Dr. Raju Thomas, MD
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Dr. Raju Thomas, MD


Urology | Male


Dr. Raju Thomas, MD is an urology doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 42 years. Dr. Thomas is affiliated with Tulane Medical Center.

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Dr. Thomas' Performance
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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (12)
in Arnaudville, La |
July 1, 2016 I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. 54 years old, overweight, 2 previous pulmonary embolism, A-FIB, high blood pressure. Baylor, MD Anderson and a local surgeon refused to operate. Dr Raju Thomas had no doubt. Within 4 weeks, I had successful surgery, 3 months later, no sign of cancer. He did get my attention and have lost weight and have started to take care of myself. Without Dr Thomas, I had no future. I am forever grateful to him.
in Kenner, LA |
I was diagnosed with renal cell carcinoma involving multiple tumors on both kidneys. In two separate operations, Dr. Raju Thomas and his team were able to successfully remove both cancerous kidneys and in the first surgery was able to salvage a non-cancerous section of my right kidney and to auto-transplant that section into my pelvic area. This surviving kidney tissue was enough to allow me to keep my renal function going and avoided my having to become a dialysis patient for life.
in Hammond La |
All positive. Md,residents,nurses and staff top professionals in their area. I have referred other patients and recommended to local MD.
in Thibodaux, LA |
I would give the highest recommendation. Dr. Thomas' competence, caring and communication skills are superior. His confidence is contagious and greatly enhances patient attitude.
in Raleigh, NC |
When facing such a serious health situation, one wants to have the best possible medical care available. With Dr. Thomas and his team at Tulane, you not only get the best Urological care possible, but behind the science you get to meet a man that is humble and human, with an approach to each patient that is fundamentally caring and based on the reasons why one becomes a doctor, to take care of others. His leadership and selflessness is evident in all members of his team. All our gratitude.
in Biloxi Mississippi |
Dr Thomas is the most efficient knowledgeable caring professional Doctor I have ever known. Will and have recommended him to friends. Words cannot express the confidence I have in Dr Thomas
in New Orleans, LA |
My experience as a family member of a patient has been extremely great, despite the difficulties tethered to my mother's illness. Dr Thomas was informative and kind through this process.
in Tegucigalpa Honduras |
Were referred to Dr. Thomas by Honduran cancer center, Dr. Flora Duarte and the experience was more than excellent.
in Carriere, MS |
Dr. Thomas is an EXCELLENT Doctor. Him and his staff are extremely friendly and very knowlegable. Throughout my medical journey he has taken the time to explain in detail what to expect. I feel very blessed to have found such a wonderful doctor and staff at Tulane.
in Gulfport, MS |
Great bed side manner and extremely knowledgeable.
in Vacherie, LA |
Dr Thomas was very professional and always explains everything thourghly. His office and staff operates very efficiently and considerately. He is excellent at diagnosing and treating symptoms. I love him.
in Tylertown Ms |
My experience was outstanding. The hole staff as great along With my hospital stay and all who were involved with My stay. Dr Thomas cares about each and every one Of his patients. Robotic Surgery is the way to go if You have a prostrate problem.
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  •  Specializes in Urology
  •  Board certified in Urology
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  •  No board actions found

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  • Urology

Conditions Treated

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypospadias
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Male Sexual Conditions
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cyst
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Testicular Atrophy
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections


  • Medical School
    University Of Bombay / Grant Medical College

    Graduated in 1975

  • Internship Hospital
    King Edward Meml Hosp

    Completed in 1975

  • Residency Hospital
    Metro Grp Hosp

    Completed in 1977

    Tulane University Hospital and Clinics

    Completed in 1982

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Natl Kidney Fdn

    Completed in 1980

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Urology

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Kidney Lesion Marsupialization
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Wound Repair