Dr. J Thomas Brown, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 70

1200 S York St
Elmhurst, IL 60126
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Dr. Brown's Experience

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Dr. Brown's Care Philosophy

Dr. Brown's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Brown Performs

  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
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Conditions Dr. Brown Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Skokie Hospital
9600 Gross Point Road
Skokie, IL 60076

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • No
1200 S York St
Elmhurst, IL 60126
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    Dr. Brown's Experience

    Dr. Brown's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
    1
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    2
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Brown

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Northwestern University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1970

    Internship Hospital

    Chicago Wesley Memorial
    Complete in 1971

    Residency Hospital

    Northwestern University School Of Medicine
    Complete in 1971

    Fellowship Hospital

    Harvard Medical School
    Complete in 1977
    Hospital Foch
    Complete in 1979
    Northwestern University School Of Medicine
    Complete in 1978
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Brown & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Brown's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Skokie Hospital where Dr. Brown has admitting privileges:

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    • Skokie Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Brown

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brown to family and friends

    5 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Brown's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    4 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    5 responses
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    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 4 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Brown
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    5 responses
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    5 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Brown accepting new patients?

    • No.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    1200 S York St
    Elmhurst, IL 60126
    (847) 999-4156 (Office)
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