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Dr. Kamal Thapar, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Thapar

Thapar Neurosurgery

1200 Oakleaf Way # A Altoona, WI 54720

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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.


Dr. Thapar's Reviews

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4.9

Based on 121 reviews

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Results of the surgery have been positive, I am very appreciative of the time that was given to explain and answer my questions. Everyone I had contact with during the whole experience was extremely helpful and demonstrated superior customer service.
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Th e procedure was great. My back pain is very much reduced, and I am walking better.
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Everything went much better then expected. Excellent staff, Wonderful doctor. Would not go any place else for care or surgery. .
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Great patient/staff communication. Very thorough communication on office visits. Impressed with these caring people for my over all health.
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Everything was great with my surgery
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Excellent, compassionate, dedicated both Dr. Thapar, Jolene and Katie. Thank you.
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Over all surgery and care great, very impressed with care.
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They saved my life.theyre all excellent and polite here i cant say enough good things about them .
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Everything has gone great regarding the surgery.
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The surgery with Dr. Thapar was the best decision I have ever made. Outstanding care with amazing results. I am completely pain free and back to a wonderful life thanks to Dr. Thapar, his staff, and staff at Oakleaf Hospital.
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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 th...

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

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(715) 832-1700

Dr. Thapar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
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
Commercial Insurance Company
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Choice Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
HealthPartners
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medica
Medicaid
Meritain Health
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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Tricare
TriCare for Life
Ucare
UnitedHealthCare
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Dr. Thapar's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
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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

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88% Patient experience rating, 19% higher than the national average

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2017)

HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital

Chippewa Falls, WI

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

87% Patient experience rating, 18% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)