About Dr. Michael J Thomas

Dr. Michael J Thomas, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Covington, LA. He has 24 years of experience. His specialties include Surgery and Bariatric Medicine. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

4 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael J Thomas is Great. Dr. Michael J Thomas has been rated by 4 patients. From those 4 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Michael J Thomas is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

SURGICAL SPECIALISTS OF LA

7015 Highway 190 East Service Rd Ste 200
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 234-3000

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Specialties

Dr. Michael J Thomas has the following 2 specialties

  • Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine

    Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
    The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
    Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
    One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Michael J Thomas has the following 2 expertise

  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

Board Certifications

Dr. Michael J Thomas is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Five Stars

Such a caring physician. The entire clinic was so welcoming.

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Super good dr

Love dr Thomas he is so helpful!!

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15 minutes
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  • Education

    24 Years Experience

  • Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1994

  • Lsu Health Sciences

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

SURGICAL SPECIALISTS OF LA, 7015 Highway 190 East Service Rd Ste 200, Covington, LA
Uploaded January 1, 2012

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