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 29 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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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. 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 Sheath Tumors
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Thomas Pittman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 29 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
    1989
  • 1983
    Albany Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1983
  • 1982
    Albany Medical College
    Medical School
    1982

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Pittman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pittman

2.8

Based on 25 reviews

5 Stars
44%
(11)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
56%
(14)

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
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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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