Dr. Eric Thomas, MD

Dr. Eric Thomas, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Eric Thomas, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Sioux Falls, SD and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota in 2001 and specializes in ophthalmology.

6601 S Minnesota Ave Ste 200

Sioux Falls, SD 57108

Contact Information

(605) 336-6294

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Thomas performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
very high
more than 98% of peers
Eye Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Migraine
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Argon Laser Treatment
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Cryosurgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Pneumatic Retinopexy
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Dakota.

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

  • Augustana College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Missouri
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Missouri
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of Kentucky / Retina Associates Of Kentucky
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thomas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Thomas does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Thomas and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Thomas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thomas to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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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' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Sioux City, IA
Outstanding care and attention to patients' needs. His staff is very courteous, compassionate, and skilled. All in all, the care I received from Dr. Thomas was top-notch. He addressed my medical concerns with excellent surgical skills and exemplary follow-up care.
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