Dr. Kamal Thapar, MD

Dr. Kamal Thapar, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Kamal Thapar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Altoona, WI and has been practicing for 33 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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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

Treatment Frequency
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
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
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
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 99 reviews

5 Stars
95.95959595959596%
(95)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
1.0101010101010102%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
1.0101010101010102%
(1)

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This was the best experience with the most professional care. Highly recommend.
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Very clean and proffesional. Top notch attention and advice.
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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
PacificSource
Thrivent Financial
Tricare
TriCare for Life
Ucare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital

Chippewa Falls, WI