Dr. Benjamin Thomasson, DO

Dr. Benjamin Thomasson, DO

Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction  |  
Male  |  
36 y/o

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Dr. Benjamin Thomasson, DO is a sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction specialist in Lake Mary, FL and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine-California in 2009 and specializes in sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

Florida Orthopaedic Associates

1337 S International Pkwy Ste 1341

Lake Mary, FL 32746
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Dr. Thomasson's Experience

Dr. Thomasson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Thomasson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thomasson "Dr Thomasson is a fellowship trained Sports Medicine and Joint Replacement Orthopaedic Surgeon serving Central Florida. He has hospital privileges at Central Florida Regional Hospital and Florida Hospital Fish Memorial. Dr Thomasson specializes in sports medicine with special emphasis in arthroscopy and joint replacement of the shoulder, hip, and knee. His passion for orthopaedic surgery started at The University of Northern Arizona as an intermural athlete and Exercise Science Major studying advanced treatment protocols for collegiate and professional athletes. Dr Thomasson completed an Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Rowan University, in Southern New Jersey reinforcing his interests in fracture care, joint replacement, arthroscopy, hand surgery. Following his residency training Dr Thomasson pursued a fellowship in Sports Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio assisting the team physicians to The San Antonio Spurs, San Antonio Rampage hockey team, San Antonio Missions baseball team, San Antonio Silver Stars women's basketball, and The University of Texas at San Antonio football, basketball, and soccer teams. As a fellowship trained sports medicine surgeon he treats athletes at all levels of competition. Dr Thomasson has a special interest in complex shoulder instability, multiple ligamentous knee injuries, cartilage restoration techniques as well as meniscal transplantation. Dr Thomasson currently participates as a Team Physician for Pine Ridge High School of Deltona and University High School in Orange City. Dr Thomasson provides care for athletes from Stetson University and works as an Orthopaedic Consultant for Justin Sports Medicine in Central Florida servicing the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA). Dr Thomasson enjoys working with the community to further health and youth development. He works as a local Boy Scout Troop and church youth advisor. He also provides health talks on common injuries for the community, local schools, and local medical staff for continuing medical education (see our website for details). Dr Thomasson, his wife, and three children are outdoor enthusiasts and relocated to Central Florida to enjoy their family interests in surfing and mountain biking. He and his family participate actively in both church and community volunteer activities and look forward to caring for you and your family."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thomasson "As an osteopathic physician and orthopaedic surgeon Dr Thomasson treats the patients holistically. He values patient's concerns as limitations on living a full and healthful life. Dr Thomasson feels that understanding your work, recreational, and social circumstances are the most important aspect to your treatment plan. Success in your recovery requires a trusting partnership between patient and physician. As an educator his job is the provide you with information that is complete and up to date. He will counsel you and allow you to determine the best way forward to recovery. He believes a team approach to recover is the most successful with you as the primary decision maker surrounded by your physician, rehabilitation specialist, and the latest in technology."


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  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Dr. Thomasson does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head, Familial Form
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Female Sports Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Flexor Strain
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Muscle Strain
  • Hip Socket Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Sports Injuries
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patella Tendon Tears
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries of the Foot
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Ulnar Neuropathy


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  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Northern Arizona University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine-California
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • University of Texas Health Science Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Thomasson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications
  • Efficacy of surgical safety checklist: Assessing orthopaedic surgical implant readiness, 2016 Mar 8
  • Flexion Distraction Injuries of the Subaxial Cervical Spine In: Seminars in Spine Surgery, March 2013
  • Distal Peripheral Neuropathy after Open and Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery: An Under-Recognized Complication, 1/24/15
  • Efficacy of surgical safety checklist: Assessing orthopaedic surgical implant readiness,
  • Efficacy of surgical safety checklist: Assessing orthopaedic surgical implant readiness, 12/4/46

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Member
  • American Osteopathic Association of Orthopedics, Member
  • Florida Orthopedic Society, Member
  • Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, Member

Central Florida Regional Hospital

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement

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Dr. Thomasson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thomasson to family and friends
based on 24 total reviews (19 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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Dr. Thomasson's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

I brought my grandmother in to be seen for pain in her knee. Dr Thomasson was wonderful with her and provided exceptional care. She is feeling so much better now and I can not thank him enough. I highly recommend Dr Thomassonhe was prompt and thorough.
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I am so happy I went to see Dr Thomasson for my knee. It was really bothering me and after a quick X-ray and his exceptional assessment, I am better than ever. I highly recommend Dr Thomasson to anyone feeling any joint or muscle pain. He is very knowledgeable and takes the time to explain what’s...more
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Waited over an hour and dr only spent 5 minutes with me. He was extremely rude and made me feel uncomfortable. Will never go back!
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After years of undiagnosed hip pain, Dr. Thomasson found I had a severe labral tear and we moved forward with surgery. On June 5, he performed a laparoscopic procedure to repair the tear and shave the femur head down. After the procedure he spent 30+ min w/ my wife to explain everything in detail....more
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Dr. Thomasson and staff are superior health professionals. They strive to make their patients feel welcome and they provide exceptional care. Dr. Thomasson performed two knee surgeries for me this year, a patella tendon rupture in January and an acl reconstruction in July. I am so pleased with my...more
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