Dr. John Thalgott, MD

Dr. John Thalgott, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. John Thalgott, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1979 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic spine surgery, and more.Read his story

600 S Rancho Dr

Las Vegas, NV 89106

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Thalgott performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Thalgott's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Thalgott's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thalgott "Dr. Thalgott has had over 100 abstracts accepted for either oral or poster presentation at annual spine meetings throughout the world. He is fellowship trained in general spinal surgery, adult reconstructive spinal surgery, and spinal trauma and deformity surgery. Dr. Thalgott has been practicing medicine in Las Vegas since 1986. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thalgott "Our philosophy about cervical, thoracic, and lumbar reconstruction is to choose methods which are the least invasive whenever possible."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

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13  Procedures

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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

  • Washington University St Louis
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Lac/Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Los Angeles Chldns Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • St Charles Genl Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thalgott has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thalgott's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thalgott to family and friends
24 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Thalgott'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

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I can’t thank Dr. Thalgott enough for everything he’s done. He saved my mom’s life in 1994 with a spinal fusion and again in 2013 with 2 more back surgeries. Now he’s saved me too! At 51 years old and suffering for 5 years with left & right side sciatica and a bad back, he performed a Posterior...more
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After another doctor recommend surgery, he said that he did not recommen surgery. He was right as the problem turn out to be ALS. HE IS HONEST AND MUCH BETTER THAN MOST OF THE Orthopedic surgeons in town.
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Dr. Thalgott is the best he has been treating me for over 25 years, and has always given me nothing but the best care.
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No matter WHAT TIME you schedule your appointment for - you will wait THREE HOURS to see him. And that makes him a BAD doctor. Nothing else matters - if you can't get in to see him in under three hours, and you're losing time from work, and you're in agony - it doesn't matter how good he might be...more
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