Dr. James Thomas, MD

Dr. James Thomas, MD

Laryngology  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(8)
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Dr. James Thomas, MD is a laryngology specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University / College Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in laryngology.

909 NW 18th Ave

Portland, OR 97209

Contact Information

(503) 478-1845

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 94% of peers
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thomas "My mission is to: Provide all patients with the highest quality voice and laryngeal care. Be innovative and improve on the diagnosis and the surgeries available to treat voice and laryngeal disorders. Disseminate the information that I have learned about the voice and larynx, by teaching. Be prompt for appointments and to fully hear your story."
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Specialties

  • Laryngology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Cough
  • Dysphagia
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
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Procedures

  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Endoscopic Laser Laryngeal Cancer Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laryngeal Videostroboscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Microlaryngeal Surgery
  • Microlaryngoscopy
  • Thyroplasty
  • Tracheal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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

  • Pa State Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Pennsylvania State University / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Southern Ill U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Loyola U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thomas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thomas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thomas to family and friends
4.0
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Thomas' Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Portland, OR
He is a very knowledgeable doctor, willing to discuss hypothesis with patients, and would be honest with you about the possible bad results about the surgeries. I was one of his surgical patients, he did a phenomenal job.
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I've had a significant reduction in my ability to project my voice over the past year. I was concerned that it was portent of something serious as it came from out of the blue. My primary physician suggested Dr Thomas and I was quite impressed with his knowledge and willingness to show me how he...more
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