Paul Thomas, M.D., is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine. He has a particular expertise in rotator cuff repair, meniscectomy, hip, knee and shoulder replacements, patellar dislocations and fracture treatment. Thomas has treated local, collegiate and Olympic athletes since earning his medical degree from the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences in Memphis. Following his residency at Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics in Memphis, the Middle Tennessee native served as clinical professor at the University of Tennessee Medical Trauma Center in Knoxville. In 1991 he joined Dr. Craig Ferrell at Franklin Bone and Joint Clinic, where he would be named “Physician of the Year” for Williamson County Hospital (now Williamson Medical Center). Dr. Thomas currently serves on the Athletic Board of the University of Tennessee and is a founding board member of the Franklin YMCA and Williamson County Parks and Recreation. He and his wife of 40 years have six children and have traveled internationally as missionaries.