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John A. Thomas, MD - Lone Star Orthopaedic and Spine Specialists - Orthopedic Surgeons in Fort Worth and Burleson, Texas

John A. Thomas, MD

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
Specializing in Sports Medicine, Joint Replacement, General Orthopaedics & Trauma

A native of Texas, Dr. John A. Thomas graduated from Rice University with honors (cum laude). He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, where he graduated in the top 10% of his class and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.

Dr. Thomas completed his orthopaedic training at the University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston, where he was awarded the Golden Bone Resident Teaching Award and the Hutchins Award for Excellence in Orthopaedics.

Following his residency, Dr. Thomas completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the Methodist Sports Medicine Center in Indianapolis. While in Indianapolis, Dr. Thomas learned advanced techniques in the treatment of knee, shoulder, and elbow injuries. During that time, he also assisted in the care of local high school and college athletes, as well as the Indianapolis Colts.

From 2004 to 2006, Dr. Thomas was in private practice in Houston, Texas, where he was team physician for the Alief Independent School District. In early 2007, he began his practice in the Fort Worth area, subsequently becoming a partner in Lone Star Orthopaedic and Spine Specialists, PLLC.

Dr. Thomas is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and orthopaedic surgery, with an interest in knee replacement and orthopaedic fracture care.

Undergraduate Degree

Rice University, Houston, TX

Medical Degree

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Sports Medicine Fellowship

Methodist Sports Medicine Center, Indianapolis, IN

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association

Hospital Affiliations

  • Texas Health Huguley Hospital, Fort Worth South
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital, Fort Worth
  • Baylor Surgicare, Fort Worth
  • Medical City of Fort Worth 

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