Dr. Thomas Craven, MD

Dr. Thomas Craven, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(18)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Thomas Craven, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Tulsa, OK. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.

6585 S Yale Ave Ste 200

Tulsa, OK 74136

Contact Information

(918) 481-2767

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

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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

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Craven does not have any board certifications listed.

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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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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

Dr. Craven has no awards or honors listed.

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

Dr. Craven does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Craven and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Craven's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Craven to family and friends
2.1
based on 18 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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

Dr. Craven's Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Tulsa, OK |
Highly knowledgeable with excellent communication skills regarding explaining condition and treatment options. Very eager and at ease with Dr Craven handling the upcoming surgery on my cervical spine.
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Jenks, OK |
Wouldn't recommend this jerk to my worst enemy. Arrogant as can be. He was so unprofessional. Ripping other doctors. I waited 2 hours for this? What a joke!!!
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in Tahlequah, OK |
Very rude, his back hurts too, its arthritis, you don't need injections, do you and your spouse always wear matching shirts.
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Cedar Hill, MO |
Very bad experience going to this Dr., especially the extreme rudeness of front receptionist...Do not recommend!
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Dallas, TX |
He is a very poor excuse for a human being. I should have listened to the bad reviews instead of going with who my general doc referred me to. I will be telling my doc never to send patients to him. Rude, condescending and I overheard him talking bad about coworkers and other staff. I could hear...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Craven accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Community Care Network
    Standard Network PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Craven has admitting privileges

Oklahoma Surgical Hospital
2408 E 81st St
Tulsa, OK 74137
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Saint Francis Hospital
6161 S Yale Ave
Tulsa, OK 74136
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