Dr. Thomas N. Skelton MD Cardiologist

Dr. Thomas Skelton is a cardiologist in Jackson, Mississippi. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University Hospitals and Health System, University of Mississippi Med. He received his medical degree from University of Mississippi School of Medicine and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Skelton accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 14 doctors at G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 13 at University Hospitals and Health System, University of Mississippi Med who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Preventive Cardiology

Clinical Interests: Electrocardiography, Clinical Information Systems

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1981 - 1984

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1984 - 1987

University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 30 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 27 years in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 23 years in Critical Care Medicine

MS State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

The predictive value of left atrial size for incident ischemic stroke and all-cause mortality in African Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study.
Nagarajarao, H.S., Penman, A.D., Taylor, H.A., Mosley, T.H., Butler, K., Skelton, T.N., Samdarshi, T.E., Aru, G., Fox, E.R.

Retinal arteriolar narrowing and left ventricular hypertrophy in African Americans. the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study.
Tikellis, G., Arnett, D.K., Skelton, T.N., Taylor, H.W., Klein, R., Couper, D.J., Richey Sharrett, A., Yin Wong, T.

Epidemiology of pure valvular regurgitation in the large middle-aged African American cohort of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study.
Fox, E.R., Wilson, R.S., Penman, A.D., King, J.J., Towery, J.G., Butler, K.R., McMullan, M.R., Skelton, T.N., Mosley, T.H., Taylor, H.A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • Great West PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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