Dr. Christopher Tomaras, MD

Dr. Christopher Tomaras, MD

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Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
51 y/o
100 reviews

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Polaris Spine & Neurosurgery Center

1150 Hammond Dr Ste 400

Atlanta, GA 30328
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Care Philosophy

Polaris Spine & Neurosurgery delivers premium care with a personal touch across the full spectrum of brain and spine care needs. Since our inception in 1979 as Peachtree Neurosurgery, we’ve been recognized for having innovative technologies and treatment plans that help people return to doing what they love to do with as little interruption to their lives as possible. Surgery is always the last option we consider. This progressive approach continues with our new Spine Wellness Center—a hub for innovative physical medicine and rehabilitation treatments, including aquatic and physical therapy; and with our on-site Outpatient Surgery Center, an advanced facility designed to provide exceptional levels of care. All our surgeons, specialists and personal patient coordinators expertly navigate you from initial appointment and diagnosis through treatment plan completion, enabling everyone in our care to benefit from a unique, personalized path to spinal health.
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Personal Bio

Dr. Christopher C Tomaras is a Neurological Surgeon - General practicing in Atlanta, GA. Started practicing 1992.

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

  • Regional Top Doctors  
  • On-Time Doctor Award  (2014)
  •  Compassionate Doctor Recognition  (2013, 2015)
  • Top 10 Doctor - City  (2014)

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Northside Hospital-Forsyth
  •  St Joseph's Hospital 

INSURANCES ACCEPTED

  • Most major insurances are accepted.
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Dr. Tomaras' Experience

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Dr. Tomaras' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aneurysm
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Dilatation
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Palsy
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Macular Dystrophy
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Myelopathy
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Stroke
  • Stye
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss

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Procedures

  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.

Education

  • The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - M.D.
    Medical School | Graduated 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tomaras has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tomaras' Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tomaras to family and friends
4.6
based on 100 total surveys (6 with reviews)
Dr. Tomaras' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (6)
in Conyers, GA |
Dr. Tomares removed 3 discs and fused 5 discs. (Excuse my laymen language.). It's been 3 weeks. I am doing so well. I suffered for over a year (before I went to Dr T) with herniated and bulging discs. My sciatica rendered me house bound. I fully believe once I'm fully recovered from surgery, I will have life back! We tried less-invasive procedures first, but fusion was the only option for me. Dr. Tomares, John, Donna and Carrie are a top-notch team. Very assessable!
in Fayetteville, GA |
Dr. Tomaras is a great surgeon with a gentle, easy going manner. He explains the details associated with your care plan well. His assistant John is compassionate and hands. The office staff is pleasant. However, calls are not returned quickly; on occasion, I had to place multiple calls with voice mail to get a call back by the third day after initial call. Would have returned to Dr. Tomares for more surgery, but he doesn't take Tricare. Sorry but the military secures your freedom to work.
in Ball Ground, GA |
Very Down to earth, Very well informed, Great personality, and listens to his patients. Would Def. Recommend !!
in Atlanta, GA |
Dr. Tomaras took more time than the other doctors in this office. Out of the few I've seen at Polaris, he is the one I would see again, just not at the Polaris location. The other providers' energy is very negative, and only clouds Dr. Tomaras' presence.
in Cartersville, GA |
Dr. Tomaras literally saved my life. I had been in excruciating pain for over 6 mos. Referred by a friend, When we called, they made the appointment within the week. The following week we scheduled surgery. Being self employed I could not be out for an extended period of time so out-patient surgery was do-able. Awakening from surgery was the 1st time I have ever had a surgery that the the pain being totally gone. Thank you, Dr. Tomaras & your great staff for giving me the best Christmas ever!
in Atlanta, GA |
Excellent results-great experience before and after surgery.
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