Dr. Michelle Thomas, MD

Dr. Michelle Thomas, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Michelle Thomas, MD is a general surgery specialist in Anchorage, AK and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus in 1988 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.Read her story

3340 Providence Dr Ste 359

Anchorage, AK 99508

Contact Information

(907) 644-1033

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • EBMS
  • First Choice Health
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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Thyroidectomy
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more than 5% of peers
Inguinal Hernia
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more than 5% of peers
Cancer
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more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Thomas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thomas "~ 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 (ATLS) course director and instructor since 1995. ATLS State Faculty since 2015. ~ 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."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

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47  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alaska.

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

  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Colorado Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • American Board Of Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of London School Of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2007

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

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thomas to family and friends
20 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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Dr. Thomas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Thomas recently removed my diseased thyroid. She spent about 90 minutes with me at my pre-surgery appointment, explaining what the procedure would entail, the risks involved, what I could expect after surgery, and answered my questions. Both she and her office staff were very friendly and...more
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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...more
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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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