Dr. Gary W Thomas MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Gary Thomas is a medical oncologist in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina and is affiliated with Hilton Head Hospital. He received his medical degree from Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Thomas accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 2 doctors at Hilton Head Hospital who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

Hilton Head Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Medical College of Georgia
Internship, Internal Medicine, 1990–1991

Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
Class of 1987

Wake Forest Baptist Med Ctr
Fellowship, Hematology and Oncology (IM), 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 24 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 21 years in Medical Oncology

SC State Medical License
Active through 2013

GA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Imatinib mesylate inhibits platelet-derived growth factor receptor phosphorylation of melanoma cells but does not affect tumorigenicity in vivo.
McGary, E.C., Onn, A., Mills, L., Heimberger, A., Eton, O., Thomas, G.W., Shtivelband, M., Bar-Eli, M.

A fully human antimelanoma cellular adhesion molecule/MUC18 antibody inhibits spontaneous pulmonary metastasis of osteosarcoma cells in vivo.
McGary, E.C., Heimberger, A., Mills, L., Weber, K., Thomas, G.W., Shtivelband, M., Lev, D.C., Bar-Eli, M.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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