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Thomas Brooks Wheeler, M.D.

Assistant Medical Director at Schuylkill Rehabilitation Center
Doctor of Medicine: State of PA
Board Certified Orthopaedics, USA
Board Certified Orthopaedics, Canada


Post Graduate Training

Years Title Employer
August 1993 to March 1994 Fellowship in Hand Surgery

SUNY, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Syracuse, NY

July 1989 to June 1993

Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery

McGill University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

July 1988 to June 1989

Residency in General Surgery

Albert Einstein Medical Center, Department of General Surgery, Philadelphia, PA

July 1987 to June 1988

Internship in General Surgery, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Department of General Surgery, Philadelphia, PA

Education

Years Institution Degree
May 1987

The Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

M.D.
September 1983  to June 1985 The Faculte Libre De Medecine, Lille, France First in a class of 39

September 1971 to June 1972, August 1978

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA M.A. History
June 1971 Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME B.A. in Biology

Honors & Awards

  • Dean’s List, Fall 1967, Spring 1970, Spring 1971 September 1967 to June 1971

Professional Highlights

  • October 2000 to Present
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    Pottsville Hospital and Warne Clinic
    Pottsville, PA 
  • Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
    Pottsville, PA
    June 2003 to Present
  • Assistant Medical Director
    Schuylkill Rehabilitation Center
    Pottsville, PA
  • August 1995 to December 2005
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    Miners Memorial Medical Center
    Coaldale, PA
  • Division of Pulmonary Medicine, 1978 to 1983
    Research Technician, Division of Human Genetics, 1973 to 1978
  • Cited for Technical Assistance in Fifteen Articles
  • Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Boston, MA

Student Activities

  • Gross Anatomy Laboratory Assistance
    The Medical College of Pennsylvania, Sprin 1987
    Instruction in Anatomy and Dissection to first year students
  • "Charge d’ affaires"
    Lille, France, September 1984
    Providing assistance in orientation of new medical students
  • "Resposible"
    Lille, France, 1983 to 1984
    Class co-president involved with academic, administrative and cultural activities

Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Canadian Orthopaedic Association

Presentations

  • "Treatment of Thoracolumbar Fractures with A.O Fixator Instrumentation", Resident Research Presentation
  • McGill University, May 1992
  • "Distal Tibial Epishyseal Salter-Harris Fractures:  Classifications and Management", Resident’s Day
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center, March 1988

Publications

Davidson, R.L., O’ Malley, K.A. and Wheeler, T.B.,

Polyethylene Gluco-Induced Mammalian Cell Hybridization: Effect of Polyethylene Glycol Molecular Weight and Concentration. Somat. Cell Genet. 2: 269-278, 1976.

Resident

Treatment of Thoracolumbar Fractures with A.O. Fixator Instrumentation.
Basal Joint Arthritis:  Long-Term Results of Swanson Arthroplasty.
Case Study:  Giant Cell Tumor of the Distal Femur.