Dr. Benjamin Thomas III, MD

Dr. Benjamin Thomas III, MD

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Age 70
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Dr. Benjamin Thomas III, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Albany, GA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1973 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and joint replacement orthopedic surgery.Read his story

2311 Lake Park Dr

Albany, GA 31707

Contact Information

(229) 435-0525

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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Top Care Areas

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Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bursitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Thomas III' bio

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thomas III "Our goal is to provide honest orthopedic evaluations and treatments, not simply surgical screenings, because our patients are not statistics; they are individuals who want answers from an experienced team."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Thomas III does not have any board certifications listed.

90  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Auburn University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1969
  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Strong Memorial Hospital University of Rochester
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Strong Memorial Hospital University of Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Thomas III has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Thomas III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thomas III' Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thomas III to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Thomas III' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I informed another MSA physician about my symptoms during a visit and was referred to Dr. Thomas as a hand/wrist specialist. InItial appointment: Dr. Thomas takes time, asks many questions, is empathetic and responsive to concerns. He is pleasant to be with although business-like. I was able to...more
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Dr. Thomas wanted to perform back surgery on me in my 20s from the beginning. I was unsatisfied with the level of care I received. He often treated me like I was stupid and did not bother to explain things. Since moving, I have gone to a spine specialist here who advised me that all of the proper...more
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I am so sorry your experience was less than ideal. Dr. Thomas is not a spine specialist and does not perform back surgeries. We would like to hear from you personally so that we can fully understand and address your concerns.

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