Dr. Najeeb Thomas, MD

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Neurosurgery

Dr. Najeeb Thomas, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Metairie, LA and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from SOUTHWEST COLLEGE OF NATUROPATHIC MEDICINEHEALTH SCIENCES in 1997. He is affiliated with medical facilities East Jefferson General Hospital and Touro Infirmary. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Najeeb Thomas, MD

Southern Brain & Spine

3798 Veterans Memorial Blvd Ste 200 Metairie, LA 70002
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L4 L5 fusion in 2008 Best decision I’ve ever made for my back. On no pain meds. I haven’t seen Dr Thomas in over 9yrs. He gave me my quality of life back. Highly recommended.. I climb on roofs everyday for a living too!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Arthur Mitchell – Dec 16, 2020
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I won’t let anyone but Dr Thomas touch my back! I’ve been his patient for many years.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jane Jurik – Oct 12, 2020
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Dr. Thomas worked on & replaced 3/4, 5/6 disc in my neck. I was in severe pain. He said my neck was much worse than the MRI or Malogram showed bc of spurs. Thank you Doctor Thomas for your wonderful caring way in giving me my live back!!! ** His Nurses also are great & think the world of this dedicated surgeon & family man!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Ronada – Feb 03, 2020
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He saved my left leg and reduced my pain level to almost none. One orthopedics and 5 neurosurgeons diagnosed me with a tumor and told me I should live with it as long as possible as might be paralyzed if try to go in there. He diagnosed me with a herniated disc far lateral as radiologist kept reading it as a mass. He operated and I was 90% better in a month. I would not be walking at all if he had not done this for me. He is the best diagnostician I have ever seen.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Tami Green in Fairhope , AL – Jun 14, 2018
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Dr. Thomas and his staff are true professionals. His work on my back solved my many years of back issues immediately. I could not be happier with my care.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Barry Kern in New Orleans – Apr 25, 2018
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bad accident, 5 level fusion. He and his partner took 8 hours to put me back together again .2 titanium rods and 8 screws. great recovery.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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michael in covington La – Feb 14, 2018
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I would recommend Dr.Thomas to anyone. Dr. Thomas put me on my feet and gave me my life back. He did a spinal fusion of L4 & L5,removed a disc and replaced it with a cadaver disc. Recovery was rapid and. in 2 weeks I was walking without a walker. At 6 weeks I was driving. I can now go about my life again. Thank you Dr. Thomas. You are the best. Charlen Womack
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Charlen Womack in Kenner, LA – Jun 13, 2017
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I routinely hand out professional cards to my friends suffering with back ailments.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Margaret Magee in Patterson, Louisiana – Aug 19, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Najeeb Thomas, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Metairie, LA and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from SOUTHWEST...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

La State University School Of Med
Residency Hospital
1997
SOUTHWEST COLLEGE OF NATUROPATHIC MEDICINEHEALTH SCIENCES
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Najeeb Thomas, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Thomas frequently treats Thoracic Spine Fracture, Osteoarthritis of Spine, and Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Thomas treats.

Where is Dr. Najeeb Thomas, MD's office located?

Dr. Thomas' office is located at 3798 Veterans Memorial Blvd Ste 200, Metairie, LA 70002. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Thomas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thoracic Spine Fracture
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Thoracic Spine Fracture more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Spine
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

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

Dr. Thomas performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Thomas performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy

Dr. Thomas' conditions and procedures:

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Upper Back Pain

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Southern Brain & Spine3798 Veterans Memorial Blvd Ste 200 Metairie, LA 70002
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