Dr. Thomas H. Kay, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 51

2501 Cumberland Dr
Valparaiso, IN 46383
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Porter Regional Hospital
85 East Us Highway 6
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Saint Mary Medical Center
1500 South Lake Parks Avenue
Hobart, IN 46342

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
601 Gateway Blvd N
Chesterton, IN 46304
Lakeshore Bone and Joint Institute
Lakeshore Bone and Joint Institute
2501 Cumberland Dr
Valparaiso, IN 46383
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    Dr. Kay's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1996
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
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    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Kay

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Indiana.
    • 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

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Graduated in 1988

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Illinois
    Complete in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Illinois
    Complete in 1994
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kay & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Kay's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Kay has admitting privileges:

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    • Saint Mary Medical Center

    • Porter Regional Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kay

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kay to family and friends

    12 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Kay's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    12 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    12 responses
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    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 12 responses
    longer than
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    Experience with Dr. Kay
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    12 responses
    below
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Kay accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Assurant Health
    • Cigna
    • Cofinity
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • GEHA
    • Health Net
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • Pipefitters
    • Sagamore Health Network
    • Thrivent Financial
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    Office Locations

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    601 Gateway Blvd N
    Chesterton, IN 46304
    (219) 921-1444 (Office)
    B
    Lakeshore Bone and Joint Institute
    2501 Cumberland Dr
    Valparaiso, IN 46383
    (219) 921-1444 (Office)
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