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Main Line HealthCare Physician Network welcomes Matthew Paulus Thomas, MD, to the Lankenau Heart Group

Main Line Health July 5, 2016 News Releases

Main Line HealthCare (MLHC) and the physicians of the Lankenau Heart Group are pleased to welcome Matthew Paulus Thomas, MD, to the practice.

Dr. Thomas, a Philadelphia native, earned his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He completed his General Surgery Residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, in Philadelphia; and his Cardiothoracic Surgical Residency at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.

He has lectured nationally for over a decade on various cardiac surgical topics and has written numerous publications covering a variety of topics in peer reviewed journals.

Most recently, after obtaining his certification from the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Thomas returned to Philadelphia to further his expertise in minimally invasive cardiac surgery techniques, working with the cardiac surgeons at Main Line Health, under the direction of Konstadinos Plestis, MD, System Chief of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Lankenau Heart Institute.

Dr. Thomas is currently accepting new patients, and the practice participates in most insurance plans, including HMOs and PPOs. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Thomas, or for more information about the practice, call 484.476.1000 or visit the Lankenau Heart Group practice page.

Lankenau Heart Group is conveniently located in the Heart Pavilion at Lankenau Medical Center, 100 East Lancaster Avenue, Wynnewood, PA 19096.

About Main Line HealthCare

Main Line HealthCare, the employed multi-specialty physician network of Main Line Health, includes nearly 400 community and hospital-based physicians spanning over 30 clinical specialties and subspecialties.

About Main Line Health

Founded in 1985, Main Line Health is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. Main Line Health’s commitment—to deliver advanced medicine to treat and cure disease while also playing an important role in prevention and disease management as well as training physicians and other health care providers—reflects our intent to keep our community and ourselves well ahead. A team of more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians care for patients throughout the Main Line Health system.

At Main Line Health’s core are four of the region’s most respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s recognized facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital.

The Main Line Health system also includes Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, which includes skilled home health care, hospice and home infusion services; Main Line Health Centers, primary and specialty care, lab and radiology, and other outpatient services located in Broomall, Collegeville, Concordville, Exton and Newtown Square; Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a biomedical research organization; and Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multispecialty physician networks.

Main Line Health is the recipient of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest distinction for nursing excellence, the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE) Excellence Award, and recognition as among the nation’s best employers by Forbes magazine. Main Line Health is committed to creating an environment of diversity, respect and inclusion and has proudly embraced the American Hospital Association’s #123forEquity Pledge to Act to eliminate disparities in care. We are dedicated to advancing patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy.


Karen Fritz
Marketing Assistant, Main Line HealthCare
Office: 484.565.1314