Dr. Lorna Thomas, MD

Dr. Lorna Thomas, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
75 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Lorna Thomas, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Farmington Hills, MI. She is 75 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.Read her story


30445 Northwestern Hwy Ofc 142

Farmington Hills, MI 48334
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas


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more than 32% of peers
Shaving of Skin Lesion
more than 20% of peers
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
more than 13% of peers

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Dr. Thomas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thomas "Lorna Lacen Thomas, M.D. was the first African American Chief Resident in Dermatology at Henry Ford Hospital."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thomas Lorna Lacen Thomas, M.D. is a graduate of Wellesley College and the University of Michigan Medical School. She completed her internship and postgraduate residency training in Dermatology at Henry Ford Hospital, where she was the first African American Chief Resident in Dermatology. She is board-certified in Dermatology, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. She is a member of the American Medical Association, National Medical Association, Michigan State Medical Society, Wayne County Medical Society and the Women s Dermatological Society. She is also a member of the Michigan Dermatological Society, where she was the first African American female President. She serves as a consultant to television channels 2 and 7 in Detroit, Essence magazine, Proctor and Gamble, Galderma, Allergan, and Medicis. Dr. Thomas is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Detroit Receiving Hospital, and a member of the Boards of the Detroit Medical Center, the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan Opera Theatre, MGM Grand Detroit and the New Center Council. In 2005 she established the Lorna L. Thomas Scholarship for a minority medical student at the University of Michigan Medical School. She is in private practice in Farmington Hills, MI.


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  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea
  • Warts


  • Acne Surgery
  • Cryosurgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Laser Surgery
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

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
based on 31 total reviews (19 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Thomas' Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

Dr. Lorna Thomas years of experience and knowledge is apparent in the level of excellent care she gives. Both Dr. Thomas and her staff's bedside manner is second to none. I always leave the office feeling better than I did before coming in.
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Dr. Thomas is knowledgeable in her field and she works to get results for you. She is trustworthy and she cares about working with you in your particular case. If you want results she is the person to see.
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I have had a few dermatologic issues but Dr. Thomas has always figure out the issue and my skin looks good (like nothing happen). I feel that Dr. Thomas has seen it all types of dermatologic conditions and she makes my skin look good
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Excellent staff and physician services. Dr Thomas stays on top of the latest medical trends. I recommend them often
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With the exception of today, with the reschedule of appointments my visits have always been outstanding.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Thomas accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • HAP Insurance
    Preferred PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Thomas has admitting privileges

Sinai - Grace Hospital
6071 W Outer Dr
Detroit, MI 48235
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