Dr. Thomas Tyma, MD
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Dr. Thomas Tyma, MD

Rheumatology | Male

Allegheny North Arthritis Center 4424 Penn Ave Ste 201, Pittsburgh, PA 15224 Get Directions
(412) 687-0301

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Dr. Tyma specializes in Rheumatology and practices in Pittsburgh, PA. He practices at 2 locations.

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    10 – 15 minutes (5)
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Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Conditions Treated

  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vasculitis

Procedures Performed

  • Joint Drainage
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 3
    Sanctions

    Dr. Tyma has received 3 sanctions

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    • Disciplinary action in another state  (6/21/2013)
    • Action Taken: Surrender
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: New York
    • Misdemeanor conviction  (12/5/2012)
    • Action Taken: Revocation
    • Summary: Dr. Thomas Allen Tyma; License # MD049451L; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has been convicted of eighteen misdemeanors.; ACTION TAKEN: The Pennsylvania Board of Medicine has revoked the physician's license retroactive to 03-27-2012.
    • State: Pennsylvania
    • Other  (3/27/2012)
    • Action Taken: Suspension
    • Summary: Dr. Thomas Allen Tyma; License # MD049451L

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician presents an immediate threat to health and safety.

      Action Taken:

      The Pennsylvania Board of Medicine has temporarily suspended the physician's license.

    • State: Pennsylvania
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    Board Actions

    Dr. Tyma has 3 board actions

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    • Non-Disciplinary Action  (5/16/2013)
    • Action Taken: Other
    • Summary: Dr. Thomas A. Tyma; License # 168039; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: This action is not disciplinary in nature. ACTION TAKEN: The physician has agreed to not engage in the practice of medicine in New York State or in any other jurisdiction where the practice of medicine is predicated on the physician's New York State medical license. This order remains in effect pending the final disposition of the current investigation being conducted by the Office of Professional Medical Conduct.
    • State: New York
    • Non-Disciplinary Action  (9/27/2011)
    • Action Taken: Other
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: New York
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • Other  (8/4/2011)
    • Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
    • Summary: Dr. Thomas Allen Tyma; License # MD049451L

      Nature of Complaint:

      Petition for reinstatement.

      Action Taken:

      The Pennsylvania Board of Medicine has reinstated the physician's license to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Pennsylvania to an unrestricted status .

    • State: Pennsylvania
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Education

  • Medical School
    Medical College Of Pennsylvania

    Graduated in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Indian Health Sers

    Completed in 1989

    Nassau Co Med Center

    Completed in 1987

    State University Of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook

    Completed in 1986

    Worcester Meml Hospital

    Completed in 1985

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emory University Hospital

    Completed in 1993

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Tyma's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Rheumatology
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  • Sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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Dr. Tyma's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Tyma

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients