Dr. Thomas Lyons, MD

Dr. Thomas Lyons, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Thomas Lyons, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Kenner, LA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Tulane Univ Sch Of Med in 1993 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

671 W Esplanade Ave Ste 100

Kenner, LA 70065

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Joint Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 91% of peers
Achilles Tendinitis
more than 88% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger


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15  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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  • Tulane Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Tulane Univ Dept Of Surg
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Tulane Univ Dept Of Ortho Surg
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Mississippi Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lyons has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lyons' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lyons to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lyons' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Lyons repaired rotator cuff tears (one complete tear and one partial) removed some bone spurs and some arthritic damage while he was at it. His counsel was cautious and spot on. He is very experienced with this surgery. I heard many negative stories about this surgery but my experience was...more
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Dr. Lyons is a very good doctor. He will only do surgery as a last resort. He is and excellent Doctor. I had rotator cuff surgery and had no problems at all, but I heard horror story's from people at Therapy about other Doctors.
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