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Dr. Thomas Norton, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 79

Dr. Norton

Dr. Thomas Norton, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 52 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1965 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(520) 795-7750

Dr. Norton accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Centene
Cigna
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Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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Dr. Norton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Disorders
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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
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • 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 Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • 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
1967
Cook Co Hospital
Residency Hospital
1966
Cook Co Hospital
Internship Hospital
1965
Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
Medical School
1971
1967
1966
1965

Awards

Dr. Norton's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Norton

4.7

Based on 42 reviews

5 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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Needed back stabilization and fusion. Did a lot of research on doctors and found Dr. Norton. Was very glad I did. He is one of the best! Dr. Norton is the only dr. I have ever been to that still comes out into the lobby and calls your name.....he doesn't have to do this! Quiet, knowledgeable,...Read More
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MY EXPERIENCE WITH DR. NORTON WAS THAT HE IS HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL, RESPECTFUL, AND KNOWLEDGEABLE WITH REGARD TO MY MEDICAL FINDINGS. I HAVE THE HIGHEST RESPECT FOR THIS FINE NEUROSURGEON.
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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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