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Keith J. Thomas, MD, FACS

General Surgery


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Blue Mountain Surgery


Blue Mountain Hospital

Chief of Staff
Chief of Surgical Services
Medical Director-Trauma
Medical Director-EMS

170 Ford Road
John Day, OR 97845


Undergraduate Education:
BS Degree in Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Post Graduate Education:
MD, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield


Chief Resident
General Surgery Residency Program
Monmouth Medical Center/Jersey Shore Medical Center


Dr. Keith Thomas is Board-Certified by the American Board of Surgery and emphasizes Minimally Invasive and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery. He is an active member and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).
American Board of Surgery Certifying Exam Diplomate
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS)
Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS)

Professional Memberships:
American College of Surgeons (ACS), President, Oregon
American College of Surgeons (ACS), National, Health Policy Advisory Council Representative
Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS)
American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL)
National Association of EMS Physicians
Central Oregon Independent Practice Association Board of Directors (COIPA) 2008-2014


Dr. Keith Thomas joined the Blue Mountain Hospital Staff in 2005 after several years of experience in a large surgical practice in Upstate New York and as a Surgical Instructor for Albany Medical College. He and his wife enjoy the natural beauty of the Western United States and the good people of Grant County.

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Dr. Thomas is honored to have been elected by fellow Oregon surgeons to serve as the President of the American College of Surgeons, Oregon Chapter. He previously served as a Councilman for several years in the Oregon Chapter.