Mr Thomas qualified from the Medical School, University of Athens, in 1984. He completed his training in Orthopaedic Surgery rotating in hospitals in Nottingham, Derby and Leeds. In 1995 he was appointed as a Senior Lecturer, Hon. Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Edinburgh. Since 1996 he has been practising as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Whittington Hospital NHS Trust, London.
Mr Thomas is the Director of the MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine, UCL since its launch in 1999. He has taken part in the design of the Sports and Exercise Medicine Specialty and also he is a member of the Specialty Training Committee in London for this Specialty, leading the training of doctors in West London. He is the Academic Secretary of the British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma Association BOSTA.
He is the Editor of the Sports Orthopaedic Section for the Electronic NHS National Library, evaluating all related Sports Surgery projects presented prior to publication. He has widely presented and published articles related to Knee and Sports Surgery. He is the author of the book “Key Topics in Sports Medicine” published in 2006 by Routledge.
His main experience and interest is in Knee Surgery: knee arthroscopy, osteotomy, Primary and Revision total knee replacement and in particular knee ligament surgery such as ACL Reconstruction, PCL Reconstruction and multiple ligament problems. His other sports surgery expertise includes: hip arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy, compartment syndrome decompression and post-trauma management.
He was invited in Ghuanzhou, Canton in China to operate athletes with complex knee problems, also to teach local surgeons. He was also invited to treat patients and take part in surgery in Abu Dhabi UAE and Tampa USA.
Mr Thomas has been involved with the treatment of elite athletes. He advises Arsenal FC, Barnet FC, MK Dons, Brentford FC and Wycombe Wanderers FC. Also, he provides advice to the British Fencing, British Ski Federation, British American Football League and other sport organisations.
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