Christopher Y. Thomas, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

165 Ratings

Christopher Y. Thomas, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Genitourinary Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Genitourinary Oncology

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-5440
Department: 336-716-4464

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Education & Training

  • A.B., University of Kansas, 1970
  • M.D., University of Kansas, 1974
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Cincinnati General Hosp, 1977
  • Fellowship, Hematology And Oncology, University of Cincinnati, 1978
  • Fellowship, Hematology And Oncology, Tufts University School of Med, 1979
  • Fellowship, Molecular Genetics, Tufts University School of Med, 1981

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

NPI Number

  • 1942370119
Christopher Y. Thomas, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

165 Ratings

Christopher Y. Thomas, M.D.

Associate Professor, Hematology & Oncology

Research Interests

Proto-Oncogenes; DNA Copy Number Variations; Genetic Markers; Prostatectomy; Genes, p16
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Contact Information

Academic: 434-243-6356 | Department: 336-716-4464

Recent Publications

Adenoid cystic carcinoma: a review of recent advances, molecular targets, and clinical trials. Dillon PM, Chakraborty S, Moskaluk CA, Joshi PJ, Thomas CY.. Head Neck. 2016;38(4):620-627.

A phase II study of dovitinib in patients with recurrent or metastatic adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) [abstract]. Dillon PM, Petroni GR, Moskaluk C, Fracasso PM, Douvas MG, Perez JR, Varhegyi N, Zaja-Milatovic S, Thomas CY.. J Clin Oncol. 2015;33(15 Suppl):e17092.

A theory-based decision aid for patients with cancer: results of feasibility and acceptability testing of DecisionKEYS for cancer. Hollen PJ, Gralla RJ, Jones RA, Thomas CY, Brenin DR, Weiss GR, Schroen AT, Petroni GR.. Support Care Cancer. 2013;21(3):889-899.

Phase II study of dovitinib (TK1258) in patients with progressive metastatic adenoid cystic carcinoma [abstract]. Dillon PM, Moskaluk C, Fracasso PM, Petroni GR, Thomas CY.. J Clin Oncol. 2013;31(15 Suppl):6021.

Randomized phase II trial of cixutumumab (CIX) alone or with cetuximab (CET) for refractory recurrent/metastatic squamous cancer of head and neck (R/M-SCCHN) [abstract]. Glisson BS, Tseng J, Marur S, Shin DM, Murphy BA, Cohen EEW, Thomas CY, Willey R, Cosaert J, William WN, Harun N, Lee JJ, Haddad RI.. J Clin Oncol. 2013;31(15 Suppl):6030.

Genetic markers associated with early cancer-specific mortality following prostatectomy. Liu W, Xie CC, Thomas CY, Kim ST, Lindberg J, Egevad L, Wang Z, Zhang Z, Sun J, Sun J, Koty PP, Kader AK, Cramer SD, Bova GS, Zheng SL, Gronberg H, Isaacs WB, Xu J.. Cancer. 2013;119(13):2405-2412.

Impact of renal function on eligibility for chemotherapy and survival in patients who have undergone radical nephro-ureterectomy. Thomas CY, Hemal AK.. BJU Int. 2013;112(4):425-426.

p16, Cyclin D1, and HIF-1alpha predict outcomes of patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma treated with definitive intensity-modulated radiation therapy. Rahimi AS, Wilson DD, Saylor DK, Stelow EB, Thomas CY, Reibel JF, Levine PA, Shonka DC, Jameson MJ, Read PW.. Int J Otolaryngol. 2012;2012():685951.

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Associate Professor, Hematology & Oncology

Clinical Interests

Genitourinary Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Genitourinary Oncology
Christopher Y. Thomas, M.D.

Christopher Y. Thomas, M.D.

Associate Professor, Hematology & Oncology

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Christopher Y. Thomas, M.D.165 Ratings


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Dr. Thomas is a wonderful care provider: professional, patient and concerned. I appreciate his time and his kind manner.


Everything is always very good in my care from *Dr. Thomas.


*Dr. Thomas gave complete answers to questions.


A model for all care givers.


Keeps me well informed/asks about my thoughts and understanding of his explanations/is will to answer my questions.


Dr. Thomas and his staff is very caring


My son was calm when we left and seemed happy with the message he got from this provider.


I would recommend *Dr. Thomas with anyone with same problem I have.


Very, very pleased to be a patient of *Dr. Thomas.


Dr. Thomas was very kind and took time to explain things to us and let us ask questions.


Very timely with help!


Compassion and caring.


Good; if they have cancer.


Dr. Thomas is a wonderful, professional cancer doctor. I would recommend others to him if they needed a cancer doctor.

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