Dr. Thomas J. Thekkekandam, MD

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Sports Medicine | Male

CONE HEALTH PRIMARY CARE AT KERNERSVILLE 1635 NC Highway 66 S Ste 210, Kernersville, NC 27284 Get Directions
(336) 992-1770

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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.Read more

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4.9
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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in kernersville, NC |
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! they get to know you, your personality, medical, and are do listen and hear you. Thumbs ups doc T...!
in Walkertown, NC |
Visit was great. His bedside manners are wonderful. I'm so happy I've found a new primary physician!
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Specialties

  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice
  • Sports Medicine

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 Syndromes
  • 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

Procedures Performed

  • 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.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    Ross University / School Of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

    Graduated in 2009

  • Internship Hospital
    Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 2010

  • Residency Hospital
    Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 2012

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 2013

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill

    Graduated in 2005

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • 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
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Dr. Thekkekandam's Care Philosophy

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.