A native West Virginian, Dr. Thomas is board certified in Emergency Medicine. She went to medical school at Marshall University in Huntington, WV. She came to Norfolk to complete her residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School. On completing residency, she joined the faculty and Emergency Physicians of Tidewater, where she is a partner. She works night shifts, mostly at Virginia Beach General, where she especially enjoys taking care of trauma patients and teaching residents. Having seen many negative aspects of addiction in the ER, Dr. Thomas joined Right Path to help patients with addiction regain control of their lives. She finds it very gratifying to see the positive change that occurs as patients escape the power of substance abuse. In her spare time, Dr. Thomas enjoys cooking and outdoor activities.