Dr. Thomas Wascher, MD

Dr. Thomas Wascher, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(398)
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Dr. Thomas Wascher, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Appleton, WI. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

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
  • 24 More

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Broken Neck
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more than 88% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
high
more than 88% of peers
Cranial Trauma
normal
more than 82% of peers

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Specialties

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

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wascher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wascher's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wascher to family and friends
5.0
based on 398 total reviews (144 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (398)

  • 5
    (389)
  • 4
    (5)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Wascher's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (144)

in Ripon, Wi |
I would recommend Dr. Wascher to both family and friends without hesitation. He is a unique blend of gifted and talented. His compassion for individuals in need of his surgical skills is sincere. The number of patients he has successfully helped is a reflexion of his compassion and personal values....more
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in Black Creek, WI |
He was excellence on explaining everything. He was concerned for my health. He explained all the communications that went with the surgery. I was at ease with him.
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in Waupaca, WI |
I would Highly recommend Dr. Washer. Very professional, very intelligent, personal. Takes time for me, not in a hurry to move on to the next patient. concerned of what I thought, felt. Made me feel at ease. He showed me is chart of all his last patience. with a very high percent of successful...more
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in New London, WI |
Dr Wascher did my Neck fusion back in 2010. I had severe lower back pain. had several injections in my SI joints L4 and L5 vertebrae. had a rhizotomy and was referred by Dr. Hendricks to get an open rhizotomy done. Dr. Wascher did a couple x-rays. when he came in he told me my L5 was slipping which...more
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in Appleton Wi. |
A great carring doctor, Has done a lot for me in getting ridd of cronic pain i had for maney years. That other doctors told me they can't do nothing for me or the pain yoy have is not related to yor problem area. Well it was and found. A dr. Willing to fix it thank you Dr. Washer. Job well done
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Dr. Wascher accepts 33 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care
    Choice Care Network PPO
    Choice PPO
    Gold Choice
    Gold Plus
    Gold Plus Choice PPO
    Humana PPO
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Meritain Health
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Network Health
    Network Health HMO
    Network Health PPO
  • Network Platinum Plus
    Network Platinum Plus PPO
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    UMR
  • WEA Trust
    WEA Insurance Corporation
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid
  • Wisconsin Physicians Service

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