Dr. Michelle P. Thomas, MD

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Dr. Michelle P. Thomas, MD

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Michelle Thomas MD, MSc, FACS 3340 Providence Dr Ste 359, Anchorage, AK 99508 Get Directions
(907) 644-1033

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Dr. Thomas performed a cholecystectomy on me a few weeks ago. She and her staff are very professional and answered all my questions before and after surgery. She did a great job and I had very little pain after surgery. A few days ago, I called her office with a question about an hour before they opened and her answering service took down the message. A few minutes later Dr. Thomas called me back with the answer! I had a great experience with Dr. Thomas and highly recommend her!
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Dr. Thomas removed my gallbladder. She is fabulous. VERY knowledgeable. She spent a good long time with me at the first appt. She gave me all kinds of info and then she did a great job of taking out the gall bladder. I had great confidence in her and I highly recommend her.
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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Aneurysm
  • Appendicitis
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Lipomas
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Adenoma
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Carcinoma
  • Parathyroid Hyperplasia
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Surgery
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus

    Graduated in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency

    Completed in 1996

    University Of Colorado Health Science Center

    Completed in 1990

  • Fellowship Hospital
    American Board Of Surgery

    Completed in 1997

  • Undergraduate School
    Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1984

  • Other Education
    University Of London School Of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

    Completed in 2007

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Alaska not available
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  • No board actions found
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Dr. Thomas says...

~ A compassionate general surgeon who not only cares about a patient's surgical needs but also their overall health and well being. Ensures patients are well informed and all their questions have been answered prior to any type of surgery. 

~ Has been in practice since 1997.

~ Advanced Trauma Life Support course director and instructor since 1995.

~ Master of Science in Infectious Disease

~ Credentialed at Surgery Center of Anchorage and Alaska Surgery Center in addition to Providence Alaska Medical Center and Alaska Regional Hospital.

~ One of the few female general surgeons in Anchorage.

~ Enjoys the great outdoors of Alaska including hiking, biking, kayaking and skiing.