Dr. Unni Thomas, MD

Dr. Unni Thomas, MD

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Hematology  ·  
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52 y/o
(18)

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Dr. Unni Thomas, MD is a hematology specialist in Jacksonville, FL and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in hematology and oncology.Read his story

Cancer Specialists of North Florida

5742 Booth Rd Ste A

Jacksonville, FL 32207
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Blood Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Anemia
very high
more than 95% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 91% 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. Unni Thomas is board certified in hematology, internal medicine, and medical oncology and practices at the Cancer Specialists of North Florida Southside and Baptist South locations. Dr. Thomas has been chief of oncology at Baptist for the past 10 years and spearheaded the development of the Cancer Specialists of North Florida practice there. Dr. Thomas chose to join Cancer Specialists of North Florida because we are an organization that always puts the interests of the patient first. "We provide state of the art, efficient, compassionate care in a community setting," he adds. Dr. Thomas believes it is extremely gratifying to help our patients, several of whom face life treating illnesses, live longer and healthier lives. He is optimistic about advancements in cancer treatment on the horizon with continuing advances in targeted therapies and a new era of personalized medicine. "The patient always comes first," he says. Patients need to be treated with courtesy, dignity, compassion and respect. Born in New Delhi, India, Dr. Thomas comes from a family of physicians. After losing his father to metastatic prostate cancer, he began to consider a medical career specializing in oncology. "I was inspired by the intelligence and compassion of his treating oncologists," Dr. Thomas says. After completing medical school in India, he moved to New York for his internship and residency. Dr. Thomas says he continues to love the interaction with his patients who display incredible courage and fortitude in the face of devastating illnesses. Dr. Thomas enjoys spending time with his wife and four children and golfing is one of his passions. "
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2  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Oncology

3  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

90  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Chemotherapy
  • Genetic Testing
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment
  • Intrathecal Chemotherapy
  • PET Scan
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Madras Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Madras Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Brooklyn Hospital Center At Downtown Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Winthrop-University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Winthrop University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

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

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thomas to family and friends
18 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

My husband passed two years ago. When we went into his office the first time he told us my husband had Stage 4 Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma. He gave us false hope and never told us the real deal (he would die). He instead had my husband go through Chemo, Radiation, Stem Cell Transplant (which failed...more
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Dr. Thomas is amazing. He genuinely cares for his patients. My husband was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer and our experience over the past six months has been life altering. He goes above and beyond the call of duty. Is highly dependable and always available. He has amazing bedside manner...more
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Dr Unni Thomas was a HUGE part in a team that saved my life. I have been in remission going on 4 years from stage 4 bladder cancer. I would not only recomend by refer my family memebers to Dr Thomas.
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