Roby Thomas, MD

Roby A. Thomas, MD
  • Specialty:

    Internal Medicine
  • Secondary Specialty:

    Medical Oncology Hematology
  • Board Certifications:

    Internal Medicine
  • Education:

    MD, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine: Medical Education Office, Coral Gables, FL
  • Residency:

    West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV
  • Fellowships:

    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Affiliations:

    UPMC Shadyside UPMC Presbyterian UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
  • Languages:

    Spanish

Biography

Roby A. Thomas, MD, is a medical oncologist and hematologist at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center. Dr. Thomas is trained in the management of all cancers and blood disorders with a focus in precision medicine for genitourinary malignancies, gastrointestinal malignancies, and benign hematology.

Dr. Thomas is board-certified in internal medicine and board eligible in medical oncology and hematology. Dr. Thomas has a background in chemical engineering from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville followed by work as a consultant in information technology at IBM. He switched careers to medicine and received his medical degree from the American University of the Caribbean in St. Maarten. Dr. Thomas completed a residency at West Virginia University in internal medicine, followed by a fellowship at UPMC, serving as the chief fellow in his final year.

His research interests include precision medicine and working with researchers from Carnegie Mellon University in the development and use of machine learning and artificial intelligence to better understand cancer.

Dr. Thomas is a member of the American Medical Association, American Society of Hematology, and American Society of Clinical Oncology.