Dr. Thomas Walsh, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 59

2300 Manchester Expy Ste A006
Columbus, GA 31904
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Dr. Walsh's Experience

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Dr. Walsh's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Walsh Performs

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
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Hospital Quality

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St. Francis Hospital
2122 Manchester Expy
Columbus, GA 31904

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Saint Francis Spine Center
2300 Manchester Expy Ste A006
Columbus, GA 31904
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    Dr. Walsh's Experience

    Dr. Walsh's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Neck Surgery
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
    • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
    • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
    • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Cervical Microdiscectomy
    • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
    • Cervical Spine Surgery
    • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
    • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
    • Complex Spine Surgery
    • Fracture Care
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
    • Kyphosis Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Laminectomy
    • Laminotomy
    • Lower Spine Surgery
    • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lumbar Laminectomy
    • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
    • Lumbar Spine Surgery
    • Microdiscectomy
    • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
    • Revision Surgery
    • Spinal Discectomy
    • Spinal Fusion
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    • Spinal Internal Fixation
    • Spinal Reconstruction
    • Spine Fracture Treatment
    • Spine Surgery
    • Thoracic Disc Surgery
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    • Adult Scoliosis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Cervical Herniated Disc
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Degenerative Scoliosis
    • Foot Conditions
    • Fracture
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Pointer Injuries
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Kyphosis
    • Lordosis
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
    • Lumbar Herniated Disc
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Myelopathy
    • Osgood Schlatter Disease
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
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    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Runner's Knee
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Spinal Instability
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Thoracic Disc Disorders
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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    Background Check for Dr. Walsh

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • 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

    Awards

    Media & Publications

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1983

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Iowa
    Complete in 1984

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Iowa
    Complete in 1988

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Missouri-Columbia, Orthopedic and Neurosurgery Spine Fellowship
    Complete in 1993

    Undergraduate Schools

    Westminster College
    Graduated in 1978
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Walsh & Staff

    • English
    • German
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Walsh's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Walsh

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.0
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    4 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Walsh to family and friends

    4 out of 5

    11 responses

    Dr. Walsh's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.3 out of 5

    11 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.7 out of 5

    11 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.9 out of 5

    11 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    10 responses

    Experience with Dr. Walsh

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.2 out of 5

    11 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4 out of 5

    11 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4 out of 5

    11 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.2 out of 5

    11 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Saint Francis Spine Center
    2300 Manchester Expy Ste A006
    Columbus, GA 31904
    (706) 596-4225 (Office)
    (706) 323-3425 (Fax)
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