Arul M. Thomas, MD| Liver Transplant Surgery, Transplant Hepatology | MedStar Health

Arul M. Thomas, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (459 reviews)

Specialties: Liver Transplant Surgery, Transplant Hepatology

Languages: English

(877) 680-8192

About me

Arul “Ron” Thomas, MD is a transplant hepatologist and gastroenterologist in the MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute. He has a special interest in autoimmune diseases, coagulation dysfunction in liver disease, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, and pediatric to adult transition. He is involved in research efforts in these areas. He strives to help patients navigate complex diseases and reach successful outcomes. He is also an avid medical educator and enjoys teaching students, housestaff and fellows. A native of the D.C. area, Dr. Thomas sees patients at MedStar Georgetown University, MedStar Washington Hospital Center and in Annapolis.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Chronic Liver Disease
  • Congenital Cystic Liver
  • Liver Failure
  • Liver Mass
  • Liver Metastases
  • Liver Transplant
  • Metabolic Liver Disease
  • Necrosis Of Liver
  • Partial Hepatectomy
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Chronic Liver Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Congenital Cystic Liver
  • Congenital Hepatic Fibrosis
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Failure
  • Liver Mass
  • Liver Metastases
  • Metabolic Liver Disease
  • Necrosis Of Liver
  • Portal Hypertension
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Procedures I perform

  • Combined Transplant (KIDNEY-LIVER)
  • Heterotopic Liver Transplant
  • Liver Transplant
  • Living Donor Liver Transplant
  • Partial Hepatectomy
  • Pretransplant Clearance
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center 2nd Fl
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-3700

Fax 877-680-8194

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2629 Riva Road
Suite 110
Annapolis, MD, 21401

202-444-3700

Fax 877-690-8193

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106 Irving Street Northwest
POB Ste 215
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-6389

Fax 855-778-6890

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Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage Signature and Select (aka Senior Advantage)
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Open POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Network OA
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • United Student Resources
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Tricare Prime
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Transplant Hepatology

Fellowship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2016)

Fellowship Program: Medical University of South Carolina (2015)

Residency Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (2012)

Graduate Education: University of Maryland @ Baltimore (2011)

Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine (2008)

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.9
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.9
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.9
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • Dec 1, 2023

    Dr. Thomas is the best.

  • Nov 30, 2023

    Excellent

  • Nov 9, 2023

    Dr Thomas is good at explaining what he expects from the treatment and all follow up procedures that he has set up