Vice President

Retina Consultants of Alabama, P.C., Birmingham, Alabama

Assistant Clinical Professor

University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, Birmingham, Alabama


Retina Consultants of Alabama Milton F. White, Jr. Vitreoretinal Fellowship Program, Birmingham, Alabama


  • Vitreoretinal Disease and Surgery Fellowship, 1992-1993

    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Florida

  • Ophthalmology Residency, 1989-1992

    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Florida

  • Chief Resident, 1991-1992

    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Florida

  • Doctor of Medicine (cum laude), 1984-1988

    University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama

  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry (summa cum laude), 1980-1984

    Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama


  • American Board of Ophthalmology, 1994
  • Alabama Medical License, 1994
  • Florida Board of Medicine, 1990

Professional Societies and Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Retina Specialists
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Ocular Trauma
  • American Medical Association
  • Alabama Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Medical Association of the State of Alabama
  • Jefferson County Medical Society

Honors and Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society
  • State Merit Scholarship
  • University of Alabama School of Medicine Scholastic Achievement Award

Humanitarian Service

World Gospel Mission, 2008-present

—– Dr. Thomley has published numerous manuscripts and participated in several clinical trials as well as presented scientific posters, platform presentations, and videos at national and international ophthalmology societal meetings. For a complete list of his research accomplishments, please click the “Research” tab.