joined Dayspring in 2000. Dr. Thomas is originally from Illinois, received his MD from the University of Illinois, and finished his Family Practice training at Ventura, CA. Read More… In 2015, Dr. Thomas completed the Physician Executive MBA program through the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He has served as the Chief Medical Officer since 2007. Dr. Thomas loves hiking, reading, spending time with his family, and serving in the church. He is committed to excellence, compassionate leadership, and joy in the journey.