Bruce J. Thomas II, MD, is a sports medicine physician in practice with Orlando Health Orthopedic Institute’s Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Group. He is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.
Dr. Thomas earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed both an internship and residency in family medicine at USAF Regional Hospital Eglin, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. He earned and maintains a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Primary Care Sports Medicine.
Prior to joining Orlando Health, Dr. Thomas served as the Medical Director for Health First Sports Medicine in Melbourne, Florida. He has served as the Head Team Physician for both the Washington Nationals and Montreal Expos Major League Baseball teams, and is currently the Nationals’ Team Physician for Florida Operations. Dr. Thomas is the Medical Director for the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association) since 2006.
Dr. Thomas has earned numerous honors and awards for his work in sports medicine and was inducted into the Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame in 2015. He is an associate fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a member of the Association of Major League Baseball Team Physicians, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, and American College of Sports Medicine.