Dr. Robert Thomas, MD

Dr. Robert Thomas, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Robert Thomas, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Vestavia, AL and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center in 2006 and specializes in pain medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and more.Read his story

2868 Acton Rd

Vestavia, AL 35243

Contact Information

(205) 332-3160

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care of Oklahoma
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Thomas performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Thomas's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Thomas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thomas "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 medical degree from the University of Oklahoma. After an internship year in internal medicine, he completed a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Alabama Birmingham."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thomas "Dr. Thomas believes pain should be treated and managed using many modalities. Medications, procedures, physical therapy, and psychiatric therapy are modalities he often employs together to return function and quality of life to those in pain. He also recognizes the resources and time required to diagnose, treat, and monitor patients in pain. Dr. Thomas believes painful conditions should be treated in a timely manner, and he sees all new patients as soon as possible for a new patient evaluation."

4  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

29  Conditions Treated

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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 Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University Of Oklahoma
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Alabama-Birmingham (Uab)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • American Academy Of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

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

2.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thomas to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Thomas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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.
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