Dr. Thomas Purtzer, MD

Dr. Thomas Purtzer, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 63 years old

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Dr. Purtzer specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Fullerton, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Purtzer's Reviews

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based on 32 total surveys (1 with a review)
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Kind and very caring of his patients. Best doctor I've seen in my 63 years.
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Dr. Purtzer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  Sanctions found
  •  Board actions found

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 1
    Sanction

    Dr. Purtzer has received 1 sanction

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    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • Unprofessional Conduct (1/8/2015)
    • Action Taken: Surrender
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Oregon
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  • 2
    Board Actions

    Dr. Purtzer has 2 board actions

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    What are board actions
    • Unknown (11/8/2013)
    • Action Taken: License Placed on Inactive Status
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Oregon
    • Unknown (9/25/2013)
    • Action Taken: Practice Restriction
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Oregon
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Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    University Oreg/Hlth Scis University

    Completed in 1979

  • Residency Hospital
    Loma Linda University

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

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