SCOR, PC has been providing state-of-the-art orthopedic care for over 25 years

December 2, 2011 • Local Business Review

John Thomas “J.T.”, PA-C

Board Certified
SCOR, PC (Sports Medicine Clinic Orthopedics and Reconstruction) is located at 115 E. 19th Street in Roswell. The name reflects their emphasis and expertise in the newest techniques in caring for injured athletes as well as reconstructive procedures such as joint replacement.

SCOR has a long history of medical care in Roswell, they took care of your grandparents, your parents, take care of you, and now, your kids.

John Thomas PA-C

John Thomas, better known by his colleagues, staff members, and patients as “J.T.”, is a 1973 graduate of Lingle-Ft. Laramie High School in southeastern Wyoming. After graduating from high school, J.T. operated his family owned welding business from 1973 to 1986.

In 1991 J.T. graduated from Eastern Wyoming [auth] College and in 1993 he received his Master of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.

J.T. served as a physician assistant for St. Paul Family Medicine, PC from 1994-1996 when J.T. moved to Roswell and joined the medical staff at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center where he provided emergency room coverage for ten years serving the Roswell community in this capacity until January 2005 when he joined the staff at SCOR where he closely works with Dr. Boss, Dr. Latimer and Dr. Yaw.

Patients enjoy J.T.’s sense of humor and are quickly put at ease by his genuine and caring persona. J.T. is board-certified in surgery and primary care as a physician assistant. J.T. also serves on the Infirmary staff at N.M.M.I. and makes rounds at Roswell Regional Hospital.

When J.T. isn’t working he enjoys family time with his wife of 37 years, Cheryl. J.T. and Cheryl’s daughter Melanie lives in Savannah, GA, and their son Brent lives in New Orleans, LA. J.T.’s grandson Simon (10 years old) lives in Memphis, TN. When he isn’t working, J.T. enjoys making hunting knives, playing the guitar and singing, playing golf, hunting and shooting.

The SCOR orthopedic physicians are James A. Boss, MD, Earl A. Latimer, III, MD and Kenneth M. Yaw, MD. The physicians and staff at SCOR have been providing state of the art orthopedic care to our community for over 25 years.

“Open” MRI

SCOR’s Open MRI offers the ultimate in image quality, patient care AND patient comfort. You don’t have to have your MRI in a tube, you can have your doctor order your MRI at SCOR. This is an open magnet designed for all patients, including those who may be claustrophobic. There is less noise with SCOR’s Open MRI, you don’t even have to wear earplugs, the whole visit is much more enjoyable.

Normal business hours are Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. and Friday 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Please call 622-7600 or toll-free 1-877-FixKnee (349-5633), for an appointment. Call to see if your insurance requires referral. (Most do not.)

They are also available in the Artesia Clinic on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

SCOR’s web site address is: .

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