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Alan B. Thomas, MD, PhD

Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Specializing In: Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Practice Focus:

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Arthroscopy of the Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder
  • Top Procedures:

  • Wrist Endoscopy
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Trigger Finger Release
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    About Dr. Alan Thomas

    Medical School:

  • Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA
  • Residency:

  • Orthopedic Surgery - Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
  • Fellowships:

  • Hand and Microvascular Surgery - University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Certifications:

  • Board Certification - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Pierce County Medical Society
  • Washington State Medical Association
  • Washington State Orthopaedic Association
  • Alan Thomas, a partner at Puget Sound Orthopaedics, is fellowship-trained in surgery of the hand and he has received a CAQ Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

    Dr. Thomas has been active in the orthopaedic healthcare community as a former vice president of St. Clare Hospital, has served on the Operating and Surgical Committees for St. Clare Hospital and the Medical Executive Committee for CHI Franciscan Health at St. Joseph’s Medical Center.

    He enjoys serving others in the local and global community as a chairman for an outreach committee at his church and is a member of the board of directors for The Health Project – Cambodia, which delivers medical supplies and equipment to under served people in Southeast Asia. He has traveled to Cambodia many times to provide surgical care to those in need.

    Dr. Thomas tries to keep up with his three children who are avid skiers, wake boarders and surfers.

    "I enjoy the challenges of restoring people to health through my practice. The work I did in biochemistry opened up new approaches for treating complex problems and made me a more detailed clinician."
    Dr. Alan B. Thomas, MD, PhD

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    Lakewood Clinic

    7308 Bridgeport Way West
    Suite 201
    Lakewood, Washington 98499

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    7308 Bridgeport Way West
    Suite 102
    Lakewood, Washington 98499

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