaineGeneral Physiatry

442 Civic Center Dr Ste 500 Augusta, ME 04330

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(207) 624-4800

Dr. Thomas Caruso, DO is a Sports Medicine Specialist in Augusta, ME and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine medical school in 1989. He is affiliated with Medstar Montgomery Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Caruso to book an appointment.


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Dr. Caruso accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Caruso's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Dr Caruso was quiet, but explained the procedure he was doing, had good rapport with assistants and patient.
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Diamondhead, MS – Mar 24, 2017
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I think Dr Caruso was one of the best MDS I've had the privilege of having as my doctor. At first I thought he was a bit cold....... but after my second visit I thought he was great! Not to brag, but I've had the best of " the best"....... over 40 major surgeries. Dr Caruso is considered by me and many others to be a perfectionist when treating his patients. He also has a wonderful sense of humor. I can't stres enough how great he is!! You just have to get to know him, he truly is dedicated!!
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Jennifer marks in Belfast Maine – Oct 16, 2016
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I saw Dr. Caruso after a major accident. He conducted his exam and concluded there were no signs of injury. He wasn't willing to listen about the amount of pain I experienced and ignored all complaints. I returned to see the regular dr I normally see two days later who was shocked at the damage to my body. I had building discs, swelling, bone bruises and trauma. He walked into the room and was shocked and angered to see me back. He lacks bedside manner, compassion and I question his KSA's.
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Homest Eval in Germantown, MD – Sep 23, 2016
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falsification of documentation noted in previous health grades report. Very nervous, does not listen!! was in pain management and did not respect privacy issues. Embarrassed in presence of several other patients in office about personal issues!
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Care Philosophy

Dr. Caruso provides care maximizing physical function. He specializes in a comprehensive treatment program for spine, musculoskeletal and joint injuries. His focus for each patient is on comprehensive evaluation, proper diagnosis and individualized t...Read more

Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

Graduate Hospital
Residency Hospital
1989
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School

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MaineGeneral Physiatry

MaineGeneral Physiatry442 Civic Center Dr Ste 500 Augusta, ME 04330
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Medstar Montgomery Medical Center

Olney, MD

63% Patient experience rating, 6% lower than the national average