Mary Jo Thomas, BSN, OD


  • Professional Staff, Primary Care

Areas of Interest

  • Low Vision

About Dr. Thomas

Dr. Thomas graduated from Holy Family University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nursing. In 1986, she received her Doctor or Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO). After graduation, she completed a residency in Primary Care Optometry at The Eye Institute and then a senior residency in Low Vision/Low Vision Rehabilitation at The Feinbloom Low Vision Service at The Eye Institute (TEI).

Following residency, she worked at West Virginia University Hospitals in Morgantown, WV, where she was director of Low Vision Services for the Retinal Department at University Hospitals in Morgantown. She then spent two years at The Schepens Eye Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear Hospitals before returning to Philadelphia and working at Suburban Eye Care Associates in East Norristown, PA and Bethlehem, PA for 19 years.

She returned to Salus to participate in didactic teaching in the optometry department as well as clinical teaching at TEI.