Dr. Thomas Thekkekandam, MD

Dr. Thomas Thekkekandam, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 35
Dr. Thomas Thekkekandam, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Kernersville, NC and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Ross University / School Of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine in 2009 and specializes in sports medicine, family medicine, and more.

1635 NC Highway 66 S Ste 210

Kernersville, NC 27284

Contact Information

(336) 992-1770

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Thekkekandam's Experience

Dr. Thekkekandam's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice and Sports Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thekkekandam "As a Primary Care Sports Medicine physician I first focus on making an accurate diagnosis. I prefer the use of rehabilitative techniques and if necessary, highly specific, minimally invasive procedures to take away your pain. I strive to make all procedures as painless as possible. My practice philosophy emphasizes empowering you to choose an active and healthy lifestyle and then helping you maintain this lifestyle."

3  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arch Disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Concussion
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Discogenic Pain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Exercise-Induced Asthma
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacroiliac Pain Syndrome
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports-Related Concussion
  • Sprain
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendonitis
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Whiplash
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21  Procedures

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Casting
  • Custom Made Foot Orthotic
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Splinting
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound-Guided Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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.


  • University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • Ross University / School Of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thekkekandam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thekkekandam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thekkekandam to family and friends
27 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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Dr. Thekkekandam's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Thekkekandam is the biggest pill pusher I've ever encountered. Blood Pressure 134/82? You need to be on a prescription! Cholesterol at 200 and Triglycerides at 185? You need another prescription! A1C is 5.9 the last two visits? You have diabeetus and need yet another prescription. Your chest...more
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oh, anyone w.ho goes there loves the doctors and staff. I would never let anyone give me shots for hips, knees or anything OTHER than Doc T.. Knowledgeable. Personal. Great up beat attitude. and better, they are NOT CHART doctors they KNOW you on one on one basis each and every time you go!...more
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Visit was great. His bedside manners are wonderful. I'm so happy I've found a new primary physician!
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