Dr. Matthew Thom

Urology
Tuscaloosa, AL
14 years experience

Locations

Office

Tuscaloosa, AL

Address

701 University Blvd. E., Suite 908, Tuscaloosa, AL
Directions

About

Bio

Dr. Matthew Thom recently joined the staff of West Alabama Urology Associates. Dr. Thom treats both benign and cancerous conditions and diseases of the genitourinary system. He has a special interest in minimally invasive/laparoscopic/robotic procedures for renal, prostate and bladder diseases. Dr. Thom treats both adults and children. He received his doctorate of medicine degree from the Medical College of Georgia at the Georgia Health Sciences University in Augusta, Ga., and was elected as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Dr. Thom completed his internship and residency training in urologic surgery at Washington University in St. Louis and was the recipient of the Resident in Excellence award. Dr. Thom, a member of the American Urological Association and Endourological Society, is married with three young children.

Specialties
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Urology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

139 Answers
109 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Thom
14 years experience Urology
Prostate test: Prostate specific antigen...A protein produced by prostate, both normal (benign) and cancerous, tissue. Studies found that men with prostate cancer w ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Thom
14 years experience Urology
Bladder pressure: Increase in weight, particularily abdominal obesity, can increase pressure on the bladder. This increase pressure may exacerbate symptoms of overacti ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Thom
14 years experience Urology
Timed voiding: Changes in behavior can sometimes improve urinary incontinence. By voiding at "scheduled" times throughout the day, some individuals with incontinenc ... Read More
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Mar 26, 2013
I highly recommend Dr. Thom. His response was accurate. My role as a 24/7 caregiver for a parent leaves me no time for personal activity. Not having diabetes or cardiovascular issues can mean that m...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Thom is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Thom is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks. There are some adhesions underneath that make retraction difficult. Thanks fir answering with so much info- not something I can ask just anyone as a single mom.
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Thank you. Of course my priority is eliminating the cancer. I can't help having some curiosity as to what I might have to deal with after my treatment.
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thank you, i had not thought to ask about the supositories. this will help me ask the right question upon my return to my dr. thanx again

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, GA
Graduated 2006MD

Affiliations

American urological association
Medical Association of Alabama
Tuscaloosa Medical Society
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