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About Dr. Walter A Thomas Jr MD
Dr. Walter A Thomas Jr has 2 locations
Dr. Walter A Thomas Jr has the following 1 specialty
- Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Walter A Thomas Jr has the following 15 expertise
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Joint Replacement
- Sports Medicine
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Hip Surgery
- Herniated Disc
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
- Joint Pain/Swelling
- Bone Fracture
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Walter A Thomas Jr - Posted on September 18th, 2015
Self-verified patient of Dr. Walter A Thomas Jr - Posted on December 27th, 2013
I had my torn Rotator Cuff surgically repaired by Dr. Thomas. The staff and Dr. Thomas are professional and top notch. The surgical procedure and follow-up care were excellent, and I had great results. Dr. Thomas takes the necessary time to explain and answer questions. I highly recommend Dr. Thomas and his staff.
Simply the best
Self-verified patient of Dr. Walter A Thomas Jr - Posted on September 16th, 2013
Finding Dr. Thomas was a god send. Despite a questionable prognosis by 2 surgeons he was able to reattach a massive full-thickness tear to my primary shoulder tendon using 7 anchors. His initial review was thorough and compassionate and non-hurried. He totally answered all my wife and my pre op questions. His office staff, especially Kris, went overboard to make sure I had both a coolant pump with shoulder fitting as well as a mechanical chair outfitted in my home at time of surgery. They have called me post op and done great follow-through appointments as well as communicated effectively with my choice of P/T all at a distance of about 110 miles away. I am in no pain, was off meds after the 3rd day and have about 1/3 better reach and mobility and was able to return to work after only 2-weeks down time. Dr. Thomas is simply the best surgeon and compassionate, caring human being you will ever find. Don't even bother with a second opinion.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Walter A Thomas Jr - Posted on August 22nd, 2013
Dr. Thomas and his staff are very professional. After seeing another doctor for a partial tear in a tendon in my arm for over 9 months, I was referred to Dr. Thomas. From the moment I set the appointment , I knew he was different from other Doctors. Dr. Thomas listened carefully and asked many thoughtful questions. He carefully reviewed my case and then suggested a simple procedure. His staff scheduled the PRP injection and before I knew it I was on the mend. An excellent experience provided by all this people. After a year of struggling with my arm, I am now pain free thanks to Dr. Thomas.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Walter A Thomas Jr - Posted on May 4th, 2013
My experience with Dr. Thomas and his staff was exceptional. Everyone was so helpful and friendly. I got an appointment quickly and Dr. Thomas explained everything. I had a medial meniscus tear and he made me feel like it was something that was easily fixable - and it was. When some physical therapy did not help, we decided to operate. My surgery was scheduled quickly and the whole experience went smoothly. I had my surgery on a Thursday, saw Dr. Thomas on Monday and was in physical therapy on Tuesday and back on my feet. I never had any pain after the surgery. My results were perfect. I would highly recommend Dr. Thomas and, in fact, have recommended him to several people.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2014, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2014, 2015)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
- Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Dr. Walter A Thomas Jr Accepts the Following Insurance
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross California
- BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
- Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
- Blue Cross CA Select HMO
- Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield California
- Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
- Blue Shield CA PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- CIGNA Southern CA Value
- First Health PPO
- Health Net CA PPO
- Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Walter A Thomas Jr
Dr. Walter Thomas is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in sports medicine and general orthopaedics. Dr. Thomas completed his undergraduate studies at Pacific Union College and earned his medical degree from Loma Linda University. He performed his internship, residency and chief residency at Loma Linda University. He then completed a Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Fellowship at the University of California at San Diego. Dr. Thomas' sports medicine background includes serving as an orthopaedic consultant for Team USA Waterpolo, associate team physician for the San Diego Padres Baseball Club, San Diego Thunder, San Diego State Football Club, San Diego Gulls Hockey Club, and the San Diego State Women's Soccer Club. He previously served as the orthopaedic surgeon to the San Diego State University Rugby Team and the San Diego Thunder Semi-Pro Football Club.
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