Dr. Robert Thomas, MD

Dr. Robert Thomas, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(45)
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Dr. Robert Thomas, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Highlands Ranch, CO and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.Read his story

1060 Plaza Dr

Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

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Osteoarthritis of Knee
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more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Thomas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thomas "Robert L. Thomas, M.D., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in total joint replacement surgery and fracture care, in addition to sports medicine and general orthopedics. A graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Dr. Thomas completed his orthopedic training and fellowship in sports medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, with additional post-graduate training in Cambridge, England. Dr. Thomas has practiced medicine for more than 20 years and during that time has completed more than 4,000 hip and knee replacements, including anterior total hip replacements, unicondylar (or partial) knee replacements. He also specializes in knee arthroscopy. Dr. Thomas applies the "golden rule" when it comes to patient care, striving to take care of people as he would want to be taken care of himself. He believes it's important for patients to know, especially when it comes to arthritic pain, there are nonsurgical options, and surgery is always a last resort. Outside of work, Dr. Thomas enjoys spending time with his wife and four children. He's spent many years coaching his children's basketball and baseball teams, and he also enjoys running and skiing."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thomas "Our orthopedics experts partner with patients to provide customized treatment plans that consider all non-surgical and surgical options. We specialize in minimally invasive surgery for orthopedic problems of the hip, knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle. Our surgeons offer leading edge treatments and advanced pain-control techniques."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • 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
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Prosthetic Joint Mechanical Failure
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Med College Wi Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thomas to family and friends
4.9
based on 45 total reviews (21 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

  • 5
    (43)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (21)

in Highlands Ranch
Dr. Thomas is an excellent surgeon which not only means his clinical skills are top notch but his patient interaction is also great. He always takes the time to answer all my questions and understand my concerns. I would absolutely recommend Dr. Thomas!
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in Arvada, CO
Dr. Thomas was recommended by my primary care physician. My results were outstanding! I could not be more pleased with the whole experience. I quickly developed a high level of confidence in Dr. Thomas, as a result of his caring and knowledge. The team ensured I was well prepared pre & post...more
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in Highlands Ranch, CO
Dr. Thomas was very professional & knowledgeable. I went in and it was determined I needed a total knee replacement. He did an outstanding job & my knee is feeling better than it has for a long time. After surgery, I received follow up emails to see how I was doing. He is caring & I would...more
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in Centennial
Very personable, caring & knowledgeable...he was easy to speak with Dr Thomas & quickly earned my trust
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in Highlands Ranch, CO.
Dr. Thomas was warm and personable. He offered options for my choosing. Good information was proved in written form. Encouraged to call with questions and concerns. I would recommend Dr. Thomas and Panorama Orthopedics & Spine Center.
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