Dr. Thomas Sylvester, MD

Dr. Thomas Sylvester, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMale

Accepting new patients
Spine, and More

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(920) 309-5406

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Dr. Thomas Sylvester, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Sheboygan, WI. Dr. Sylvester has more experience with Spine than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital and HSHS St. Mary's Hospital Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sylvester to book an appointment.


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(920) 309-5406
Prevea Sheboygan Medical Office Building3113 Saemann Ave Sheboygan, WI 53081
HSHS St. Mary's Hospital Medical Center1726 Shawano Ave Green Bay, WI 54303

Hospital Highlight

Dr. Sylvester is affiliated with HSHS St. Vincent Hospital Green Bay, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Sylvester

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Sylvester treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Sylvester treats other conditions, please contact the office at (920) 458-3791.


Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.Compare with other Spine specialists.

Dr. Sylvester typically treats 58% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 18 conditions and procedures

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Low Back Pain
Osteoarthritis of Spine
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Dr. Sylvester's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Point Injection

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Dr. Sylvester accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
Balanced Blue Access-WI PPO
Balanced Blue Preferred-WI POS
Blue Access Network (Wisconsin) PPO
Blue Access w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI PPO
Blue Preferred (Select Network)-WI POS
Blue Preferred Network-WI
Blue Preferred Plus w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI POS
Blue Preferred Plus-WI POS
Blue Traditional Network-WI
Bronze Blue Access-WI PPO
Bronze Blue Preferred-WI POS
Gold Blue Access-WI PPO
Gold Blue Preferred-WI POS
Lumenos plans - Blue Access-WI
Lumenos plans - Blue Preferred-WI
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Platinum Blue Access-WI PPO
Platinum Blue Preferred-WI POS
Silver Blue Access-WI PPO
Silver Blue Preferred-WI POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

About Me


Dr. Thomas Sylvester, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Sheboygan, WI. Dr. Sylvester has more experience with Spine than other specialists in his...Read more


  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications


Spine Surgery, University Of Utah, Salt Lake City
Fellowship Hospital
Orthopaedic Surgery, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School Of Medicine, Maywood, Ill.
Residency Hospital
Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, Ill.
Medical School


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What are Dr. Thomas Sylvester, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Sylvester frequently treats Spine. See all practice areas where Dr. Sylvester specializes.

Where is Dr. Thomas Sylvester, MD's office located?

Dr. Sylvester's office is located at 3113 Saemann Ave, Sheboygan, WI 53081. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Thomas Sylvester, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Sylvester has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

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HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital

Oconto Falls, WI

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

HSHS St. Mary's Hospital Medical Center

Green Bay, WI

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

HSHS St. Vincent Hospital

Green Bay, WI

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2018)

Holy Family Memorial

Manitowoc, WI

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)