Dr. Thomas Kraus, DO

Dr. Thomas Kraus, DO

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Thomas Kraus, DO is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Birmingham, AL. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

513 Brookwood Blvd Ste 101

Birmingham, AL 35209

Contact Information

(205) 802-6565

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • Ohio Univ College Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Doctors Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kraus has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Kraus' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kraus to family and friends
4.4
based on 14 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Kraus' 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
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Birmingham, AL |
He is Double Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Management and is a D.O. versus a M.D. which is more suited for Pain and knowing an alternative type of Medical School. He is a Decent Person in my situation and always treated me fair and did what he said after my 23rd Major Spine Surgery on my Lumbar Spine this past October 9th, 2014. As of January 1st, 2016 he relocated to Huntsville, Alabama and is working with ALL Double Board Certified Pain Specialist at : Tennessee Valley Pain Consu
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kraus accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Kraus has admitting privileges

Brookwood Medical Center
2010 Brookwood Medical Ctr Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
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