Dr. Gary Thomas, MD

Neurology •  Male
  
Dr. Thomas
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Penn State Health Neurology

500 University Dr Ste 3100 Hershey, PA 17033

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Dr. Gary Thomas, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Hershey, PA and has over 19 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Thomas has more experience with Headache and Epilepsy than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine medical school in 2001. He is affiliated with Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Thomas to book an appointment.


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Dr. Thomas accepts the following insurance:

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Practice Areas

Headache

Headache is a common symptom that can sometimes signal a more serious condition, such as migraine, high blood pressure, or cerebral hemorrhage.Compare with other Headache specialists.

Typically treats 84% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Headache
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Headache more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 85% of their peers

Migraine
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Migraine more than 81% of their peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 81% of their peers

Epilepsy

Epilepsy specialists diagnose and treat spectrum of brain disorders that cause seizures due to an interruption of normal nerve activity in the brain.Compare with other Epilepsy specialists.

Typically treats 44% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Seizure Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Seizure Disorders more than 50% of their peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 50% of their peers

EEG (Electroencephalogram)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas performs EEG (Electroencephalogram) more than 45% of their peers

Dr. Thomas performs this procedure more than 45% of their peers

Epilepsy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Epilepsy more than 39% of their peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 39% of their peers

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Dr. Thomas' conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Dr. Thomas has always taken time to address any concerns or questions. He is open-minded and responsive. I am thankful for the care I have received.
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Great nuerologist in this practice. Takes the time with the patient. Very busy so requires time and patience.
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Biography

Dr. Gary Thomas, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Hershey, PA and has over 19 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Thomas has more experience with Headache and Epilepsy than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Pennsylvania Stat...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurology

Education

2001
Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
Medical School

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Locations

Penn State Health Neurology

Penn State Health Neurology500 University Dr Ste 3100 Hershey, PA 17033
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Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Hershey, PA

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)