Dr. Thomas is an Eye and Facial Plastic Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeon, who has had 25 years of experience with patient care. During his time as Professor/Director of Oculofacial Plastic Surgery, he trained multiple physicians both at home and overseas. Dr. Thomas has been named multiple years on “America’s Top Ophthalmologists,” Castle Connelly’s “Top Doctors,” and the “Best Doctors” lists. His expertise lies in a comprehensive range of reconstructive and cosmetic oculofacial surgeries, covering areas such as periocular skin cancer and lesions, ptosis repair, orbital tumors, entropion and ectropion repair, lacrimal system and tearing disorders, and thyroid eye disease. Additionally, Dr. Thomas focuses on cosmetic eyelid and facial rejuvenation to help patients achieve their desired aesthetic goals. He utilizes both minimally invasive nonsurgical treatments such as Botox and fillers, as well as cosmetic surgical procedures including “eyelid lifts” (blepharoplasty), and brow and cheek lifts to achieve a more youthful appearance.
Dr. Thomas received both his BA and MD degrees in 6 years by being selected to the competitive combined program with Lehigh University and the Medical College of Pennsylvania. Dr. Thomas achieved an Ophthalmology Residency at Brown University School of Medicine/Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, RI. He completed a Fellowship in Oculoplastic & Orbital Surgery at the W.K. Kellogg Eye Center/University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI as well as an additional Fellowship in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery at the Plastic Surgery Center of the Pacific located in Honolulu, HI.
Outside of work, Dr. Thomas enjoys spending time with his friends and family, particularly with his 3 college-aged children. He values being active and outdoors and can be found at crossfit, hiking, biking, or playing tennis. He enjoys overseas travel for pleasure, medical teaching, and mission trips.