Dr. Thomas Gazdecki, DO


Dr. Thomas Gazdecki, DO

Cardiovascular – Thoracic Surgeon


  • Graduate of the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), Bachelor of General Studies – 1977 (‘With Honors’)
  • Additional Studies – Microbiology Program at the University of Michigan-Dearborn – 1978
  • Graduate of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Doctorate – 1983

Post-Graduate Training

  • Completed a Rotating Internship at Riverside Osteopathic Hospital-Trenton, MI -1984
  • Completed General Surgical Residency at Riverside Osteopathic Hospital-Trenton, MI – 1988
  • Completed Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery Residency at Detroit Osteopathic Hospital in Highland Park, MI – 1991
  • Additional Training:  Completed Thoracic Surgery Fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital – 1990                                                                                                                                                                                          General Vascular Surgery at Detroit Osteopathic Hospital and Consortium Hospitals

Board Certifications and Licensure

  • Diplomat with National Board of Examiners in Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery – 1984
  • Licensed with the State of Michigan Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery – 1983 through Present
  • Board-Certified in General, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery – Certificate No. 1493

Clinical Appointments

  • Detroit Receiving Hospital – 2007
  • Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital – 1992
  • Oakwood Southshore Medical Center – 2002

Faculty Appointments

  • Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine – Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
  • Program Director of General Surgery Residency Program at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
  • Clinical Faculty in Surgery: General Surgery Residency at Oakwood Southshore Medical Center


  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (Fellow)
  • American Medical Association
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • The Detroit Academy of Surgery
  • Michigan Osteopathic Association
  • Michigan Society of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons
  • University of Michigan Alumni Association (Lifetime Member)
  • Wayne County Osteopathic Association