Dr. Thomas Skeels, DO

Dr. Thomas Skeels, DO

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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.

1313 Olentangy River Rd

Columbus, OH 43212

Contact Information

(614) 890-6555

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC)
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Low Back Pain
normal
more than 73% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Spine
normal
more than 71% of peers

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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
14

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain
2

Procedures

  • Discography
  • EMG (Electromyography)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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

  • Ohio University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Doctors Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Ohio State University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Skeels has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Skeels' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Skeels to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Skeels' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
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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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Skeels accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC)
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Skeels has admitting privileges

Madison County Hospital
210 N Main St
London, OH 43140
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Mount Carmel New Albany Surgical Hospital
7333 Smiths Mill Rd
New Albany, OH 43054
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Mount Carmel St. Anns
500 S Cleveland Ave
Westerville, OH 43081
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Selby General Hospital
1106 Colegate Dr
Marietta, OH 45750
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