Daniel S. Thomas, MD

Board Certified in Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology located in Athens, GA

About Dr. Thomas

Double board-certified interventional pain management specialist and anesthesiologist Daniel S. Thomas, MD, brings more than a decade of experience in pain management and internal medicine to Athens Spine Center in Athens, Georgia, serving men and women throughout Clarke County. 

Dr. Thomas was born and raised in Macon, Georgia. He began his professional pursuits at the University of Georgia in Athens, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in microbiology, graduating summa cum laude. Dr. Thomas subsequently enrolled at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta and obtained his Doctor of Medicine. While there, he also completed an internship in internal medicine. 

Before launching his career, Dr. Thomas completed a residency in anesthesiology at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, earning the title of chief resident. Afterward, he completed a fellowship in pain medicine, also at Duke. 

Before joining the team at Athens Spine Center, Dr. Thomas worked at Duke University as an attending anesthesiologist and assistant professor, specializing in ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia. He also served for several years at Anesthesia Consultants of Athens in Athens, Georgia. 

Dr. Thomas proudly holds membership in the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Georgia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, and the International Spine Intervention Society. He loves working with patients to ease pain and promote healthier, more active lifestyles. 

When he isn’t augmenting his professional skills or developing custom care plans, Dr. Thomas enjoys spending time with his wife Kristen, a dermatologist, and their three children. He welcomes any man or woman seeking relief from musculoskeletal pain and improved quality of life to Athens Spine Center today.


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