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Anthony Thomas, MD

216.445.3651

Anthony Thomas, MD

Appointed: 1982

Anthony Thomas, MD
Department: Urology
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code NA205
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
WorkAppointment:216.445.3651
WorkFax:216.445.2267
Surgeon:
No
Treats:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

After graduating from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Ohio, Dr. Thomas completed his internship at the Detroit Receiving Hospital and his surgical and urology residencies at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Thomas remained on the staff at Wayne State University as an associate professor of urology until 1982, when he joined The Cleveland Clinic. Among the many organizations to which he belongs, Dr. Thomas is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Urological Association, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the American Society of Andrology.

Education & Fellowships

Graduate - Case Western Reserve University
Ethics
Cleveland, OH USA
2008
Residency - Wayne State University School of Medicine
Urology
Detroit, MI USA
1976
Residency - Wayne State University School of Medicine
General Surgery
Detroit, MI USA
1971
Internship - Detroit Receiving Hospital and University Health Center
Rotating Internship
Detroit, MI USA
1970
Medical School - University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, OH USA
1969
Undergraduate - Xavier University
Cincinnati, OH USA
1965

Certifications

  • Urology

Specialty Interests

Reproductive and pediatric ethics

Treatment & Services

  • Urology

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. The Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, the Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 3/9/2012, Dr. Thomas has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by the Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about the Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers’ discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

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