Dr. David Tom, MD

Dr. David Tom, MD

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Dr. David Tom, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Gilbert, AZ and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in pain medicine.Read his story

NovaSpine Pain Institute

1684 E Boston St Ste 101

Gilbert, AZ 85295
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Actions Healthcare Management
  • Aetna
  • Alfa Insurance Company
  • Allstate
  • Alta Health Network
  • Altec
  • Ameriben
  • American Family Insurance
  • American Republic
  • AmeriPlan
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Arizona Medical Network

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Dr. Tom's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tom treats Low Back Pain more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Tom treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tom treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Tom treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tom treats Fibromyalgia more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Tom treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia

Dr. Tom's conditions and procedures:

  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Brain Disorders
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Discography
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Laminectomy
  • Leg Pain
  • Local Anesthesia
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Lumbar Transforaminal Injection
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Pain in Extremities
  • Pain Management
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synvisc® Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Facet Joint Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

About Me

As a interventional spine and pain management doctor, I enjoy working with patients to reduce suffering through comprehensive diagnostic testing, individualized and multidisciplinary treatment options, patient education and involvement, minimally inv...

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pain Medicine

Education

2009
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Fellowship Hospital
2008
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Residency Hospital
2004
California Pacific Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2002
California Pacific Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1999
University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1994
UC Irvine
Undergraduate School
2009
2008
2004
2002
1999
1994

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Tom's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tom

4.5

Based on 135 reviews

5 Stars
85.18518518518519%
(115)
4 Stars
2.962962962962963%
(4)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
2.2222222222222223%
(3)
1 Star
9.62962962962963%
(13)

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I have seen Dr. Tom many times and have found him to be very kind, professional, and capable. The office staff and his NPs are very competent and personable as well. Although I have not gotten permanent relief from pain, he is willing to keep trying something else. I am grateful Dr. Tom does not...Read More
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After almost a full year of suffering from a misdiagnosis of my lower back pain, I was referred to Dr. Tom. After my tests, I was presented with all my options, and during my procedures, he and his staff were always professional, efficient, and kind . Dr. Tom answered all questions, before and...Read More
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I would recommend anyone seeking treatment for Chronic pain or pain issues to Dr. Tom, He is an Excellent Dr. and has helped me over the years with my chronic pain.
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I had severe back neck and shoulder pain nerve related. Had been to other doctors before. Dr. Tom was able to identify where my issue was and provided a treatment plan that worked great. Pain stopped and is still gone. Thank you Dr Tom! I would recommend him to anyone in need of back pain...Read More
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Very personable and takes the time to explain thoroughly what he's planning by way of treatment, he holds no punches he will give it to you straight. I would recommend Dr Tom to anyone
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AARP
Actions Healthcare Management
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Alfa Insurance Company
Allstate
Alta Health Network
Altec
Ameriben
American Family Insurance
American Republic
AmeriPlan
Discount Card
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Motorola Health Plans
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
American Indian Health Plan
Arizona Medical Network
Arizona PHCS
Assurant Health
AZ Benefit Options
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) EPO
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) PPO
AZ Health Concepts
Bankers Life and Casualty
Banner Health
Banner Physician Hospital Organization (BPHO)
Bashas Benefit Trust
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Benefit Concepts
Benesight
Berkshire Life Insurance Company of America
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Bridgeway Health Solutions
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Broadspire
Care 1st Health Plan
AHCCCS without Prior Authorization
Care Credit
Caremark Pharmacy
Carrington
CHAMPVA
Chandler Group
Christian Care
Medi-Share
Cigna
Cigna Healthcare of Arizona
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
City of Mesa Health Plan
CNA
Comprehensive Medical and Dental Program (CMDP)
Compusys
Concentra
Conseco
CopperPoint Mutual
CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company
Worker's Compensation WC
CoreSource
CorVel
CorVel PPO
Coventry Health Care
CRS
Delta Dental
Delta Dental PPO
EBMS
El Paso First Health Plan
Employers Dental Service
EDS
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Galaxy Health Network
Gila River HealthCare
Global Assistance
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Guardian
Dental
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance
Health Blink HCA
Health Choice of Arizona
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Health Net
Health Plan of Nevada
Healthcare Connect
HealthCare Consortium of Arizona
HealthPartners
HealthSmart
Humana
Gold
Humana HMO
Humana PPO
Indian Health Service
Integra Physician Network
Ironwood Cancer and Research Center
Kaiser Permanente
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
LifeWise
Lincoln
Lutheran Preferred
Lutheran Preferred PPO
Magellan Health Services
Magellan Health Services HMO
Maricopa Foundation For Medical Care
Maricopa Health Plan
Maricopa Managed Care
Marsh Affinity Group Services
Mayo Clinic
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Medicare
Medicare Advantage PPO
Medlife
MedPartners
MedPartners PPO
Mercy Care
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AHCCCS without Prior Authorization
Merge Healthcare
Meritain Health
Administrative Enterprises
MetLife
Midwest Life
Monumental Life Insurance Company
MultiPlan
IHP Discount Card
Integrated Health Plan (IHP)
Integrated Health Plan (IHP) PPO
RAN/AMN
ValuePoint
National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE)
National Care Network
National Roofers Union & Employers Joint Health & Welfare Fund
Network Platinum Plus
Network Platinum Plus PPO
New York Life
Northwestern Insurance Company
One Health
Operating Engineers Health & Welfare Plan
PHCS
PHCS PPO
Phoenix Health Plan
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Phoenix Health Plan (w/prior authorization)
Physicians Mutual
Pinal/Gila LTC
Portamedic
Premier Group Insurance
Prime Health Imaging
Prime Health Imaging EPO
Principal Life
Private HealthCare Systems
Private Small Business Insurance
Providence Health Plans
Preferred PPO
Prudential
Pyramid Life
Today's Option Medicare Advantage PFFS
SCAN Health Plan
Secure Care Indemnity
Sedgwick Claims Management Services
Worker's Compensation WC
Select Med
Select Med Select Med
Sierra Choice
Sierra Choice POS
Sliding Scale
Southwest Service Administrators, Inc.
Standard Insurance Company
State Farm
Sturm Ruger & Co.
Three Rivers Provider Network
Tricare
TriCare for Life
Triwest
TriCare/TriWest
Ucare
UniCare
United Concordia
Advantage Plus
United Healthcare Community Plan
AHCCCS Medicaid
United Healthcare Life Insurance Company
UnitedHealthCare
CarePlus
PacifiCare
PacifiCare HMO
PacifiCare POS
PacifiCare PPO
Secure Horizons
Sierra Health
United Healthcare
University Physicians
USA Managed Care Organization

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