Office in Corpus Christi
  • Areas of Practice:
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Ryan B. Thomas

About Ryan B. Thomas, M.D.

Dr. Ryan Thomas is a board certified, subspecialty-trained orthopedic surgeon who completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the Hand Center in San Antonio. Dr. Thomas grew up in Corpus Christi and then attended the University of Texas in Austin. He graduated with honors from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and completed residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Dr. Thomas constantly strives to understand how patients define excellent service and care, and as a result can deliver an overall better surgical experience and outcomes.

Doctor Info

Education & Training

  • University of Texas Austin, Austin, TX – B.S. in Biology
  • University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, Galveston, TX – M.D.
  • University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX – Orthopaedic Resident
  • Hand Center of San Antonio, San Antonio, TX – Hand & Upper Extremity Fellowship

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • Texas Medical Association
  • Nueces County Medical Society
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Texas Orthopaedic Association

Honors & Awards

  • Texas Super Doctors  (2018 -Present)
  • Texas Rising Stars (2015-2017)

Common surgical treatments and procedures of the hand, wrist, and elbow include, but are not limited to, those listed below.

Wrist Arthroscopy

Commonly used to treat:

  • Chronic Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Fractures
  • Ganglion Cysts
  • Ligament and TFCC Tears
  • Carpal Tunnel Release


Elbow Arthroscopy
Commonly used to treat:

  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Removal of Loose Bodies (Cartilage or Bone Fragments)
  • Scar Tissue Release
  • Osteoarthritis (OA) or Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
  • However, some injuries may be performed more effectively with an open, traditional procedure**


Internal or External Fixation for Fractures
Commonly used to treat:

  • Distal Radius Fractures
  • Distal Ulnar Fractures
  • Radial Head Fractures
  • Fractures of the Elbow
Our Office
Phone: (361) 854-0811
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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