Dr. Carlton Wayne Thomas MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Carlton Thomas is a gastroenterologist in Rancho Mirage, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Paradise Valley Hospital and Promise Hospital of San Diego. He received his medical degree from Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine and has been in practice for 12 years. He is one of 6 doctors at Paradise Valley Hospital and one of 3 at Promise Hospital of San Diego who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Education & Medical Training

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1998 - 2001

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 2001 - 2004

Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
Class of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Selective inhibition of inflammatory gene expression in activated T lymphocytes: a mechanism of immune suppression by thiopurines.
Thomas, C.W., Myhre, G.M., Tschumper, R., Sreekumar, R., Jelinek, D., McKean, D.J., Lipsky, J.J., Sandborn, W.J., Egan, L.J.

Demyelination during anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha therapy with infliximab for Crohn's disease.
Thomas, C.W., Weinshenker, B.G., Sandborn, W.J.

Erythrocyte mean corpuscular volume as a surrogate marker for 6-thioguanine nucleotide concentration monitoring in patients with inflammatory bowel disease treated with azathioprine or 6-mercaptopurine.
Thomas, C.W., Lowry, P.W., Franklin, C.L., Weaver, A.L., Myhre, G.M., Mays, D.C., Tremaine, W.J., Lipsky, J.J., Sandborn, W.J.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Pacificare HMO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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