Dr. Robert Thomas, MD

Pain MedicineMaleAge 51

Dr. Thomas

Alabama Pain Physicians

2868 Acton Rd Vestavia, AL 35243

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(205) 332-3160

Dr. Robert Thomas, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Vestavia, AL and has over 15 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center medical school in 2006. He is affiliated with Grandview Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Thomas to book an appointment.

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Dr. Thomas' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Chronic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Chronic Pain more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Spine
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Thomas' conditions and procedures:

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lipedema
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Dr. Thomas accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care of Oklahoma
Freedom PPO
Life and Health Oklahoma
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

Dr. Thomas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Thomas

2.6

Based on 8 ratings

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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I WAS TOTALLY IMPRESSED WITH HIM. IF YOU HAVE A VALID PAIN, HE WILL HELP YOU ANYWAY INSIDE THE LAW. THIS IS THE GREATEST IN THE AREA.
What went well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Thomas believes pain should be treated and managed using many modalities. Medications, procedures, physical therapy, and psychiatric therapy are modalities...Read more

Biography

Dr. Thomas grew up in Oklahoma and graduated from Tulane University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Economy and Philosophy. Dr. Thomas received his...Read more

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Pain Research
  • Phlebology
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

University Of Oklahoma
Internship Hospital
2012
American Academy Of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Fellowship Hospital
2009
University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB)
Residency Hospital
2006
University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
Medical School
,

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What are Dr. Robert Thomas, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Thomas frequently treats Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome, Chronic Pain, and Osteoarthritis of Spine. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Thomas treats.

Where is Dr. Robert Thomas, MD's office located?

Dr. Thomas' office is located at 2868 Acton Rd, Vestavia, AL 35243. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Alabama Pain Physicians

Vestavia Hills Clinic2868 Acton Rd Vestavia, AL 35243
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Thomas is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Grandview Medical Center

Birmingham, AL

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average