About Benjamin Thomasson
Benjamin G. Thomasson, DO, graduated magna cum laude with an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science and a minor in Chemistry from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. He graduated medical school from the Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine-California in Vallejo, CA. He trained in orthopaedic surgery at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford, NJ, and completed a one-year orthopaedic surgery, sports medicine fellowship at University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, TX.
Dr. Thomasson is board certified in both orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine by the American Osteopathic Association and the American Osteopathic Association of Orthopaedics. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Osteopathic Association, American Osteopathic Association of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, and the American Osteopathic Association of Orthopedics.
During his career, Dr. Thomasson has treated and worked on the sports medicine teams for middle and high school athletics, as well as collegiate and professional programs, including the San Antonio Spurs, NBA, San Antonio Rampage, minor league hockey, and the San Antonio Rodeo and Ballet. Additionally, he has served as team physician for the University of Texas at San Antonio and the Army All American Bowl. Also prior to coming to Hughston Clinic, he served as team physician for Stetson University, Pine Ridge High School (Deltona), University High School (Orange City), and Taylor High School (Pierson). He is currently team physician for Justin Sports Medicine, caring for members of the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association, as well as team physician for The Master’s Academy and Orlando Rovers FC from UPSL and NSL. He also currently serves Florida Flight Basketball, which is a part of the Florida Basketball Association.
Academically, Dr. Thomasson has published numerous peer-reviewed scientific research articles and he presents his research at international meetings. He has won multiple awards for his research at the national level, and was honored among his peers for research in both medical school and residency.
Dr. Thomasson has clinical interests in biomechanics and the throwing shoulder, as well as developmental interests in surgical instrument, technique, and implant design. Dr. Thomasson specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee, cartilage restoration, and limb alignment osteotomies, as well as shoulder, knee and hip replacement. He is certified to perform the Matrix Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (MACI) procedure and the collagen meniscal implant (CMI) procedure. Additionally, he is the most experienced surgeon in the Orlando, Central Florida area to perform hip labral reconstruction for his patients.