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 Fellow of The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and member of the 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 assistant 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. He is currently the team physician for The Master’s Academy (Oviedo), Pine Ridge High School (Deltona), and University High School (Orange City). He also currently serves as team physician for Justin Sports Medicine, caring for members of the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association, The Elite Bullriders Association, The Orlando Rovers FC from The UPSL, The Orlando Rockets Box Lacrosse of the FBL, and The Orlando Boom of the DWBA. He also currently serves as team physican for The Florida Flight and Volusia County Serpents both participate in 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 is a Clinical Assistant Professor at The Orlando College of Osteopathic Medicine. He also serves on the Sports Medicine Board of Directors for The American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics. Additionally Dr. Thomasson serves on The Board of Trustees for the Florida Osteopathic Medicine Association.
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), and no incision knee arthroscopy. Additionally, he is the most experienced surgeon in the Orlando, Central Florida area to perform hip arthroscopy and hip labral reconstruction for his patients.