About Eric L. Thomas
Eric L. Thomas, MD, is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He received his Doctorate of Medicine from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia, and completed his Internship at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, after which he served as a Naval Flight surgeon with the US Marines. After completing his tour as a flight surgeon, he returned to Surgical Residency at Naval Medical Center, San Diego. Since graduating from surgical residency in 2005, he served as Ships Surgeon on the USS John C. Stennis and Staff Surgeon at the Naval Hospital in Bremerton, Washington. Dr. Thomas left the Navy in 2009 and moved to Phoenix, Arizona. In 2011 he joined the teaching staff at Maricopa Integrated Health General surgery residency program and in 2015 started one of the nation’s first integrated robotics rotations for surgery residents. Dr. Thomas has taught medical students and residents from several different programs and has served as associate clinical professor of surgery at multiple institutions. He and his family are excited to be in our community, and he hopes to expand options for minimally invasive surgery in the Lewis-Clark Valley.