Dr. Joyce Thomas, MD

Dr. Joyce Thomas, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Joyce Thomas, MD is a dermatologist in Athens, GA and has been practicing for 40 years. She graduated from Christian Medical College, Vellore in 1971 and specializes in dermatology, dermatopathology, and more.

700 Sunset Dr Ste 105

Athens, GA 30606

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
very high
more than 98% of peers
more than 86% of peers
Itchy Skin
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Thomas's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thomas "Treat patients like you would be wanted to be treated. Be willing to spend time to listen to then, then arrive at diagnoses and then clearly communicate diagnoses and your plan for their treatment. Show utmost care and concern. Patients must see that you truly care for them. Be accessible and most willing to answer their concerns and question"

3  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Dermatopathology

3  Board Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pathology*
  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Dermatopathology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

36  Conditions Treated


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12  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.


  • Women's Christian College, Madras, India
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1965
  • Christian Medical College, Vellore
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Dr M.G.R. Medical University / Christian Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Christian Med Coll
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Howard U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

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
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
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  • 3
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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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I was very impressed with Dr. Thomas' experience, kindness and thoroughness. She checked all my skin over, and burned off a couple of trouble spots, then noted a need further treatment on one spot. I was very happy with her service, and I noted that she was more concerned about heatlh issues...more
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Dr Thomas is rude and likes to give you unsolicited advice regarding your children. I took my son here and I've also seen Dr Thomas. For my son's visit we were having him seen about a rash that our pediatrician suggested need to be seen by a dermatologist. While we were in the room waiting for...more
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