Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences

Surgery

Faculty and Staff

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

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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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