Dr. J Thomas Brown, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 73
(3)
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Dr. J Thomas Brown, MD
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.

1200 S York St Ste 3160

Elmhurst, IL 60126

Contact Information
Dr. J Thomas Brown, MD

Dr. J Thomas Brown, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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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.
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Dr. Brown's Experience

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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
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
24

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
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Procedures

  • 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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Northwestern University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Chicago Wesley Memorial
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Northwestern University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Hospital Foch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Northwestern University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brown has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brown's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brown to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews
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
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Dr. Brown accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.