Dr. Tom Thomas, MD

Dr. Tom Thomas, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
(86)
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Dr. Tom Thomas, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery doctor who practices in Boston, MA. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 7 years.Read his story

450 Brookline Ave

Boston, MA 02215

Contact Information

(617) 632-6140

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
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Top Care Areas

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Peritonsillar Abscess
very high
more than 99% of peers
Oral Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Tongue Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Thomas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thomas "Comprehensive head and neck cancer care"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thomas "Compassionate cancer care that is rooted in evidence based medicine"
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Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery
  • Otolaryngic Skull Base Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Medicine Otolaryngology
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Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery within the Head & Neck
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deviated Septum
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sore Throat
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Howard Univ Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Hospital University Of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thomas to family and friends
4.9
based on 86 total reviews (74 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (86)

  • 5
    (84)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Thomas' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (74)

in Matawan, NJ |
Dr. Thomas examined me and found a small spot on my tongue. He preformed a biopsy and it was discovered to be malignant. Dr.Thomas explained in detail to me the next steps which included surgery to remove the cancer. He was compassionate and answered all my questions and my concerns. Thanks to him,...more
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Great experience overall. The most important part of the treatment for these scary illnesses are the Trust you have with the provider. From first visit itself he earned the complete trust and guided us well through out.
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in Morris Plains, NJ |
I saw Dr. Thomas because I had a enlarged thyroid and I just couldn't stand it anymore. I was actually having a hard time swallowing. I ended up needing to get the left side of my thyroid out, and the incision is very minimal. Dr. Thomas is very good doctor and surgeon. He has a great bedside...more
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in Wayne |
I saw Dr. Thomas for a lipoma on my neck. He did a great job in getting the proper tests done, diagnosing, and surgery / removal. The surgical area has healed very nicely and I'm so happy that I was referred to him. I would highly recommend him without any hesitation.
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in Bridgewater, NJ |
A diagnosis of any cancer is very upsetting and naturally, you want the best doctor to take care of you. I believe we were lucky enough to find Dr. Thomas. Not only did he provide a compassionate ear, but he went above and beyond in terms of expertise. I never felt like I was rushed at appointments...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Thomas accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Blue with Managed Care Behavioral Health HMO
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • PHP-Physicians Health Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts Health Plans
    Tufts PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Thomas has admitting privileges

Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis St
Boston, MA 02115
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Dana - Farber Cancer Institute
450 Brookline Ave
Boston, MA 02215
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