Dr. Thomas Skeels, DO
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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation | Male

OrthoNeuro 1313 Olentangy River Rd Columbus OH 43212 Get Directions

Biography

Dr. Skeels is a Board Certified Physiatrist specializing in Electromyography and Rehabilitation of work-related injuries. He received his Bachelor's Degree from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. Dr. Skeels attended Medical School at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio. He received scholarships from the Ohio Osteopathic Foundation, Auxiliary of American Osteopathic Association, as well as receiving numerous awards including one for Outstanding Clinical Performance. He completed his Internship at Doctor's Hospital and his Residency in Physical Medicine at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

Dr. Skeels helped found the Licklider Rehabilitation Unit at Doctor's Hospital and was it's first Medical Director. He has served as a Consultant to The Social Security Administration Bureau of Disability Determination as well as serving on the Ohio State Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy. Dr. Skeels has been a physician for the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) as well as the Professional Bowlers Tour. He was a Baseball Analyst and Liaison Physician with the Columbus Clippers, the New York Yankees AAA Farm Club.

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Dr. Skeels' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
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  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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I saw Dr. Thomas Skeels on July 22, 2016. He was great in listening and and examination. He said there was something wrong with the knee but did not know what it was. My spine was a main concern and an appointment was made for August 9th to see a spine specialist.
in Reynoldsburg, ohio |
This was my 1st visit with this, Doctor, he deserves a 10 rating!! He was so kind & gentle very inforative! I was nervous about have an EMG, he kept me calm & relaxed! Ty
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Dr. Skeels is a Board Certified Physiatrist specializing in Electromyography and Rehabilitation of work-related injuries. He received his Bachelor's Degree from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. Dr. Skeels attended Medical School at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio. He received scholarships from the Ohio Osteopathic Foundation, Auxiliary of American Osteopathic Association, as well as receiving numerous awards including one for Outstanding Clinical Performance. He completed his Internship at Doctor's Hospital and his Residency in Physical Medicine at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

Dr. Skeels helped found the Licklider Rehabilitation Unit at Doctor's Hospital and was it's first Medical Director. He has served as a Consultant to The Social Security Administration Bureau of Disability Determination as well as serving on the Ohio State Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy. Dr. Skeels has been a physician for the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) as well as the Professional Bowlers Tour. He was a Baseball Analyst and Liaison Physician with the Columbus Clippers, the New York Yankees AAA Farm Club.

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  •  Specializes in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  •  Board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  •  Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Heel Spur
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    Ohio University College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    Doctors Hospital

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Ohio State University Hospital

    Completed in 1986

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Procedures Performed

  • Discography
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
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