Dr. Thomas Eskew Jr, MD

Dr. Thomas Eskew Jr, MD

Save
General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o
(14)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Thomas Eskew Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Wilmington, NC and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.Read his story

Wilmington Surgical Associates

1414 Medical Center Dr

Wilmington, NC 28401
Get Directions

Insurance Accepted

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

Learn about Dr. Eskew Jr

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Eskew Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Eskew Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Eskew Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Eskew Jr "Dr. Thomas Eskew Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Wilmington, NC and has been practicing for 24 years."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Eskew Jr "Thomas D. Eskew, Jr., MD, FACS is board certified by The American Board of Surgery, General and Vascular Surgery.He is a general surgery specialist in Wilmington, NC and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.He is a professional member of The American College of Surgeons, American College of Phlebology, New Hanover-Pender County Medical Society, American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (RVT)While I was initially attracted to surgery because of its technical and challenging nature, the real reward and the part thats most compelling is being able to help improve peoples lives. In many cases, the improvement is substantial. In all cases, my mission is to provide the very best care thats available today, from the most minimally invasive techniques to an uncommon level of personal accessibility and commitment.In my experience, the way to be of most benefit to those facing surgery is to be completely present, with experienced surgical skill, state-of-the-art capabilities and an unwavering focus on doing what is in their best interests. This is an interactive undertaking, and it demands my full involvement and dedication to each patient. Were carrying on a long tradition of surgical excellence here."
Less
Read Less

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
Less
Read Less

28  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.

Education

  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • E Carolina University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Eskew Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Eskew Jr does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Eskew Jr and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Schedule Online Now

Dr. Eskew Jr's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eskew Jr to family and friends
14 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Eskew Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (6)

A great experience with the entire staff.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Dr. Eskew has a reassuring but frank bedside manner which is very welcome when encountering scary vascular issues. He has closely monitored my two "stented" splenic artery aneurysms for the entire nine years that I've lived in Wilmington. I am very sorry to be leaving this beautiful town...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Back in October, Dr. Eskew performed a thoracic outlet decompression on me. He came highly recommended by the cardiothoracic surgeons I work with along with every other anesthetist and surgeon I've encountered. I was almost entirely symptom free on the affected side on post op day 1 and still...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
As one with 12 years as an Operating Room nurse, I have had the opportunity to evaluate the competence and skill of multiple surgeons. When it became necessary for me to have surgery to correct a condition called thoracic outlet syndrome, there was no doubt to who I would choose; Dr. Thomas...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option1thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Where do I begin, Dr . Eskew has performed surgery on my right side for thoracic outlet decompression. Not only did the surgery leave me with more pain than I started from but he also gave me nerve damage to my right eye called Horners Syndrome. I now have a deformity to my right eye and my...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option1thumbs down icon option1
Flag this
Image of Dr. Eskew Jr
Are you Dr. Eskew Jr?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!