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Dr. Richard Thomas, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery ·  Male · Age 52

Dr. Thomas

Tulsa Bone and Joint Associates

4812 S 109th East Ave # 300 Tulsa, OK 74146

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Dr. Richard Thomas, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Tulsa, OK and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.


Likelihood to recommend Dr. Thomas

3.9

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Wow, what a fantastic experience talking with Dr. Thomas. He took me step by step, answered all my questions and made some great suggestions. I highly recommend him for all your orthopedic needs.
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Dr. Thomas and his staff performed surgery on me for scoliosis and spinal stenosis 8-1/2 months ago. Today I had final follow-up and the surgery was declared successful after carefully monitoring the grafts these months. I haven't had any of the pain experienced before the surgery since the day after when I was able to get out of bed.
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My mother's first appointment with Dr. Thomas seems to have taken a grand total of 10 minutes, with no actual physical examination. She has had a lumbar spinal fusion surgery several years ago and did not receive any relief from it at all. Dr. Thomas WAS NOT the Dr. that performed the surgery. My Mother's second appointment, we did not even see the Dr. only his PA. The staff informed me after the appointment was over that the Dr. was never in the office on the specific day of the week.
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Dr. Thomas is an excellent doctor. Takes his time to explain what will happen. Was there every day after surgery even on day of discharge. I would highly recommend him to my family and friends.
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A good heart, pleasant professional. Caring spirit , kind very patient. Made me feel safe and taken care of.
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Biography

Dr. Richard Thomas, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Tulsa, OK and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2003
Panorama Orthopaedic & Spine Center
Fellowship Hospital
2002
University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1997
University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
Medical School
Oklahoma State University
Undergraduate School
2003
2002
1997

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Cigna PPO
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Community Care Network
Standard Network PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Thomas' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Intervertebral Disc Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Spondylolisthesis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Spondylolisthesis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Degenerative Disc Disease more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Thomas' conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection

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