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Jacob Thomas

Jacob A. Thomas, MD

Obstetrics/Gynecology

"Putting the patient first and making sure they are comfortable in all aspects of care from the clinic setting to surgery, I want them to know I am a resource of care, both physically and emotionally. I am there for them."

Office Information

About Me

Searching for an OB/GYN specialist who strives to understand the entire patient? Jacob Thomas, MD, is focused on supporting women’s health, not only during pregnancy but throughout labor and delivery and beyond. With a philosophy of holistic care, Dr. Thomas, based at Avera Medical Group Obstetrics and Gynecology in Mitchell, SD ensures you’re comfortable, no matter your needs.

Your Caring Guide for Women’s Health

Inspired by a former patient with a high-risk pregnancy, Dr. Thomas decided to become an OB/GYN to support women throughout their times of greatest need. He enjoys forming relationships, actively listening to concerns, easing fears, and educating patients to support better overall health.

His special interests include:

His advice for patients is to consider your body a unit, in which nothing is isolated. This interconnectedness means all aspects of health and wellness must be attended to – including diet, exercise and a healthy mindset. Dr. Thomas participates in research, examining ultrasound labor markers to determine high-risk pregnancies.

Active Lifestyle

In his free time, Dr. Thomas enjoys running, cycling, cooking and boating. Originally from a small town outside Winston-Salem, NC, he appreciates living in a smaller, hometown community near a larger city. He is fluent in Spanish.

Experience

Education

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Coral Gables, FL, Medical School

Residency

The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Honors, Awards, etc.

Resident Camaraderie Award OB/GYN Department, The Brooklyn Hospital Center

Excellence in Obstetrics Award

Certifications

Eligible - American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology


This directory contains information about the provider members of Independent Health Care Associates, Avera Health and all Avera entities, members of the Avera Medical Group, and employed select providers with Avera McKennan, Sioux Falls, SD and Avera Marshall, Marshall, MN and physicians with hospital privileges at Avera St. Luke's, Aberdeen, SD; Avera Sacred Heart, Yankton, SD; Avera Queen of Peace, Mitchell, SD; Avera St. Mary's, Pierre, SD.

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