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Dr. Robert Thomas, MD

Pain Medicine ·  Male · Age 49

Dr. Thomas

Alabama Pain Physicians

2868 Acton Rd Vestavia, AL 35243

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Dr. Robert Thomas, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Vestavia, AL and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center in 2006 and specializes in pain medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and more.


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(205) 332-3160

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
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

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Dr. Thomas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Chronic Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome more than 99% of his peers

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

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 his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

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
  • 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

About Me

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...

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
2012
2009
2006

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Dr. Thomas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Thomas

2.6

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
50%
(4)

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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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Locations

Alabama Pain Physicians

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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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