Dr. Thomas Perkins, DC

Dr. Thomas Perkins, DC

Chiropractic  ·  
Male  ·  
45 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Thomas Perkins, DC is a chiropractor in Erie, PA and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in chiropractic, headache management, and more.Read his story

Lake Erie Spine & Injury Center

1005 Peninsula Dr # Entry

Erie, PA 16505
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Pennsylvania
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Elderplan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net

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Dr. Perkins' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Perkins "Dr. Perkins is a 1999 Magna Cum Laude graduate of New York Chiropractic College and a 1995 graduate of Gannon University with a BS in pre-medicine/ Biology. He was inducted in to the Chiropractic scholastic honors society in 1999. He was honored with inclusion and recognition in the Physicians Consortium for Clinical Integrity in 2011. Dr. Perkins has been successfully treating acute and chronic back pain, neck pain, headaches, disc injuries and spine pain and injuries since 1999. Even when other treatments have failed, with Dr. Perkins expertise, accurate diagnostic capabilities, and unique approach to care, patients have made significant improvements in lowering pain and improving function and overall quality of life while under the care of Dr. Perkins. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Perkins "My philosophy to care is simple; I treat my patients the way I would be expected to be treated by a physician. Treat with care and respect and to the very best of my abilities. I am an advocate of individualized care plans based on the most recent and available rationale and emiprical evidence. Treatment is based on medical necessity and appropriateness. I educate my patients on staying healthy through chiropractic adjustments, diet and nutrition, exercise, posture and lifestyle modification."

17  Specialties

  • Chiropractic
  • Applied Clinical Nutrition
  • Chiropractic Nutrition
  • Chiropractic Occupational Medicine
  • Chiropractic Rehabilitation
  • Chiropractic Spinal Decompression Therapy
  • Chiropractic Sports Medicine
  • Headache Management
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • Nutrition
  • Nutrition Education
  • Nutritional Therapy
  • Orthopedic Chiropractic
  • Sports Medicine Pain Management
  • Sports Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • Sports Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Physical Therapy

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Perkins does not have any board certifications listed.

64  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprain
  • Back Strain
  • Car Accident Injuries
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Rib
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Cervical Sprain
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Tension-Type Headache
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Subluxation
  • Joint Disorders
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Lower Back Muscle Strain
  • Lower Back Sprain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Mild Headache
  • Muscle Contraction Headache
  • Neck Bone Trauma
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthropathy
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Severe Headache
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylarthropathy
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Tension Headache
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Traumatic Arthropathy
  • Vertebral Subluxation
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Whiplash
  • Work-Related Injuries
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22  Procedures

  • Chiropractic Adjustment
  • Chiropractic Subluxation Adjustments
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Decompression
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Manipulation Adjustment of Back and Neck
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Examination
  • Physical Therapy
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spine and Back Procedures
  • Spine and Sports Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Spine Rehabilitation Exercises
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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.


  • Gannon University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • New York Chiropractic College
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • New York Chiropractic College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Ecmc Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • New York Chiropractic College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Perkins has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Perkins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Perkins' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Perkins to family and friends
84 total reviews (19 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (84)

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Dr. Perkins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Perkins Says:

Thank you kindly for taking the time to complete a satisfaction survey. Although every patient is different and every case is unique, I try and treat each patient and each case with the utmost care and professionalism. I strive to make your experience at my office a pleasant and positive one and sincerely appreciate your feedback. I will use this feedback in order to continue to improve upon your office experience and


Patient Comments (19)

I've been going to Dr. Perkins for several years. Its such a welcoming atmosphere and great experience every time!
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I grew up in Erie, PA and have known Dr. Perkins for over 30 years. I have treated with him as well as my family and friends. Everyone has recieved professional, excellent medical care with top notch results. He cares about his patients and their recovery. If you have an accident injury, work...more
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He is a miracle worker without a doubt, 100% professional and really easy to talk to. This guy knows his stuff i'd recommend to everyone and if you dont believe me go make an appointment!
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Very personable, very knowledgeable. A chiropractor you can rely on to be available for your adjusting needs. Without a doubt, I would recommend Dr. Perkins to anyone and everyone!
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100% satisfaction on every visit! Friendly personable and very professional. Like going home
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