Thomas P. Felter, MD

Specialties:

Pain Management
Patient Rating
4.7 / 5 (Based on 165 Reviews)

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I completed medical school at Northeast Ohio Medical University after doing undergraduate work at Miami University. I then completed a preliminary medicine internship at Riverside Hospital in Columbus. After my internship, I completed a three-year residency in Anesthesia and a one-year fellowship in Pain Management at The Ohio State University.

Originally, I wanted to go into surgery. I ended up liking anesthesia and made that my original focus. I eventually realized that pain management was the niche I truly enjoyed for a variety of reasons. I enjoy working in an outpatient setting. When you practice anesthesia, your interaction with a patient occurs briefly before surgery and briefly afterward.

In pain management, I typically see patients in chronic, long-term pain. I like developing lasting relationships with patients. Sometimes, results from surgical or procedural solutions to pain management can be immediate. I find helping people to gain relief from their pain to be extremely satisfying.

I am from Sandusky, so I was excited to have the opportunity to come back home. I have seen so many positive changes in this area in the last ten years. I truly believe Sandusky and the surrounding area has wonderful things going on. My wife and I wanted to be a part of that. We love the sense of community here that is often lacking in bigger cities. We also think it is a great place to raise our family and to be close to family. I’m not sure that I knew this growing up, but now I can say that this area is truly a hidden gem. We love the lake and life here on the water.

Firelands and the region it serves have provided me with a unique opportunity to build professional and personal relationships. Firelands has an impressive array of specialties, especially for a medical center of its size. I have found the staff to be very friendly and very helpful to my patients and to me. I also believe that Firelands sets up physicians to succeed by providing resources and other specialties that help one another. I am excited to establish my practice in Sandusky and Port Clinton and to help people to manage their pain more effectively.

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Gender:

Male

Status:

Active

Medical School

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Residency

Anesthesiology - The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Fellowship

Pain Management - The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Internships

Pain Management - The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Provider Review Comments

Patient Rating
4.7 / 5 (Based on 165 Reviews)
May 19, 2022
Very clear about options for treatment.
April 26, 2022
Dr. Felter is very professional, conscientious of my issues and 100% attentive.
April 20, 2022
All good!
March 15, 2022
Very good.
March 01, 2022
*Dr. Felter was very good at explaining treatment how it would be done, explanation of effect. LISTENED!
February 22, 2022
Dr. Felter discussed ways to move forward with my treatment and was genuinely concerned.
February 02, 2022
Very friendly & knowledgeable.
January 19, 2022
I feel confident that the physician is making the right recommendation for me.
December 22, 2021
Good experience.
October 08, 2021
Dr Thomas Felter always takes the time to listen to what I have to say. He asks questions and suggests different forms of treatment and explains them well. He does a great job.
September 09, 2021
I have been with *Dr. Felter for over a year. He has helped me through some very tough times. I wish he could be cloned so help could he more people.
September 02, 2021
The Best The Best The Best
June 17, 2021
I was very impressed with my experience! Well done!!
April 16, 2021
Very good.
April 05, 2021
Excellent physician, explains things in easy to understand terminology. Did not rush through appointment, takes time to listen.
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