Dr. Thomas Wascher, MD

Dr. Thomas Wascher, MD

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Dr. Thomas Wascher, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Appleton, WI and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago / Stritch School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in neurosurgery, cerebrovascular neurosurgery, and more.Read his story

5320 W Michaels Dr

Appleton, WI 54913

Contact Information

(920) 882-0818

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
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Dr. Wascher's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wascher treats Brain Cancer more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Wascher treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wascher treats Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma) more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Wascher treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Chordoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma
Myelopathy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wascher treats Myelopathy more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Wascher treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy

Dr. Wascher's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
Arthritis of the Neck
Arthritis of the Spine
Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
Artificial Disc Replacement
Astrocytoma
Benign Astrocytoma
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Brainstem Glioma
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carotid Ultrasound
Cavernous Malformation of Spine
Cerebellar Astrocytoma
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Astrocytoma
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Block
Cervical Disc Degeneration
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Microdiscectomy
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spondylitis
Cervical Spondylolisthesis
Cervical Sprain
Chordoma
Chronic Neck Pain
Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
Cranial CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery
Cranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Hematoma
Fracture
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
Glioma
Gliomatosis Cerebri
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
Kyphosis
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Laminoplasty
Laminotomy
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Sympathetic Block
Malignant Astrocytoma
Malignant Glioma
Medical Branch Block
Medulloblastoma
Meningiomas
Microdiscectomy
Myelopathy
Neck Bone Trauma
Neck Injuries
Neck Mass
Neck Pain
Neck Tumor
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Blocks
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Novalis® Radiosurgery
Oligodendroglioma
Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
Pathological Spine Fracture
Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Radiculitis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Malignancies
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Instability
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Total Disc Replacement
Traumatic Brain Injury
TrueBeam™ Radiosurgery
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma

About Me

Care Philosophy

We practice with a simple rule to guide us: treat every patient like family. We want to care for you as we would expect our own loved ones to be cared for. 

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Critical Care Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1992
    Barrow Neur Inst-St Joseph's Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital
    1992
  • 1991
    Loyola U-Foster G McGaw Hosp
    Residency Hospital
    1991
  • 1986
    Loyola U-Foster G McGaw Hosp
    Internship Hospital
    1986
  • 1985
    Loyola University Of Chicago / Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1985
  • 1981
    Eastern Illinois University
    Undergraduate School
    1981

Awards

Dr. Wascher's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wascher

5.0

Based on 465 reviews

5 Stars
97.84946236559139%
(455)
4 Stars
1.2903225806451613%
(6)
3 Stars
0.21505376344086022%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
0.6451612903225806%
(3)

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Complicated, large subdural hematoma was skillfully and very effectively treated and is now completely resolved. Amazing results. Dr Wascher and his PA Mr. Bond are very skilled, compassionate and kind.
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I couldn't ask for a better surgeon for my brain tumors. Dr. Wascher has been my doctor & surgeon for 20 years. I have had the best care & outcome of my surgery's & also cyberknife. I trust him totally with my life in his hands. I highly recommend him for any surgery that he specializes in. I...Read More
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I went to another Dr. first before finding Dr. Wascher. Dr. Wascher was amazing. He took the time to listen, ordered a number of tests to determine the full extent of my injury, and then explained everything including the rehabilitation plan. I made a full recovery and I'm very happy that I...Read More
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Tom and David cared and encouraged all my questions and concerns. They saw better than I how severe my situation was and worked expeditiously to get me pain free and healed!
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One year ago on November 15th, 2017 Dr. Wascher performed my spinal fusion. It was the kind that required the pedicle screws, rods and plates. The procedure was a complete success. I have not experienced even the slightest amount of pain since then. But don't take my word for it. Research the...Read More
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Medicaid
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
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Blue Preferred Plus POS
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
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Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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Medicaid
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Medicaid
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Network Health PPO
Network Platinum Plus
Network Platinum Plus PPO
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Medicaid
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Medicaid
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Thrivent Financial
UnitedHealthCare
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Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
UMR
WEA Trust
WEA Insurance Corporation
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
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