Dr. John Thomas, MD

Dr. John Thomas, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 41
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Dr. John Thomas, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Wilmington, NC and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Georgetown University in 2004 and specializes in neurosurgery and minimally invasive neurological spine surgery.

2208 S 17th St Ste 201

Wilmington, NC 28401

Contact Information

(910) 763-3333

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Thomas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Thomas performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Spinal Fusion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas performs Spinal Fusion more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Thomas performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Thomas performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy

Dr. Thomas' conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Acrocephalosyndactyly
Back Pain
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Brain Tumor Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Craniotomy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Hematoma
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Kyphoplasty
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Microdiscectomy
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurosurgical Procedures
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Pituitary Surgery
Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Transphenoidal Surgery
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am a neurosurgeon who specializes in advanced minimally-invasive techniques in cranial and spinal surgery. Patients who undergo minimally-invasive spinal surgery (versus traditional spinal surgery) have been proven to have lower infection rate, ...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2010
    Georgetown University
    Residency Hospital
    2010
  • 2005
    Georgetown University
    Internship Hospital
    2005
  • 2004
    Georgetown University
    Medical School
    2004
  • 1999
    Duke University
    Undergraduate School
    1999

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Thomas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Thomas

4.5

Based on 57 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
12.280701754385966%
(7)

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I struggled with severe pain in my buttocks, shot down my leg and caused my feet to go numb for many years. The last 2 years I was very sedentary due to the pain I experienced when walking or standing. I was referred to Dr. Thomas who recommended a double fusion. I had this surgery this past...Read More
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I never got to see Dr. Thomas after waiting 5 weeks to see him after making appt. 45 mins. after I arrived I was told he was not in the office. A phone call may have been prudent by the office staff. Met with a hostile MA who basically said it my ball my game my rules. The PA Was my only option or...Read More
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I had a fusion, and a discectomy. Both were done orthoscopic. Dr. Thomas does not rush you into surgery. Lets you know if your a candidate, thoroughly explains your particular situation and possible options. I was in pain management until it no longer work and then went to surgery. He explains well...Read More
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I had a cyst pressing on nerves in my lower back. After surgery I walked out of the hospital pain free.
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Have seen Dr Thomas for over a year for a herniated disk. Last year pain management helped-not this year. Just had Microdiskectomy surgery And everyone will ask "did it work?" It is more painful is that I expected and it may not work. But I believe he's a good doctor. I had cold feet 10 min before...Read More
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Locations

Atlantic Neurosurgical and Spine Specialists

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 3:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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