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Meredith Thomas, DPT

Physical Therapy in Wilmington, NC

Meredith Thomas, DPT

Meredith joined CJA in August 2022 and is excited to bring her clinical skills as an experienced physical therapist to our team. She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and went on to obtain her Masters of Science in physical therapy, and later her Doctorate in physical therapy. She has 27 years of experience treating a wide range of diagnoses and patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

She has 2 daughters, both of whom attend UNC-Chapel Hill, and enjoys fly fishing, snow and water skiing, travel, hiking, and spending time with her family and friends . She is excited to assist Dr. Yeargan in his procedures and provide physical therapy in order to help patients improve their outcomes, regain function and return to the activities they love.

Experience

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center/ Atrium Health, Winston-Salem, NC : physical therapist January 2011 to the present . Level 1 Trauma Center treating wide range of pediatric and adult patients in the inpatient and outpatient settings 

Novant Health, Winston-Salem NC : physical therapist October 1997 to January 2011 . Treated a wide range of patients in inpatient, outpatient, long-term care and home health setttings. 

Served as PT Clinical Instructor

Taught 10 week clinical neurology class at Winston-Salem State University Physical Therapy Program

Education

UNC - Chapel Hill

Bachelor of Arts in American Studies 1993

Georgia Southern University

Master of Science in Physical Therapy 1997

Graduate Research / thesis : Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy for spastic diplegia

     Clinical Rotations at the following facilities:

     Shepherd Spinal Center, Atlanta, GA

     Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston Mass

     Prybylo Ess Outpatient Rehabilitation Center, Winston-Salem, NC

Winston-Salem State University

Doctor of Physical Therapy 2021