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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thomas Bliss is Excellent. Dr. Bliss has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. Thomas Bliss, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Bliss graduated from Georgetown University, Washington. He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2011, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Rhode Island
Orthopaedic Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Bliss has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Rhode Island Hospital 
  • The Miriam Hospital 


  • Portuguese

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Additional Information
Dr. Thomas Francis Bliss MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 42 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Thomas F. Bliss practice?
Dr. Thomas Bliss has 1 office location.
Dr. Thomas Bliss practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Providence, RI.
See Providence Orthopedic Surgeons.