Dr. Thomas Scully, MD

Dr. Thomas Scully, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Thomas Scully, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

5860 N La Cholla Blvd Ste 100

Tucson, AZ 85741

Contact Information

(520) 742-7890

Insurance Accepted

  • American Enterprise Group
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Spine Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 89% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 85% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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13  Procedures

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  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Indiana University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Indiana University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Thomas Scully, MD
Dr Scully performed a minimally invasive procedure on my lower back. He did what is called a discectomy and laminectomy as well as decompress a cyst that was pushing on my spinal cord. He explained everything, and was very compassionate and professional. would HIGHLY recommend this doctor for any...Read More
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Lori in Tucson, AZ – Aug 09, 2018
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This is a man who has mastered his field, he is extremely knowledgeable and capable in diagnosing and resolving neurological problems. But what impressed me the most was his compassion, understanding and comforting nature. His office personnel share these approaches to patient care with him and a...Read More
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Marjorie Wren in Hereford, AZ – Nov 21, 2016
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I had injured my neck in Afghanistan and met with Dr. Scully and his PA. They were both professional, informative. the did an assessment of my neck and called me at home that evening and said that they had scheduled me for surgery. The procedure went well, several hrs. I recovered and went back to...Read More
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Gary in Tucson, AZ – Mar 27, 2016
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While I liked Dr. Scully and respected his opinions I have issues with his communication. I had back surgery and had problems right from the start. I would consider it a failed surgery. I know it doesn't always go according to plan but that's not my concern. I feel Dr. Scully didn't apologize for...Read More
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Dorothy Hurst in Oro Valley AZ – Jan 10, 2016
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