Dr Michael Thomas



Dr Michael Thomas is an upper limb specialist. He graduated from the University of Wales College of Medicine in 1993 with Bachelor degrees in medicine and surgery.

He undertook basic and advanced surgical training from 1994 to 2005 in the UK, culminating in the FRCS (trauma and orthopaedics) from the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow. He then undertook a one year upper limb Fellowship at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane, before returning to the UK in 2006 to set up an upper limb orthopaedic service at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend. Dr Thomas maintains a focus on lifelong learning and his research into upper limb conditions has been presented and published regionally, nationally and internationally.

He is a founding member of the Gold Coast Hand and Limb Research Society, as well as senior staff specialist and deputy director for orthopaedic surgery at the Gold Coast University and Robina Hospitals. Dr Thomas has been appointed to Honorary Adjunct Assistant Professor at Bond University School of Medicine, and a senior lecturer at Griffith University School of Medicine. Dr T. is a Fellow of both the British and Australian Orthopaedic Association and is a Fellow in the RACS, as well as a member of the Australian Hand Surgery Society, the Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia, the Queensland Shoulder Society and the Queensland Hand Surgery Society.

In 2012 he received the Health Service districts “Growing Performance Through our People and Teams” staff excellence award for his multi-disciplinary team collaboration.

Dr T. consults online via Docto. Book a video consultation.

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