Dr. Thomas Purtzer, MD
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Dr. Thomas Purtzer, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

373 Imperial Hwy, Fullerton, CA 92835 Get Directions
(800) 555-1212

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

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    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    • How well provider listens and answers questions
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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    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

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    • 0
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    • 1
      Sanction

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      • Unprofessional Conduct  (1/8/2015)
      • Action Taken: Surrender
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • State: Oregon
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      Board Actions

      Dr. Purtzer has 2 board actions

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      • Unknown  (11/8/2013)
      • Action Taken: License Placed on Inactive Status
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • State: Oregon
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • Unknown  (9/25/2013)
      • Action Taken: Practice Restriction
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      • State: Oregon
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    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

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • 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
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    Dr. Purtzer's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Purtzer

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients