Donald Thomas Jr., MD

Donald Thomas Jr., MD, FACP, FACR, RhMSUS, CCD

Rheumatology Greenbelt, MD

Staff rheumatologist

Office Address

  • 7300 Hanover Dr
    Suite 201
    Greenbelt, MD 20770
    Phone: (301) 345-5600
    Fax: (301) 345-3105

Donald Thomas Jr., MD, FACP, FACR, RhMSUS, CCD

Rheumatology Greenbelt, MD

Staff rheumatologist

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Rheumatology: General Rheumatology
  • Clinical Interests: Systemic lupus erythematosus; gout; and all other arthritises

Education & Medical Training

  • Baylor College of MedicineBaylor College of Medicine
  • Georgia Military College
  • National Capital Consortium
  • San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education ConsortiumSan Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
  • University of Houston
  • University of Houston
  • University of South AlabamaUniversity of South Alabama

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical LicenseMD State Medical License1997 - 2015
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1992
  • American Board of Internal MedicineRheumatology, 1996

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • "Seal of Approval" awarded to book "The Lupus Encyclopedia"Lupus Foundation of America, 2013
  • Top Doctors2010, 2012
  • Physician’s Recognition Award with Commendation2007 – 2013, 2012

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • 15 Tips to help you live well with lupus  Thomas DE, Lupus Update, 1/1/2011
  • Modulation of human T-lymphocyte plasma membrane Ca2+ permeability by imidazole antimycotics  Hornstein EH, Vassilopoulos D, Thomas DE, Friedman FK, Tsokos GC, Immunopharmacology and Immunotoxicology, 1/1/1996
  • Elevated in vivo expression of the costimulatory molecule B7-BB1 (CD80) on antigen presenting cells from a patient with SLE  Kovacs B, Thomas DE, Tsokos GC, Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology, 1/1/1996

Books/Book Chapters

  • The Lupus Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Families  Page 1 - 912
    Thomas DE
    Editors: .Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD
    Edition 1,2014
  • Lupus (Perspectives in diseases and disorders). Chapter: Lupus patients must be vigilant about infections. 
    Thomas DE
    Editors: Haugen HM.Greenhaven Press, Farmington Hills, MI
  • 15 Tips to help you live well with lupus.  
    Thomas DE
    Editors: .


  • Elevated ACE levels in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Thomas DE, Dennis GJ, American College of Rheumatology South East Regional Meeting, Savannah GA


  • Krystexxa and Gout. 4/30/2012
  • The Musculoskeletal Physical Examination. USUHS
  • Krystexxa. Greenbelt, MD

Professional Memberships"

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

Medical Groups

  • Arthritis & Pain Associates


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