Dr. Thomas Jones, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
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Age 69
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Dr. Thomas Jones, MD
Dr. Thomas Jones, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Santa Barbara, CA. He is 69 years old. Dr. Jones is affiliated with Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.

Neurosurgical Associates

2410 Fletcher Ave

Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Contact Information

(805) 682-1912

Dr. Thomas Jones, MD

Dr. Thomas Jones, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Jones' Experience

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Dr. Jones' 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
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
41

Conditions Treated

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

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Lahey Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jones has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jones' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jones to family and friends
4.4
based on 37 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Jones' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
in Santa Maria, CA |
I had injured my neck many years ago. After testing he told me I needed surgery. When I woke up after surgery I started vomiting and I was sick all day and night. My fear of damaging my neck was great. Finally the next day I was given something to stop it. I felt totally abandoned and neglected. He failed to tell me of the things I should and shouldn't do. My neck didn't heal correctly. I have suffered ever since. He's bedside manor is very cold and impatient.
in Santa Barbara, CA |
Dr. Jones has performed two surgeries for me in the past 22 years. He is a brilliant surgeon and a compassionate doctor. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone who is experiencing back pain.
in Lompoc, CA |
I had back problems and had consulted 2 other doctors. One wanted to do a double fusion. I suffered the pain for 6 months. I chose Dr jones because of other golfing buddies successful surgeries. He did a diskectomy and a laminactomy, ( two holes in back)I can't spell them. I could hardly walk when I went in and I felt so much better leaving the hospital. He believes in maintaining the integrity of your back and he is gifted. I am still great at 74 ys old 1 1/2 later. He's the best!
in Santa Barbara |
Extremely professional. Exactly what you want in a surgeon about to cut on your spine. Direct and no nonsense.
in Horseheads, NY |
Dr. Jones is caring, efficient with a personality exuding a quiet confidence giving his patients faith in his abilities and success
in Carpinteria, CA |
In Feb 2016 i experienced severe pain in my right leg. I had suffered back pain for 30 years. I was referred to Dr Jones. I met with Dr Jones on a Monday and surgery was performed as an outpatient on Thursday. I walked out of the hospital Thursday afternoon essentially pain free. I would recommend Dr Jones without reservation to any one with similar problems. WFB
in Santa Maria, CA |
I suffered from lower back pain for 34 years of my life and then I decided to seek medical help. I went to Doctor Jones and the surgery he performed has eliminated my suffering from my lower back pain. It has been a year now and I continue to not have any pain or any issues at all with my lower back. The surgery has been a great success for me. My thanks to Dr. Jones for relieving me of all that pain. Thanks a million!!!
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Dr. Jones accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Jones has admitting privileges

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
400 W Pueblo St
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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