Dr. Michael A. Thomas, DO

Dr. Michael A. Thomas, DO

Neurosurgery | Male | 51 years old

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As one of the most elite orthopedic practices in the country, our size and strength allows for a larger depth of knowledge. Our physicians are both generally and specialty trained. No matter how common or obscure your problem, we have the capability to offer the best treatment.Read more

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Dr. Thomas brings a tremendous amount experience not to mention his expertise in Neurosurgery. Dr. Thomas is a Medical Specialist...Read more

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Dr. Thomas brings a tremendous amount experience not to mention his expertise in Neurosurgery. Dr. Thomas is a Medical Specialist who treats diseases and conditions affecting the nervous system, which includes the brain, the spine, spinal cord, and the peripheral nerves.

Dr. Thomas' Care Philosophy

As one of the most elite orthopedic practices in the country, our size and strength allows for a larger depth of knowledge. Our physicians are both generally and specialty trained. No matter how common or obscure your problem, we have the capability to offer the best treatment.

Dr. Thomas says...

Our team of board certified surgeons and knowledgeable staff use the latest medical knowledge and technology to provide you the best care available.

Dr. Thomas says...

The care at Sea Spine Orthopedic Institute doesn't stop at just making a diagnosis and formulating the treatment plan, we remain involved throughout the entire healing process to ensure the fastest, healthiest and most complete recovery possible.

Dr. Thomas says...

Thank you for your feedback! I appreciate all responses and take them seriously. 

Dr. Thomas' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  •  Sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Professional Misconduct (11/15/2013)
    • Action Taken: Probation
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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Oklahoma State Univ Center For Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    Tulsa Regional Medical Center

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine

    Completed in 1997

    Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    Completed in 1997

    New Hyde Park, New York

    Completed in 1997

    New York College of Osteopathic Medicine / New York Institute of Technology

    Completed in 1997

    North Shore Long Island Jewish Hospital

    Completed in 1997

    North Shore University Hospital

    Completed in 1995

    NY U

    Completed in 1996

    NYCOM-St Barnabas

    Completed in 1997

    Schneider's Children's Hospital

    Completed in 1997

    Tulsa Regional Medical Center

    Completed in 1993

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Dr. Allan D. Levi, M.D., PhD, FACS - Spine Fellowship

    Completed in 2010

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Brain Injury Neurology
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotaxis

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