Dr. Joey Thomas, MD

Dr. Joey Thomas, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Joey Thomas, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Roanoke Rapids, NC and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Calicut Medical College in 1981 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.Read his story

257 NC Highway 125

Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870

Contact Information

(252) 410-0001

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Thomas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thomas "Dr. Joey P. Thomas graduated with a medical degree from University of Calicut, India. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Laguadia Hospital, New York, and his residency training in anesthesiology and pain management at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Thomas has vast experience in interventional pain medicine and management of chronic pain, with memberships in several societies including International Spine Intervention Society (ISIS) and American Academy of Pain Medicine. He specializes in nonsurgical spine Intervention and spinal injection techniques. Dr. Thomas is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine."

2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

44  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain


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22  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • University Of Kerala / Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Calicut Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Calicut University Medical College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Kingsborough Psych Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Laguardia Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Pune / Armed Forces Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Calicut University Medical College
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

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 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Thomas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I would never recommend this Dr or his practicing clinic. They have an agenda of their own that doesn't include listening to their patients. Their attitude of their care is: Take it or leave it. They do not do holistic medicine, wanting you to state that you have only one thing hurting you today,...more
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After my examination, Dr. Thomas assured me that he would help me feel better. The medicine regime I am on has me shopping, cooking, walking and doing things I haven't felt like doing in a long time. Everyone there is nice to me and I've had nothing but positive experiences. I have fibromyalgia,...more
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Well, first off, let me just say that I have a lot more to say about this doctor than it will allow me to type here, so I will have to make it short. If I could leave zero stars, I would!!! I have NEVER had such a terrible visit in my life. Basically he refused to look at ANY of my records and told...more
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