B. Franklin Thomas, III, M.D.



B. Franklin Thomas,
III, M.D.


“Better is the enemy of good.” -Voltaire

EDUCATION:


  • Emory University – M.D. 6/11/73

  • Dean’s list, IFC Scholar, Pi Kappa Alpha Society Fraternity

  • Auburn University – B.S. 6/3/69

  • Auburn High School 6/65 Graduate

POST GRADUATE TRAINING:


  • Department of the Orthopedics, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester New York 7/1/78 – 6/30/79

  • Assistant Professor, Reconstructive Surgery of the Hip and Knee

  • Strong Memorial Hospital – Orthopedic Chief Resident 1977-78

  • Strong Memorial Hospital – Orthopedic Resident 7/1/75 – 6/30/78

  • Strong Memorial Hospital – Surgical Resident 7/1/74 – 6/30/75

  • Strong Memorial Hospital – Surgical Intern 7/1/73 – 6/30/74

MEDICAL PRACTICE:


  • Musculoskeletal Associates – 05/2007 – Present

  • Orthopedic Clinic of East Alabama – the Orthopedic Clinic – 07/79 – 12/2006

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:


  • Alabama Orthopedic Society

  • Alabama Medical Association

  • Lee County Medical Society

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

  • Southern Orthopedic Association

PUBLICATIONS:


  • Use of Ender Pins in the Fixation of Intertrochanteric Fractures: A Perspective Study

  • Complications of Colles Fracture

  • Irradiation as a Treatment of Heterotopic Bone Post Total Hip Reconstruction

PRESENTATIONS:


  • Ender Pines in the Fixation of Intertrochanteric Fractures – American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 45thAnnual Meetings, Dallas, Texas

  • Grade III Lateral Collateral Ligament Tears of the Ankle: Cast Brace Treatment

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 50th Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA

  • Complications of Conventional Total Hip Reconstruction: Symposium on Resurfacing Arthroplasty of Hip, May 1978, Rochester, New York

  • Ender Pines in the Treatment of Intertrochanteric and Subtrochanteric Femoral Fractures – Alabama Orthopedic Society, May 1980

  • Complications of Total Reconstruction – Alabama Orthopedic Society, May 1980

  • Advance Trauma Life Support Course, Instructor: Miami, March 1981: Lee County Hospital, March 1983

We take a COMPREHENSIVE approach
to orthopedic care with the patient at
the center of our treatment plan.