Dr. Robert Thomas, MD

Pain Medicine •  Male • Age 50
  
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 14 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Thomas has more experience with Arthritis and Arthropathy and Spine than other specialists in his area. 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 accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
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
Community Care Network
Standard Network PPO
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

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Thomas

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Thomas treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Thomas treats other conditions, please contact the office at (205) 332-3160.

Arthritis and Arthropathy

Arthritis and arthropathy specialists diagnose and treat diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis that damage joints, causing pain, stiffness and swelling.Compare with other Arthritis and Arthropathy specialists.

Typically treats 76% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Arthritis more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Knee
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Osteoarthritis of Shoulder more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 80% of their peers

Spine

Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.Compare with other Spine specialists.

Typically treats 65% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Spine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Spondylosis more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

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Dr. Thomas' conditions and procedures:

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain

Dr. Thomas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Thomas

2.6

Based on 8 ratings

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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.
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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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Locations

Alabama Pain Physicians

Vestavia Hills Clinic2868 Acton Rd Vestavia, AL 35243
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    • 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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Grandview Medical Center

Birmingham, AL

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

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