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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Skelton performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Colectomy
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more than 77% of peers
Abscess
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more than 67% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
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more than 56% of peers

Dr. Skelton's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • 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
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Skelton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Skelton's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Skelton to family and friends
12 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Skelton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

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...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...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...more
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