About The Practice
Thomas C. Apostle, DO, specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation as well as psychiatry at his practice in the Beverly Grove area of Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Westlake Village, California. Fewer than a dozen physicians in the United States have this unique combination of specialties.
Dr. Apostle received his Bachelor of Science in psychology from Michigan State University (MSU) in East Lansing, where he was a member of the Men’s Varsity tennis team. He stayed at MSU and studied in the interdepartmental biological science master’s program before earning his medical degree at MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1990. The following year, he served as an intern at the Boston University-affiliated Framingham Union Hospital in Massachusetts. Dr. Apostle completed his residency in psychiatry at the Los Angeles County/University of Southern California (USC) Medical Center (#20 ranking in US News Best Hospitals 2020-2021). He remained in Los Angeles to complete a second residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)/Veterans Administration Medical Center, West Los Angeles, where he served as chief resident.
Dr. Apostle is an attending physician in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and the Department of Psychiatry at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (# 7 Ranking in U.S. News Best Hospitals 2020-2021). He also serves as an attending physician at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Spine Center and the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Pain Center. In addition, he is an active member of the North American Spine Society and the Spine Intervention Society.
Dr. Apostle has dedicated his practice to the treatment of patients with ortho-spine disorders, knee pain, low back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, depression, psychosis, anxiety, and substance use disorders. He has a strong interest in the treatment of patients with substance use disorders and is a physician/consultant at several detox and residential/intensive outpatient program centers in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, and Malibu.
Outside of medicine, Dr. Apostle enjoys travel and college sports. To schedule an appointment, call the office.