Dr. Lorna Lacen Thomas, MD

Dr. Lorna Lacen Thomas, MD

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Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
76 y/o
(47)

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Dr. Lorna Lacen Thomas, MD is a dermatologist in Farmington Hills, MI and has been practicing for 31 years. She specializes in dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, and more.Read her story

Lorna Thomas, M.D., P.C.

30445 Northwestern Hwy Ofc 142

Farmington Hills, MI 48334
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Thomas performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Keloid Scar
very high
more than 96% of peers
Rosacea
normal
more than 32% of peers
Dermatitis
normal
more than 28% 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.

Dr. Thomas' bio

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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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."

3  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Pediatric Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

8  Conditions Treated

16  Procedures

  • Acne Surgery
  • Botox® Injection
  • Chemical Peel
  • Cryosurgery
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Electrodesiccation and Curettage
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Laser Surgery
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Sclerotherapy of Varicose Veins of Legs
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction

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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • UNIV OF MI MED SCH
    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

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thomas to family and friends
47 total reviews (35 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

  • 5
    (32)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Thomas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (35)

Dr. Thomas' advice is spot on, something that I haven't experienced with dermatologists all over the country. My skin is clearer and healthier than it has ever been, and I am in my 40's! Previously, I would have been a perfect 'before' model for an acne medicine commercial. Now, people...more
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Reasonable, dependable and great customer service
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Quickly attended to my concerns
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Dr. Thomas is very personable and took time to research and find a diagnosis for my condition. She is very knowledgeable and took time to explain things. I am very pleased with my care. The staff is also excellent. Always pleasant and positive. Really like this office and I am pleased that I came...more
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long time patient who has referred many others for Dr Thomas expert care
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