Dr. Kamal Thapar, MD

Dr. Kamal Thapar, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Kamal Thapar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Altoona, WI and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Calgary School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

1200 Oakleaf Way # A

Altoona, WI 54720

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Choice Health
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Dr. Thapar's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thapar treats Low Back Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Thapar treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Spondylolisthesis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thapar treats Spondylolisthesis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Thapar treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thapar treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Thapar treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Thapar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Thapar received his medical degree from the University of Calgary. He completed his residency training at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada, where he also completed a PhD in pituitary tumor biology. He completed three fellowships in t...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Los Angeles County University Of Southern California Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1985
University Of Calgary School Of Medicine
Medical School
1985

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Thapar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Thapar

4.9

Based on 106 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
2.830188679245283%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
0.9433962264150944%
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Wonderful experience st one of the worst times of my life . A beacon of hope.
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Dr. Thapar and his staff are an amazing trio of specialists. I received the care necessary to give me back the active life I love. I'm grateful to have had Dr. Thapar and his team handling my extensive lumbar surgery. They are forthcoming with needed education and information and in answering all...Read More
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Good people. Procedure went fine. Absolutely no problems since no pain as well.
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Dr Thapar, Jolene, and Katie have all been fantastic and amazing!
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The surgery was excellent, my movement came back almost immediately. Thank you so much!
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Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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First Choice Health
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Choice Care PPO
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HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital

Chippewa Falls, WI