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Anil O. Thomas, M.D.

Anil O. Thomas, M.D.

Total Hip & Knee Surgery



Anil O. Thomas, M.D., joined Peachtree Orthopedics in September, 2014. He specializes in total hip and knee replacement surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.


  • Total hip replacement surgery and total knee replacement surgery
  • Revision hip and knee arthroplasty
  • SuperPATH total hip replacement surgery
  • Anterior total hip replacement surgery
  • Minimally invasive hip replacement with computer-assisted navigation
  • Robotic-assisted total knee replacement surgery
  • Unicompartmental (partial) knee replacement surgery



Dr. Thomas received his B.A. in chemistry from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. As an undergraduate, he was awarded with the Case Western Reserve University Trustee Scholarship and Edward M. Chester Research Scholarship. He then attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Thomas went on to complete his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at Emory University. He then completed the prestigious Otto AuFranc Fellowship in total hip and knee replacement surgery at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, There, Dr. Thomas was exposed to the advanced techniques in minimally invasive hip and knee replacements, complex primary hip and knee replacements, revision hip and knee arthroplasty, and navigation-assisted total knee and hip surgery.

Dr. Thomas employs the latest techniques and advanced strategies to provide patients with comprehensive and patient-specific care for their hip and knee degenerative joint disease.

For a detailed list of Dr. Thomas’ academic publications and presentations, please click here to see his curriculum vitae.

Fellowship: New England Baptist Hospital, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Adult Reconstruction, 2014, Boston, MA

Residency: Emory University, Orthopedic Surgery, 2013, Atlanta, GA

Medical School: University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, M.D., 2008, Cincinnati, OH

Undergraduate: Case Western Reserve University, 2004, Cleveland, OH


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Atlanta Orthopedic Society
  • International Society of Technology in Arthroplasty


Named Top Doctor by Castle Connolly

Chosen in 2023 as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor (7% of all US doctors). Castle Connolly identifies Top Doctors based on an extensive nomination process. The national physician-led research team reviews and rigorously screens all nominated physicians before selecting those regarded as the most outstanding healthcare providers in the country.

Named Top Doctor by Atlanta Magazine

Chosen in 2024 as an Atlanta Magazine Top Doc. Atlanta Magazine, 63 years in print, identifies Top Docs based on research created by PRS (Professional Research Services). It is based on an online peer-review survey sent out to physicians within the Atlanta area, garnering thousands of votes honoring excellence in all fields of medicine. Inclusion in Atlanta Magazine Top Doctors is based solely upon one’s standing among peers.

Patient Accolades

Dr. Thomas has been recognized by, an online physician rating site, for his excellent surgical outcomes and top-notch patient care. Awards are based on patient reviews of their experience and given to those physicians with the highest ratings nationwide

  • 2020, 2018, 2017 – Patient’s Choice Award: Honors doctors who provided excellent patient care, as reflected in their near perfect patient ratings.
  • 2020, 2018, 2017 – Compassionate Doctor Award: Honors doctors who treat their patients with the utmost kindness as reflected in their superior bedside manner.
  • 2020, 2018 – On-Time Doctor: Honors doctors with the shortest average wait-times as reported by their patients.


Outpatient Joint Replacement

Outpatient total joint replacement has been made possible by recent advances in technology, anesthesia, and minimally invasive surgical techniques.