Joan L. Thomas, MD, FACC Represents New York with Inclusion into Renowned Publication The Leading Physicians of the World

Representing cardiologists of New York, Joan L. Thomas, MD, FACC, has been selected to represent her community in the publication of The Leading Physicians of the World.  In practice for many years, Dr. Thomas represents the commitment, excellence, and passion for patient care needed to receive this prestigious honor.

Dr. Thomas works at University Cardiovascular Associates, located in Rochester, New York.  She specializes in non invasive cardiology, and is also Chief of Cardiology for Unity Health Systems. As a non-invasive interventional cardiologist, Dr. Thomas was instrumental in bringing the Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Service to Unity and her practice.  This device can easily detect heart arrhythmias or other “off” heart rhythms, therefore detecting heart attacks earlier and saving lives.  She is Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation, and also focuses on women’s heart disease, and preventative heart care.

In 1983, Dr. Thomas received her medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse.  She then completed her internship, residency, and cardiology fellowship at the University of Rochester.  Today, Dr. Thomas is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She is an active member of the American Medical Association, American Heart Association, Monroe County Medical Society and the Medical Society of the State of New York.

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