Randall C. Thomas Jr., DPM

Randall C. Thomas Jr., DPM

dr.tDr. Randall Thomas joined the practice in July 2014. He has extensive training and knowledge in all aspects of foot and ankle care.

“I welcome the opportunity to work for a practice which has been built on integrity, patient centered care, and surgical excellence. I offer complete care of any and all foot and ankle ailments from conservative care to the latest advancements in foot and ankle surgery. I feel it’s my responsibility to create a custom treatment plan tailored to each patient based on my comprehensive training and only perform surgery on patients when it’s necessary. I look forward to helping the community and guiding patients through the healing process.”

A native of Wilmington, North Carolina, Dr. Thomas received his undergraduate degree from the University of New England. During college Dr. Thomas competed in Men’s Varsity Basketball. He then received his medical degree from the Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine and Health Sciences in Miami, Florida, where he was a member of the Dean’s List.

Dr. Thomas completed his Residency training at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio in which he trained with over thirty-five Attending Podiatric and Orthopedic Surgeons. During his three year residency Dr. Thomas performed more than 2,000 foot and ankle surgical procedures. In addition Dr. Thomas has completed rotations in Internal and Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Rheumatology, Infectious Disease, Vascular Medicine, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, Anesthesiology, Radiology, Pathology, Dermatology, Behavioral Health and Palliative Care, Pain Management, Wound Care and Hyperbarics. Dr. Thomas has accepted a Faculty appointment at Grant Medical Center in which he will be involved in the education of Residents.

Dr. Thomas resides in Central Ohio with his wife, who is an Internal Medicine Physician, and children. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, sports, and outdoor activities.

Clinical Areas of Interest/Specialty

Foot and Rearfoot/Ankle Reconstructive Surgery, Trauma, Charcot Foot Treatment, Limb Salvage, Joint Replacement, External Fixation, and Arthroscopy.

Hospital Patient Management, Conservative Care, Research/Publication, and Teaching

Residency:

Grant Medical Center Podiatric Medicine and Surgical Residency Graduated 2014 Reconstruction Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery Certification

Medical School:

Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine and Health Sciences Graduated 2011

Dean’s List (2007 – 2011)

Undergraduate:

University of New England Graduated 2005

Men’s Varsity Basketball (Senior Captain and MVP Award 2004 – 2005)

Maine Camus Compact Unsung Hero Student Award (2005)

Psychology Department Most Outstanding Student Award (2005)

Appointments

Faculty Grant Medical Center Podiatric Surgery Residenc

Affiliations

Grant Medical Center

Doctor’s Hospital

Riverside Methodist Hospital

Dublin Methodist Hospital

Grady Memorial Hospital

The Ohio State University Medical Center

Central Ohio Surgical Institute

Certifications

AO (Podiatry Institute) Basic Course

AO (Podiatry Institute) Advanced Course

Intensive Foot and Ankle Trauma Course for Podiatrist

NBPME Part I Basic Science Examination

NBPME Part II Clinical Science Examination

NBPME Part III Examination

Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Course

American Heart Association

• Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

• Basic Life Support (BLS)

Licensure

Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, State of Ohio

Professional Associations

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

American Podiatric Medical Association

Ohio Foot and Ankle Medical Association

American Society of Podiatric Dermatology

Presentations

Ohio Health Current Concepts in Foot and Ankle Medicine and Surgery Conference

Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Ohio Health Grand Rounds

• Interesting and Challenging Cases Lecturer

Grant Medical Center Podiatric Medicine and Surgical Residency Faculty Lecture

• Current Concepts in Trauma Ankle and Pilon Fractures Lecturer

Research and Publications

Spinal Cord Stimulation is Effective in Management of Complex Regional Pain

Syndrome Fact or Fiction?

• American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Scientific Literature Review

Early Prospective Clinical Results of a Modern Fixed- Bearing Total Ankle Arthroplasty.

• American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Scientific Literature Review

Percutaneous Tendon Achilles Lengthening: A Prospective Surgical and Radiographic Analysis. Randall Thomas DPM, Lee Hlad DPM, Timothy Holmes DPM, and Jamie Jenkins II PhD

Treatment of Navicular Osteomyelitis Following Young’s Tenosuspension Flatfoot Reconstruction: Case Report and Literature Review. Randall Thomas DPM, Rebecca Sundling DPM, and Steven Szames DPM

Achilles Tendon Rupture Following Posterior Heel Spur Resection with Reattachment of Achilles Tendon: Case Report and Literature Review. Randall Thomas DPM, Kelsey Barrick DPM, and Steven Szames DPM

Surgical Management of Midfoot Charcot Neuroarthropathy: Case Report. Randall Thomas DPM, Danielle McKenna DPM, and Richard Weiner DPM

Plantar Approach for Excision of Morton’s Neuroma: Technique Guide and Literature Review. Jacqueline Donovan DPM, Randall Thomas DPM, and Carl Sharp DPM

Treatment of Talar Head Osteomyelitis: Case Report. Lee Hlad DPM, Randall Thomas DPM, and Daniel Logan DPM

Unilateral Lower Extremity Lymphedema Case Report and Literature Review. Randall Thomas DPM

Comparison of First to Second Metatarsal Length in Relationship to Hallux Abducto Valgus Formation in Thirty-Five Feet. Randall Thomas DPM and Jacqueline Buchman DPM