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

4.9 out of 5 (200 reviews)

Specialities: 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.

Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Cirrhosis
  • Congenital Hepatic Fibrosis
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Failure
  • Portal Hypertension
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Procedures I perform

  • Combined Transplant Kidneyliver
  • Heterotopic Liver Transplant
  • Liver Transplant
  • Living Donor Liver Transplant
  • 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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106 Irving Street Northwest
Pob Ste 215
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-6389

Fax 855-778-6890

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2629 Riva Road
Annapolis, MD, 21401

202-444-3700

Fax 877-690-8193

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Insurance

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

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

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

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.8
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.9
  • Provider gave easy to understand instructions

    4.8
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.8
  • Provider showed respect

    4.9
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.9
  • Aug 12, 2021

    Provider didn't knowingly do anything wrong, but his word choice and unnecessarily detailed/aggressive advice triggered my PTSD.

  • Aug 12, 2021

    Dr. Thomas is exceptional, in explaining my health issues and listening to my concerns.

  • Aug 5, 2021

    Excellent physician. Spends quality time & truly cares.