Dr. Thomas Lovely, MD

Dr. Thomas Lovely, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Thomas Lovely, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Latham, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1182 Troy Schenectady Rd Ste 100

Latham, NY 12110

Contact Information

(518) 713-5400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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

Herniated Disc
high
more than 85% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
high
more than 79% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
normal
more than 76% of peers

Dr. Lovely'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

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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 Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • North Shore University Hosp/Cornell Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Temple University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lovely has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Lovely's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lovely to family and friends
23 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Lovely's 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 (4)

Worst doctor ever he did si joint fusion on my back now I have more pain and burning ands numbness in my right thigh he told me he wouldn't help me anymore and through me to the dogs he got his money he is horrible horrible doctor don't ever go to him he will screw your back up I lost everything...more
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Worst doctor ever he did si joint fusion on my back I had more pain burning and numbness in the thigh he told me he is not doing anything else and through me to the dogs he is a horrible doctor don't ever go to him he will destroy your back the staff never answers the phone you have to leave a...more
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I went to see dr. Lovely and they set me up with a physician assistant. They couldn't open my x-ray reports from the CD and they had no records that they were supposed to have faxed over from Albany Med. They told me they would research it and get back with me Monday. I called them a week later and...more
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Dr. Lovely is a compassionate physician who really talks to you and listens to you. He operated on me in 1998 and will be during surgery again this February 2016. I just love him. He really cares for his patients and treats them like people...
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