Dr. J Thomas Brown, MD
Not Accepting
New Patients

Dr. J Thomas Brown, MD

Save

Neurosurgery | Male

1200 S York St Ste 3160 Elmhurst, IL 60126 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

A board-certified neurosurgeon with over 25 years of experience, Dr. Brown cares for patients with a wide-range of neurological disorders. He has special interest and expertise in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of patients with back and neck problems including disc disorders and other degenerative diseases of the spine. Guided by a strong conservative care philosophy, Dr. Brown recommends invasive surgery only when non-surgical and minimally invasive alternatives have been unsuccessful or ruled inappropriate.

Read Less

Biography

Dr. J Thomas Brown, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Elmhurst, IL. He is 73 years old and has been practicing for 47 years.

Learn about this doctor

Dr. Brown's Experience

0ExperienceMatch
Experience Match

See how Dr. Brown's experience matches your preferences.

1
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

1
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

24
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

6
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

Awards & Recognition

View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.

Languages Spoken

Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.

    Visiting Dr. Brown

    Dr. Brown accepts 8 insurance carriers

    Dr. Brown's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brown to family and friends
    5
    based on 3 total surveys
    Dr. Brown's 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
      Under 10 minutes
    Have you seen Dr. J Thomas Brown, MD?
    Are you Dr. Brown?
    Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

    Dr. Brown's Care Philosophy

    A board-certified neurosurgeon with over 25 years of experience, Dr. Brown cares for patients with a wide-range of neurological disorders. He has special interest and expertise in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of patients with back and neck problems including disc disorders and other degenerative diseases of the spine. Guided by a strong conservative care philosophy, Dr. Brown recommends invasive surgery only when non-surgical and minimally invasive alternatives have been unsuccessful or ruled inappropriate.

    Dr. Brown's 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

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
      What is a recognized doctor
    • Media & Publications

      Dr. Brown has no media or publications listed.

    Background Check

    • 0
      Malpractice Claims

      No malpractice history found for Illinois.

      What is medical malpractice
    • 0
      Sanctions

      No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • 0
      Board Actions

      No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      What are board actions

    Board Certifications

    Why It Matters: Dr. Brown's Board Certifications

    Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Broken Neck
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Herniated Disc
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke

    Education

    • Medical School
      Northwestern University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1970

    • Internship Hospital
      Chicago Wesley Memorial

      Completed in 1971

    • Residency Hospital
      Northwestern University School Of Medicine

      Completed in 1975

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Harvard Medical School

      Completed in 1977

      Hospital Foch

      Completed in 1979

      Northwestern University School Of Medicine

      Completed in 1978

    Languages Spoken

    • English

    Memberships &
    Professional Affiliations

    Dr. Brown does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Brown and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities