Dr. Thomas Norton, MD

Dr. Thomas Norton, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 77
(39)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Thomas Norton, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Tucson, AZ. He is 77 years old and has been practicing for 51 years.

2450 E River Rd

Tucson, AZ 85718

Contact Information

(520) 795-7750

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 92% of peers
Brain Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Norton "Our aim is to provide the highest quality neurological care, the same level of care we would want for ourselves or our loved ones."
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

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

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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

  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • Cook Co Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Cook Co Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1967
  • University Ill Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Norton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Norton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Norton to family and friends
4.7
based on 39 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (35)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Norton'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

in Tucson, AZ |
Dr. Norton is awesome!!! I had a ruptured disc in L-4, L-5. He got me into surgery within days of my initial visit. The followup was tremendous. When I was having some issues with radiating pain in my leg following surgery, he took the time to do follow up tests to make sure the nerve damage...more
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in Tucson, AZ |
I have been seeing Dr Norton for a problem in my spine and I love that he comes out to get me himself in the waiting room. He explains what the MRI is showing very well and is very calm and knowledgeable. His assistant Vanessa is awesome as well and has helped me with other issues in the...more
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in Tucson, AZ |
Dr. Norton was so skilled in fixing my disc problem. I have had wonderful recovery. He always sees me ON TIME and comes to get me himself when I am in the waiting room. No reservations in recommending this fine physician. He ROCKS!
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in Marana, AZ |
I ruptured a disk in my lower back and couldn't walk without extreme pain. I had surgery with Dr. Norton and had immediate relief. Now after two years I am close to back to normal. Dr Norton is a very excellent back surgeon.
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in Tucson, AZ |
Dr. Norton is an excellent neurosurgeon. He performed brain surgery on me on July 14, 2016. His strong points include five star(*****) knowledge and experience in neuroscience; his bedside manner; his thoroughness in teaching the procedure pre-op and results post-op to patient, friends, and...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Norton accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Centene
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Health Net
    Health Net PPO
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
    Health Net of Arizona HMO
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Norton has admitting privileges

Tucson Medical Center
5301 E Grant Rd
Tucson, AZ 85712
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