Dr Thomas urologist at Tulane Doctors in New Orleans


Professor and Chair of Urology, Chief of Robotics, Endourology, Laparoscopy, & Stone Disease

Areas of Specialty

  • Robotic urologic surgery
  • Minimally invasive urologic surgery
  • Urologic endourology
  • Laparoscopy
  • Lithotripsy
  • Diseases of the prostate
  • Ureteroscopic retrograde endopyelotomy
  • Radical perineal prostatectomy in conjunction with laparoscopy as a minimally morbid alternative for management of prostate cancer

Medical Degree

Seth G.S. Medical College of the University of Bombay, India – 1974

Residency Training

  • General Surgery Internship – Metropolitan Group of Hospitals of the University of Illinois, Chicago – 1977
  • Urology Residency – Tulane University School of Medicine – 1979-1982

Fellowship Training

Tulane University Medical Center and Tulane Primate Research Center, AUA Scholar – 1979-1980

Board Certifications

American Board of Urology Certified – 1984

Research Focus

Personalized medicine for patients with urologic malignancies; novel biomarkers and genomic classifications for prostate and kidney cancers. Safety and efficacy of minimally invasive urologic surgical procedures.