Robert D. Thomas, M.D.

Dr. Robert D. Thomas, M.D. is a board certified Otolaryngologist and Sleep Medicine Specialist. He completed his residency training at the University of Iowa. Dr. Thomas specializes in ear, nose and throat patients, with a clinical interest in sleep medicine.

  • In practice since: 2004


  • Ohio University

    Bachelors Degree in Specialized Studies1991-1994

    Summa Cum Laude

  • The Ohio State University College of Medicine

    Doctor of Medicine Degree 1994-1998

    Cum Laude
    Outstanding Otolaryngology Medical Student Award

Post-Graduate Training

  • Virginia Mason Medical Center - Seattle, WA

    Internship 1998-1999

    General Surgery

  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

    Residency 1999-2004

    Department of Otolaryngology (Head and Neck Surgery)

    Resident Research Travel Awards January 2002 and Febuary 2002

Board Certification

  • Otolaryngology

    Sleep Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • Hinsdale Hospital

    Hinsdale, IL
  • LaGrange Memorial Hospital

    LaGrange, IL
  • Good Samaritan Hospital

    Downers Grove, IL
  • Elmhurst Hospital

    Elmhurst, IL


  • Thomas RD, Graham SM, Carter KD, Nerad JA. Management of the Orbital Floor in Silent Sinus Syndrome. American Journal of Rhinology 2003; 17(2):97-100.

  • Smith RB, Thomas RD, Funk GF. Fibula Free Flaps: The Role of Angiography in Patients with Abnormal Pre-operative Color-Flow Doppler Studies. Archives of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery 2003; 129(7):712-5.

  • Graham SM, Thomas RD, Carter KD, Nerad JA. Transcaruncular Approach to the Medial Orbit. Laryngoscope 2002; 112(6): 986-9.

  • Welling DB, Slater PW, Thomas RD, McGregor JM, Goodman JE. The Learning Curve in Vestibular Schwannoma Surgery. American Journal of Otology 1999; 20(5):644-8.

  • Welling DB, Thomas RD, Slater PW. Preoperative Antibiotics and Steroids in Vestibular Schwannoma Excision. Laryngoscope 1999; 107 (7 pt 1): 1081-3.