Biography

Dr. Thomas is originally from Dallas, TX and received his initial medical training at Ross University School of Medicine. He then went onto the University of Oklahoma – Tulsa for training in Internal Medicine. There he received the award for Excellence in Resident Research. After graduating residency, he served on faculty at the University of Oklahoma as an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine. His positions at that time included Clerkship Director for the inpatient curriculum as well as an academic hospitalist. He has received two nominations for the Aesculapian Award, which is awarded to the clinician who is found be in the category of excellence as a teacher. He has served as a mentor for numerous students and residents before transitioning to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center as a faculty member. He hopes to continue to teach and bring the love of medicine to residents and students alike. He currently serves on the national ACP committee for Volunteerism. His field of interests include resident and medical student education as well as preventive medicine. Dr. Thomas’ interests outside of medicine include enjoying time with his family, playing and coaching basketball and going to church.

Education

Medical School
Ross University School of Medicine (2013)
Residency
University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine (2016), Internal Medicine

Research Interest

  • Care for the Underserved
  • Hospital Readmissions
  • Preventive Medicine (Diabetes, Hypertension, Coronary Artery Disease)

Honors & Awards

  • Resident Award for Excellence in Resident Research
    University of Oklahoma, School of Community Medicine (2016)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • National ACP Volunteerism Committee (2019)
  • American College of Physicians (2013)