Dr. Thomas S. Loftus, MD

Dr. Thomas S. Loftus, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 44 years old

Austin Neurosurgical Institute, Austin
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2015 Five Star Recipient for Neurosurgery

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Dr. Loftus specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Austin, TX. He practices at 2 locations.

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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4.4 based on 51 responses
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Experience with Dr. Loftus
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Austin, TX |
Excellent experience with Dr Loftus. Performed minimally invasive disk compression. I label him the pain eliminator.
in Elgin, TX |
I had three bulging discs in my neck. After physical therapy, pain treatments I decided that it was time to do something else. I had been dealing with neck, head, shoulder and arm pain for years. Dr. Loftus and I decided it was time for surgery. Surgery was done on the 15th of Feb. and I couldn't be happier. Pain and numbness in right arm was gone. Neck wasn't that painful. Dr. Loftus and his staff are wonderful.
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Procedures Performed

  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

    Graduated in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Missouri Hospitals and Clinics
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Boone Hospital Center

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • 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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Dr. Loftus' Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Loftus

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients