Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
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Faculty and Staff

Michael L. Thomas, M.D., FACS
Chair, Department of Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

918-747-5322

Postgraduate Training | Education | Licensure/Memberships | Professional Experience | Honors & Awards | Research/Publications | Community and Institutional Service



 

 

 

 

 


Postgraduate Training

1996 – 2001, General Surgery Residency
University of Kansas School of Medicine – Wichita
Wichita, KS

Education

2012 – 2013, Master of Business Administration
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

1992 – 1996, Doctor of Allopathic Medicine University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock, AR

1987 – 1989, Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy
University of Central Arkansas
Conway, AR

1985 – 1987, Associate of Science in Respiratory Therapy University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, AR

Licensure/Memberships

Oklahoma Medical License # 23767 - Active

American Board of Surgery - Initial Board certification: 2-28-02 # 05832
Recertification 12-08-2011

2011 - BLS and ACLS Certified

2012 - ATLS certified

2013 - Lean Six-Sigma Champion

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons # 03060672

Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

Professional Experience

2006 – Present, Chairman, Department of Surgery Assistant Professor of Surgery

Oklahoma State University Center for Health Tulsa, OK

2006 – Present, Staff General Surgeon
Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Tulsa, OK

2008 – Present, Staff General Surgeon
Saint Francis Hospital South
Tulsa, OK

2011 – Present, Staff General Surgeon
Saint Francis Hospital
Tulsa, OK

2013 – Present, Staff General Surgeon
Creek Nation/Okmulgee Memorial Hospital
Okmulgee, OK

2013 – Present, Staff General Surgeon
Post-Acute Medical Specialty Hospital
Tulsa, OK

3/2003 - 12/2003, Staff General Surgeon
Cedar Valley Medical Specialists, PC
Waterloo, IA

7/2001 - 12/2002, Staff General Surgeon
Tallgrass Surgical Specialists, PC
Topeka, KS

1985 – 1986, Shift Supervisor ICU/ER, Respiratory Therapy University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, AR

1990 – 1992, Respiratory Therapist, ICU
Arkansas Children’s Hospital
Little Rock, AR

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Chief Surgical Resident of the Year, 2001
University of Kansas School of Medicine – Wichita

Outstanding Senior Medical Student, 1996
Student National Medical Association

President, Student National Medical Association, 1994 – 1995

Education & Research Fund Scholarship
Academic performance, sophomore year
American Medical Association

Research/Publications

Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy versus Surgical Gastrostomy:
A Retrospective Review

  1. Presented at the Kansas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, 9/2001
  2. Submitted for publication, SAGES

True Aneurysm of the Thyrocervical Trunk: A Case Report and Literature Review

  1. Published, Annals of Vascular Surgery, 9/2000

Retained Central Venous Catheter Fragment in the Inominate Vein and Superior Vena Cava

  1. Submitted for publication, American Surgeon

Antithrombin III in Patients with Severe Sepsis – A Multinational, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo Controlled Phase III Study

  1. Associate Clinical Investigator

COMMUNITY AND INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE

2014 – Present, Chief of Staff
Oklahoma State University Medical Center

2012 – 2014, Vice Chief of Staff
Oklahoma State University Medical Center

2010 – Present, Section Chief
Department of Surgery
Oklahoma State University Medical Center

2010 – Present, Chairman
Department of Surgery
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences

2013 – Present, Advisor
Oklahoma Trauma and Emergency Response Advisory Council

2010 – 2012, Medical Director
Arubah Community Clinic
Collinsville, OK

 

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