John A. Thomas, M.D.Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Meet John A. Thomas, M.D.

    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specialized 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 orthopedic training at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, 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, Indiana. While in Indianapolis, Dr. Thomas learned advanced techniques in the treatment of knee, shoulder, and elbow injuries. 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 a 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 orthopedic surgery, with an interest in knee replacement and orthopedic fracture care.

    Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

    University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston, Texas

    Sports Medicine Fellowship

    Methodist Sports Medicine Center – Indianapolis, Indiana

    Medical Degree

    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School – Dallas, Texas

    Undergraduate Degree

    Rice University – Houston, Texas

    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 at Fort Worth
    • Medical City Fort Worth
    Location information
    Burleson Location

    Burleson Location

    215 Old Highway 1187
    Burleson, TX 76028
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    Fort Worth Office

    Fort Worth Location

    929 Lipscomb Street
    Fort Worth, TX 76104
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