Randall C. Thomas Jr., DPM

 Randall C. Thomas Jr., DPM FACFAS Podiatric   Surgeon

 Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon in Columbus and Dublin   OH

 Clintonville/Dublin Foot & Ankle Group        Dr. Randall   Thomas joined the practice in July 2014. He has extensive   training and knowledge in all aspects of foot and ankle care.

Dr. Thomas'website: http://www.ohiofootandanklesurgeon.com 

Did you know Dr. Thomas was the first surgeon to perform minimal invasive bunion surgeries in Central Ohio? For more details see http://www.ohiobunion.com                               

From the Desk of Dr. Thomas: "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.”

About Dr. Thomas:   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 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
Minimal Invasive Surgery and Advanced Techniques, 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 Residency

Vice Chief of Podiatry Doctors Hospital

Section Chair Podiatry at Riverside Methodist Hospital

Board of Directors Polaris Surgery Center in affiliation with OhioHealth

Past Member of the Riverside Methodist Hospital Critical Limb Care Center

Past Associate Director of the OhioHealth Foot & Ankle Surgery Residency Program

Affiliations
Grant Medical Center
Doctor’s Hospital
Riverside Methodist Hospital
Dublin Methodist Hospital
Polaris Surgery Center

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

Ohio Foot & Ankle Medical Association Surgical Symposium Lecturer and Moderator

American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Research Poster Presentations

Research

Grant Medical Center

  • First Ray Reconstruction using the Masquelet Technique: A Case Series. Randall Thomas DPM, Nathaniel Preston DPM, Rona Law DPM PGY-3, John Thompson DPM PGY-2.
    • Accepted for presentation 2020 ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference
  • Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of a Neglected Posterior Pilon Variant Fracture in an Uncontrolled Diabetic with Peripheral Neuropathy: A Case Report and Literature Review. Randall Thomas DPM, Nathaniel Preston DPM PGY-3, Chandana Halaharvi DPM PGY-1.
    • Submitted and presented 2017 ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference
  • Epidermal Inclusion Cyst with Rupture & Foreign Body Giant Cell Reaction Treated with Surgical Excision and Rotational Flap Closure: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Randall Thomas DPM, Nathaniel Preston DPM PGY-3, Michael Johnson DPM PGY-2.
    • Submitted and presented 2017 ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference
  • Reconstruction of a Traumatic 1st Ray with an Induced Pseudosynovial Membrane & Autologous Cortico-Cancellous Bone Graft: A Case Report. Randall Thomas DPM, Nathaniel Preston DPM PGY-2, Trevor Black DPM PGY-3.
    • Submitted and Presented at 2017 ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference
  • Synovial Cell Sarcoma of the Ankle: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Randall Thomas DPM, Marcus Richardson DPM PGY-1
    • Submitted and Presented Ohio Health Research Sharing Day 2016
  • Advancement Flap for Recalcitrant Posterior Leg Ulceration. Randall Thomas DPM, Nisha Shah DPM, PGY-1, and Jessica Olson PGY-2
    • ACFAS 2016 Annual Scientific Conference Case Poster
  • Percutaneous Tendon Achilles Lengthening: A Prospective Surgical and Radiographic Analysis. Randall Thomas DPM, Lee Hlad DPM, Timothy Holmes DPM, and Jamie Jenkins II PhD
    • Accepted for Presentation 2014 ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference and 2014 OHFAMA Gerard Yu Scientific Paper Competition Honorable Mention Award. Pending submission for publication.
  • 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
    • Accepted for Presentation 2014 ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference. Pending submission for publication.
  • 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
    • Accepted for Presentation 2014 ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference. Presented 2013 Grant Medical Center Research Sharing Day.
  • State of Care for Charcot Neuroarthropathy of the Foot and Ankle. Randall Thomas DPM and Christopher Hyer DPM.
  • Surgical Management of Midfoot Charcot Neuroarthropathy: Case Report. Randall Thomas DPM, Danielle McKenna DPM, and Richard Weiner DPM
    • Presented 2013 ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference and 2012 Grant Medical Center Research Sharing Day. Submitted to 2013 OHFAMA Gerard Yu Scientific Paper Competition
  • Plantar Approach for Excision of Morton’s Neuroma: Technique Guide and Literature Review. Jacqueline Donovan DPM, Randall Thomas DPM, and Carl Sharp DPM
    • Presented 2013 Grant Medical Center Research Sharing Day.
  • Treatment of Talar Head Osteomyelitis: Case Report. Lee Hlad DPM, Randall Thomas DPM, and Daniel Logan DPM
    • Presented 2012 ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference and 2012 Grant Medical Center Research Sharing Day.
  • Unilateral Lower Extremity Lymphedema Case Report and Literature Review. Randall Thomas DPM
    • Submitted to 2012 OHFAMA Gerard Yu Scientific Paper Competition.

 

Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine

  • 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
    • Presented 2010 Barry University 20th Annual AGNES Seminar.

 

University of New England

  • Racial Stereotyping in the Perception of Athletic Performance. Randall Thomas and Kilian Garvey PhD
    • Presented 2005 Annual Arts and Sciences Research and Scholarship Symposium.
  • Biological Characteristics of Political Affiliation. Randall Thomas and Kilian Garvey PhD
    • Presented 2005 Annual Arts and Sciences Research and Scholarship Symposium.

 

Publications

Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery                                                                                               2021

  • July Effect in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency. Dominick Casciato DPM, John Thompson DPM, Rona Law DPM, Mallory Faherty PhD, Ian Barron DPM, Randall Thomas DPM

Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association                                                            2020

  • Reconstruction of a Traumatic Partial First-Ray Amputation with the Use of an Induced Pseudosynovial Membrane and Corticocancellous Autograft: A Case Report. Nathaniel Preston DPM, Trevor Black DPM, Randall Thomas DPM

Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare Journal                                                                           2018

  • Epidermal Inclusion Cyst with Foreign-Body Reaction Treated with Surgical Excision and Rotational Skin Flap Closure: A Case Report. Nathaniel Prestion DPM, Michael Johnson DPM, Randall Thomas DPM

Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants                                                      2018

  • Plantar Fasciitis: A Review of Treatments. Linsey Luffy PA-C, John Grosel MD, Randall Thomas DPM, Eric So DPM. CME Article

Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery                                                                                               2017

  • What is the Current Role and Factors for Success of the Journal Club in Podiatric Foot and Ankle Surgery Residency Training Programs? Eric So DPM, Christopher Hyer DPM, Marcus Richardson DPM, Randall Thomas DPM

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Scientific Literature Review                          2014

  • Spinal Cord Stimulation is Effective in Management of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome I: Fact or Fiction?

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Scientific Literature Review                          2013

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