Dr. Thomas Pittman, MD

Dr. Thomas Pittman, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Thomas Pittman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

740 S Limestone Floor 1, Wing C, Rm B101

Lexington, KY 40536

Contact Information

(859) 323-5661

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Dr. Pittman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pittman performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Pittman performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pittman performs Brain Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Pittman performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pittman treats Meningiomas more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Pittman treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma

Dr. Pittman's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • 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
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Thomas Pittman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1989
St Louis Hospital St Louis University
Residency Hospital
1983
Albany Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital
1982
Albany Medical College
Medical School
1989
1983
1982

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Pittman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pittman

2.8

Based on 25 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Pittman seemed of a typical demeanor for the first two minutes. However when I asked questions for clarification, he became defensive. Soon afterward he reached for the door to leave the room without any cue from me that I was finished or any statement that he was leaving. He answered my last...Read More
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He does not communicate with the patient's family. He does not provide valuable information in a timely manner. He is arrogant and not easy to talk to. I would never recommend him to anyone.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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