Thomas J. Whalen, DO

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Practice Philosophy

Listen, understand, and explain. Communication is the key to a meaningful and successful collaboration.

Practice Name
  • Rheumatology Consultants
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Locations and Appointments


117 North Eagle Road
Havertown, PA 19083
  • Phone: 610.446.4409
  • Fax: 610.446.5657
  • Accessibility: Public Transportation


310 Exton Commons
Exton, PA 19341
  • Phone: 610.363.2755
  • Fax: 610..
  • Accessibility: Public Transportation, Handicap Access


5223 West Wood Mill Drive, Building 41
Wilmington, DE 19808


627 South 52nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19143
  • Phone: 215.472.3500
  • Fax: 215.471.9087
  • Accessibility: Public Transportation


1335 West Tabor Road
Suite 305
Philadelphia, PA 19141
  • Phone: 215.472.3500
  • Fax: 215.471.9087
  • Accessibility: Public Transportation


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About Thomas J. Whalen, DO

  • 2013 – present Medical Director / Owner PennDel Rehab LLC, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1984 – Present Rheumatology Consultants, PC Founder / Medical Director
  • 1997 – 1999 Alternative Medicine Network; Jefferson Health System – Director
  • 1994 – 1997 Extra Care, Inc.; Medical Director/CEO
  • 1987 – 1989 Medical Director – Careport / Philadelphia International Airport
  • 1982 – 1986 Physician Resource Management, Inc. Founder / CEO
  • Gender: Male
  • Language: English
Specialties Accepting New Patients
Rheumatology Board certified since 1984
Internal Medicine Board certified since 1982
Primary Affiliation
Academic Titles
  • Clinical Instructor, Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine 1987–2005
  • Clinical Preceptor, Division of Rheumatology Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 1984–Present
  • Clinical Preceptor, Department of Podiatric Surgery, Chester Crozer Medical Center 2015–Present
Clinical Titles
  • Senior Attending Physician

Education

Medical school
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship
  • Bryn Mawr Hospital
Residency
  • Bryn Mawr Hospital

*Members of the Main Line Health medical staff are affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital. Membership on the medical staff of any of our hospitals does not constitute an employment or agency relationship.

Awards & Memberships

Honors, Awards, Citations
  • Top Doctors – Philadelphia Magazine 2000
  • Top Doctors – Main Line Magazine 2001, 2015
Current Membership & Activities
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American College of Rheumatology
  • Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Philadelphia Rheumatism Society
  • Pennsylvania Rheumatology Association
  • American Academy of Pain Management
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine
  • American Osteopathic Association Of Addiction Medicine
  • Delaware Worker's Compensation Physician Panel