Dr. Thomas Norton, MD

Dr. Thomas Norton, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 78
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Dr. Thomas Norton, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 51 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1965 and specializes in neurosurgery.

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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Dr. Norton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Norton treats Brain Disorders more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Norton treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Norton performs Brain Surgery more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Norton performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Deep Brain Stimulation
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Norton performs Deep Brain Stimulation more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Norton performs this procedure more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Norton's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Parkinson's Disease
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our aim is to provide the highest quality neurological care, the same level of care we would want for ourselves or our loved ones.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

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Dr. Norton's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Norton

4.7

Based on 40 reviews

5 Stars
90%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
5%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr Norton is very skilled and very knowledgeable. He is also very compassionate and patient. I wish he could be my Primary Care Physician.
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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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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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Insurance accepted

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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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