Dr. Eric Richard Thomas , MD



“Knowing that I’ve made an impact on someone’s life by helping them utilize their seeing ability to the fullest potential is an incredible feeling.” -Dr. Eric Thomas, MD Specializing in vitreoretinal surgery, Dr. Thomas is passionate about helping his patients preserve their eyesight. “It’s such a rewarding experience knowing that I can help my patients from becoming worse,” Dr. Thomas said. After receiving his BA from Augustana College, he received his MD from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of Missouri and his fellowship at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Thomas enjoys utilizing the latest technology to help his patients. “I enjoy working with cutting-edge technology, it’s constantly changing and advancing,” says Thomas. “Being on the ground floor of this technology will help me become a better physician.” Married with two children and another on the way, he enjoys spending time with his family and watching sports.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 19 Years

Languages Spoken: English

Education & Training

Medical School: Sanford School Of Medicine The University Of South Dakota

Graduation Date: in 2001

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Windom Area Hospital
  • Avera Mckennan Hospital & University Health Center
  • Sanford Medical Center
  • Murray County Medical Center

Specialties: Ophthalmology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry IA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthPartners MN CareChoices
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Plus
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Medica Choice
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Thomas's Office Information

Website: ophthalmologyltd.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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