Education & Training

Paul Thomas, M.D., is an associate professor in Orthopaedic Surgery at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree in 1983 from the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences in Memphis. This was followed by residency at the Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics, also in Memphis.

Board-certified in orthopaedic surgery, Dr. Thomas was a clinical professor at the University of Tennessee Medical Trauma Center in Knoxville prior to joining the then Franklin Bone & Joint Clinic in 1991.

He is among the Vanderbilt sports medicine physicians who treat athletes throughout the world, including U.S. Olympic team members. He is currently on the Athletic Board of the University of Tennessee, and was recognized as Williamson County Hospital Physician of the Year.

Education University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences, 1983
Residency Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics, Memphis, TN

Board Certifications

Orthopaedic Surgery

Paul Thomas, M.D., is board certified in orthopaedic surgery.

Community Involvement

A native of Middle Tennessee, Dr. Thomas is a founding board member of the Franklin YMCA and the Williamson County Parks & Recreation. He and his high school sweetheart have been married for nearly 40 years and have six children.

Dr. Thomas has traveled abroad extensively doing mission work, including in China through the Show Hope ministry. There, he led a group of Vanderbilt physicians who operated on orphaned children throughout China.