Dr. Thomas Peterson, MD

Dr. Thomas Peterson, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
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Dr. Thomas Peterson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in neurosurgery.

140 Prospect Ave Ste 18

Hackensack, NJ 07601

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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Peterson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 59% of his peers

Dr. Peterson treats this condition more than 59% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 42% of his peers

Dr. Peterson treats this condition more than 42% of his peers

Broken Neck
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson treats Broken Neck more than 37% of his peers

Dr. Peterson treats this condition more than 37% of his peers

Dr. Peterson's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Paracentesis
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1982
New England Med Center Hospital
Residency Hospital
1977
Hospital Of University Penn
Internship Hospital
1976
Tufts University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1982
1977
1976

Awards

Dr. Peterson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Peterson

3.8

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
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(15)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
4.545454545454546%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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(6)

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Three months after Peterson and Andronaco performed spinal stenosis surgery on me, I was in the ER unable to walk. Peterson's attitude was that "nothing was wrong", although he ignored my requests to see the MRI. He said the fusion, obtained with an interspinal device using powdered bone, was...Read More
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He does not tell you the whole story when it comes to diagnosing. He failed miserably on my surgery and almost a year later I still cannot walk without excruciating pain. He also allowed another surgeon to perform work on me that I never met, never approved and would never have agreed to. Please go...Read More
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Dr. Peterson is an excellent surgeon. I had my procedure in February, 2014 and have not had any issues with my back since. He is a very dedicated doctor and is thorough with his treatment and questions. He also has a great sense of humor and is very kind! I have recommended him to all my friends...Read More
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