Dr. Thomas Lyons, MD

Dr. Thomas Lyons, MD

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

4921 Airline Dr

Metairie, LA 70001

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Lyons' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lyons treats Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Lyons treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Shoulder Disorders
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very high

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Dr. Lyons treats Shoulder Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Lyons treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lyons treats Osteoarthritis of Shoulder more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Lyons treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Lyons' conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Arm Surgery
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Degenerative Disc Disease
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Tenotomy
Femur Fracture
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Replacement
Knee Surgery
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Neuroplasty
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Block
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rotator Cuff Surgery
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)
Steroid Injection
Systemic Chondromalacia
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Thomas Lyons, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Tulane Univ Sch Of Med in 1993 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

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Dr. Thomas Lyons is knowledgeable, friendly, and professional. He and his staff are diligent in their profession. Along with his PT, Lila, I was recovering quickly. Four months out of surgery, and I am doing planks and pushups, along with many other exercises. I have the utmost respect for Dr....Read More
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Great experience with Dr Lyons and the staff at Orthopedic Center for Sports Medicine. Dr Lyons performed shoulder surgery in July and six weeks later, I was released. Luckily, it was a torn rotator cuff, but he did fix my torn bicep and cleaned out the bone spurs. Recovery was quick and...Read More
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My name is Jimmy Crisham, I just had surgery on my left shoulder to attach my biceps muscle. Dr. Lyons did my surgery, and it went so good I was just released from physical therapy with full range of motion and no pain after five weeks. I have had shoulder surgery before from other Doctors but none...Read More
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Dr. Lyons is excellent!! Personality is amazing he actually takes the time to explain everything to you and he cares !!! So Blessec to hv him as my Doctor !
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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...Read More
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