Dr. Thomas Craven, MD

Dr. Thomas Craven, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Thomas Craven, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Tulsa, OK and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

6585 S Yale Ave Ste 200

Tulsa, OK 74136

Contact Information

(918) 528-3300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Craven performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Craven's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Craven does not have any board certifications listed.

57  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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9  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Oklahoma.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Bethel College, Ba
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Kansas Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency, University Of Kansas Medical Center, 1990-94
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • The State University Of New York At Buffalo, Spinal Surgery Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Mid-Central States Orthopaedic Society, Henry O. Marsh, MD Award, 1993
  • Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, 1991
  • Kansas University Homestaff Day Research Award, 1993
  • A.D.A. Travel Award, 1993
Media & Publications
  • Atrial Natriuretic Peptides: The Role of Phenylalanne on Biological Activity, 1988
  • The effects of implant stiffness on the bypassed bone mineral density and facet fusion stiffness of the canine spine, 1994
  • The effect of delayed repair on microvascular patency rates, 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Craven's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Craven to family and friends
24 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Craven's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

Dr. Craven and the entire staff at Advanced Orthopedics was outstanding. He has a great bedside manner, very knowledgeable & understanding of my pain level, no pressure to choose between my options for care, and is obviously passionate about his patients. I went to see him with a severely...more
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Amazing results. This guy helped me get approved for a procedure workers comp denied. The staff was amazing and prompt. I am pain free.
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I read a lot of the reviews prior to going and had my reservations, but this doctor was nothing but great to me. I am 2 weeks post op and am feeing great. The results he promised were delivered at 100%.
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Excellent guy, very genuine. I felt he answered all of our questions. After surgery, he walked us through what to expect and he was spot on. We are thankful he took a conservative approach because it worked. My son has his football tossing dad back!
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I was terrified when my husband was injured at work. Dr. Craven was very thorough with all of his explanations and. Was very careful in planning his method of treatment. My husband has gone from not being able to walk more than 6-10 steps to feeling great two weeks after surgery. We are so...more
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