Dr. Thomas Peterson, MD

Dr. Thomas Peterson, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Thomas Peterson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in neurosurgery.

140 Prospect Ave Ste 18

Hackensack, NJ 07601

Contact Information

(201) 525-0500

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Peterson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 79% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
normal
more than 54% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 47% of peers

Dr. Peterson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
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7  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Peterson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Peterson's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Peterson to family and friends
22 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Peterson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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...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...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...more
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