Dr. Steven C. Thomas, MD

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Dr. Steven C. Thomas, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Knee and Shoulder Institute 9499 W Charleston Blvd Ste 200, Las Vegas, NV 89117 Get Directions

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Dr. Thomas's present practice does address general orthopaedic problems, its emphasis is on sports injuries and arthroscopic treatment of knee...   Read More

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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Sports Medicine

      Board Certifications

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      • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Achilles Tendinitis
      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Ankle Sprains and Strains
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
      • Arthritis of the Shoulder
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brachial Plexus Palsy
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Elbow Bursitis
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Elbow Sprain
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
      • Femur Fracture
      • Foot Conditions
      • Foot Fracture
      • Foot Sprain
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Glenoid Labrum Tear
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Fracture
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hip Pointer Injuries
      • Hip Sprain
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Fracture
      • Knee Injuries
      • Knee Ligament Rupture
      • Knee Pain
      • Knee Sprain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
      • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
      • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteochondritis Dissecans
      • Osteopenia
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Plantar Fasciitis
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Rib Fracture
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Runner's Knee
      • Sacrum Disorders
      • Scapular Fracture
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Shoulder Diseases
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Shoulder Instability
      • Shoulder Pain
      • Shoulder Sprain
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spondylitis
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
      • Trigger Finger

      Procedures Performed

      • ACL Surgery
      • Ankle Arthroscopy
      • Arm Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
      • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
      • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
      • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Surgery
      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • De Quervain's Release
      • Elbow Arthroscopy
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Elbow Tenotomy
      • Excision of Femur or Knee
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
      • Fracture Care
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Joint Drainage
      • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Cartilage Repair
      • Knee Debridement
      • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
      • Knee Replacement
      • Knee Surgery
      • Knee Tendon Repair
      • Neuroplasty
      • Physical Therapy
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Finger Release
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1984

      • Internship Hospital
        John Hopkins Hospital

        Completed in 1984

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Washington Medical Center

        Completed in 1989

      • Undergraduate School
        University Of Utah

        Graduated in 1979

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Portuguese
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Thomas' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Why Does Experience Matter?

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      Dr. Thomas' Care Philosophy

      Dr. Thomas's present practice does address general orthopaedic problems, its emphasis is on sports injuries and arthroscopic treatment of knee and shoulder problems. Dr. Thomas is an expert in the treatment of both knees and shoulders. In fact, due to their greater prevalence, Dr. Thomas treats approximately 15% more knees then he does shoulders. He is Board Certified in General Orthopaedic Surgery and also holds a Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.