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Alissa A. Thomas, MD

Neurologist and Neuro-Oncologist
Assistant Professor





Accepting new patients
111 Colchester Avenue
Main Campus, Main Pavilion, Level 2
Burlington,  Vermont  05401


  • Accountable Blue
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Accepting new patients
1 South Prospect Street
Arnold, Level 2
Burlington,  Vermont  05401


  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Biographical Information

Dr. Alissa Thomas is a neuro-oncologist at The University of Vermont Medical Center and assistant professor at the UVM College of Medicine Department of Neurology in Burlington, VT. She specializes in the treatment of primary and metastatic brain tumors, CNS lymphoma and neurologic complications of cancer. 

Her research focuses on neuro-oncology, particularly vaccine therapy and immunotherapy for gliomas (brain tumors that arise from supportive tissue from the brain). 

Dr. Thomas understands that a diagnosis of a brain tumor or brain cancer can be overwhelming.  Therefore, she takes time to get to know her patients as individuals to understand the things that are important in their lives and develop a treatment plan that aligns with their goals and offers the highest quality of life. She works with a team of physicians from neurosurgery, radiation oncology, radiology, and pathology, and with specialists in nutrition, social work, palliative care, clinical research, physical therapy, occupational therapy, child life, speech therapy and nursing to provide comprehensive cancer care for patients with brain tumors. 

Learn more about neurology and cancer care at the UVM Medical Center.


Clinical Interests

  • Childhood Cancers
  • Hematologic Cancer
  • Metastatic Brain Tumors
  • Neurologic Complications of Cancer
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Primary Brain Tumors
  • Primary CNS Lymphoma

Special Procedures

Chemotherapy Administration, Intrathecal Chemotherapy, Lumbar Puncture, Ommaya Access

Research Interests

Neuro-Oncology, Primary Brain Tumors, Metastatic Brain Tumors, CNS Lymphoma, Neurologic Complications of Cancer, Vaccine Therapy and Immunotherapy for Gliomas


Memorial Sloan-Kettering - Neuro-Oncology
Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital - Neurology
Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital - Internal Medicine - Primary Care
Medical School
Geisel School of Medicine At Dartmouth, Hanover - Medical Doctor
Other Education
Bowdoin College - Neuroscience

Board Certifications

Member Board
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


Primary Language