Dr. John Thomas, MD

Dr. John Thomas, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. John Thomas, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Astoria, NY and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

3016 30th Dr Fl 3

Astoria, NY 11102

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
more than 85% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Release
more than 76% of peers
Trigger Finger
more than 57% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Thomas does not have any board certifications listed.

25  Conditions Treated

16  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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 Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Albany Medical Center/College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Albany Medical Center/College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Baylor College Of Medicine/Microsurgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Baylor College Of Medicine/Plastic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Young Leader - American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 2006
Media & Publications

Dr. Thomas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thomas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thomas to family and friends
16 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Thomas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Thomas is an amazing doctor and really nice guy. He not only explained the issue to me, he explained what the right course of treatment should be and why. I love that he also treats children. This will make my life a bit easier in the future as I know with 2 boys, I will need a hand and wrist...more
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Dr. Thomas was extremely accommodating. My son shattered a knuckle and Dr. Thomas squeezed him in, both to see him in his office and then perform surgery. He took x-rays in his office, which facilitated the appointment, and explained the difficulties my son faced and what he hoped to accomplish...more
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A true Professional ~ he explains everything to you in complete detail, and does not rush you through. He will try other methods first to avoid surgery when possible, which is why I have such respect for him as a Doctor. I have used him for numerous problems with my fingers/joints/wrist & I have...more
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He is the best of the best. ....he's done a lot of work on my hands....very good results. ..great guy...
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Dr Thomas is great! I have been a PT of his for many years BUT getting an appointment is not easy and be prepared to wait a long time if seeing him at the Astoria location (never been to the NYC location) Besides the wait and the calling and calling to get an appointment I have no complaints. I...more
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