Dr. Alexander Thomas

Dr. Alexander Thomas

Dr. Thomas is the current owner of Michigan Foot & Ankle Specialists. He trained and worked with the practice’s previous owner, Dr. Ali M. Safiedine, before purchasing the practice in 2016.

Born in Detroit, Dr. Thomas is the son of immigrants from Iraq. His father, who immigrated in the ‘60s, worked as a butcher and then a grocery store owner in Detroit. His mother, who immigrated in the ‘70s, served as an inner-city teacher for 30 years and now works as a freelance translator for Arabic and Chaldean.

Dr. Thomas received a Bachelor of Science at Wayne State University in 2009. He then moved to Miami Shores, FL for studies at the Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine. After graduating in 2014, he returned to the area for post-graduate training under Dr. Safiedine and became fully licensed in 2015.

Memberships and certifications Dr. Thomas possesses include:

  • The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)
  • The Michigan Podiatric Medical Association (MPMA)
  • American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management (AAPPM)
  • American Diabetes Association (ADA)
  • United Outstanding Physicians


Outside of the practice, Dr. Thomas relishes spending time with his wife, Lanai, and his Kids. He also enjoys movies and travel.



7243 Chase Rd.
Dearborn, MI 48126


(313) 582-6222


Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm


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