Dr. Jeffrey Tharp, DO

Dr. Jeffrey Tharp, DO

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(21)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jeffrey Tharp, DO is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Akron, OH and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Ohio University College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1990 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.

999 N Main St

Akron, OH 44310

Contact Information

(330) 929-2694

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • 3 More

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Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture

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Procedures

  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (ALIF)
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pain Pump
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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

  • Ohio University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Ohio University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Warren General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Florida Spine Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Post Laminectomy Pseudomeningocele, September

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tharp's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tharp to family and friends
4.0
based on 21 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Tharp's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Cuyahoga falls
Its was a horrible expierence he said not one word too me ran needles over my legs said walk I did then I sat down he said nothing I can do for you and walked out told nurses he won't need to see me again I have been in pain for a year been going through back therapy. Well I decided second opinion...more
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Very good experience and result with injections.
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in Munroe Falls, OH
He performed cervical diskectomy and fusion surgery 15 years ago (2001) and my neck pain and motion is flawless and much better than expected all these years later. Recently had lumbar problem and series of injections - working great and relieved the very severe pain. Would always recommend him.
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in Akron Ohio
He did surgery on my lower back fracture and he did a amazing job . I can do everything I did before the wreck . He goes over everything very expertly . He is the best Spain doctor I've seen .
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in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
DR Tharp takes time to show and explain to you what is going on
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