Michelle Thomas, PA-C

University Orthopedic Specialists

Specialties

Conservative Management of Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis
Knee and Hip Arthroplasty
Revision Arthroplasty
Adult Lower Extremity Reconstruction

Special Interests

Integrative Medicine
Surgical Assist

ABOUT PA-C THOMAS

Michelle moved to Tucson from Seattle in 2000. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona with a Master’s in Public Health and of Northern Arizona University Physician Assistant program. Michelle has specialized in orthopedic surgery throughout her career as a PA. She works in the clinic at University Orthopedic Specialists with Dr. Miller. She also assists Dr. Miller in the OR and with management of patients during their hospital stay. Michelle is also a fellow in the University of Arizona Fellowship in Integrative Medicine. Prior to becoming a PA Michelle earned a Master’s degree in Oriental Medicine and spent over a decade working in complimentary medicine as a massage therapist and acupuncturist.

ACCEPTED INSURANCES
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage
  • BCBS Neighborhood
  • Care1st/ ONECare
  • Cigna
  • Health Choice/ Health Choice Generations
  • Health Net
  • Health Net Tricare
  • Health Net Ambetter
  • Humana
  • Humana Medicare “Humana Gold”
  • Mercy Care Plan/ Mercy Care Advantage (Medicare)
  • University Family Care (UFC)/ UFC Advantage (Medicare)
  • United Health Care (UHC)/ Pacificare
  • UHC Military & Veterans (Tricare)
  • UHC Community Care (APIPA)/ APIPA Medicare

* pending credentialing / contracting

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PROCEDURES
  • Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty
  • Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty
  • Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty
  • Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty
  • Knee Injections
  • Hip Injections

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