Dr. Thomas Skelton, MD

Dr. Thomas Skelton, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
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Dr. Thomas Skelton, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston in 2007 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

19288 Stone Oak Pkwy Ste A

San Antonio, TX 78258

Contact Information

(210) 490-2828

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Skelton's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Anal Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Skelton treats Anal Disorders more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Skelton treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Skelton treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Skelton treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Colectomy
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Skelton performs Colectomy more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Skelton performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy

Dr. Skelton's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Cancer
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diverticulitis
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Rectovaginal Fistula
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Secondary Malignancies
Sphincterotomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Thomas Skelton, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston in 2007 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 2015
    The Colon and Rectal Clinic of Houston
    Fellowship Hospital
    2015
  • 2014
    U TX-Houston The Methodist Hosp
    Residency Hospital
    2014
  • 2008
    U TX-Houston The Methodist Hosp
    Internship Hospital
    2008
  • 2007
    U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston
    Medical School
    2007
  • 2002
    Texas A&M University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School
    2002

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Dr. Skelton's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Skelton

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Based on 12 reviews

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1 Star
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Recently had colon resection surgery performed by Dr Skelton. He is a no nonsense, very focused surgeon. I would highly recommend Dr. Skelton. He made me aware of everything he was going to do or did and took time for questions/concerns.
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Fabulous physician. Dr. Skelton made us comfortable about discussing a treatment plan for a delicate situation. He suggested the most conservative procedures first and provided it with great proficiency beginning that first day in his office-and it worked. Feeling relieved and would highly...Read More
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Cannot say enough about this MD...professional, personable, takes his time and actually listens to what the patient is saying. Dr. Skelton did a colon resection and a port implant, both times was impressed by the high quality of his work. Most of all, to me at least, is that he gives you straight...Read More
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Dr. Skelton was very patient with my nervous mom and took the time to help her feel comfortable. She has a lot of doctors but was impressed by him.
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Dr. Skelton is a highly qualified, approachable and thorough surgeon. Before surgery he explained the procedure including risks and all possible outcomes. Post-op he saw me daily in the hospital; he was vigilent about my progress and answered all my questions. I always felt his genuine concern...Read More
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