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Dr. Thomas Pittman, MD

Neurosurgery*
2.7 (26)
Map Pin Small Lexington, KY
Accepting new patients
42 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Thomas Pittman, MD

Dr. Thomas Pittman, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Lexington, KY. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 42 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE and is affiliated with University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital. Dr. Pittman, completed a residency at St Louis Hosp-St Louis University. Patients rated Dr. Pittman an average 2.7 star rating.

Dr. Pittman works at Practice in Lexington, KY. They frequently treat conditions like Cerebral Edema, Chiari's Deformity and Meningiomas along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Pittman's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Kentucky Children's Hospital
    800 Rose St, Lexington, KY 40536 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (859) 323-8986
  2. 2
    Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    1101 Veterans Dr, Lexington, KY 40502 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (859) 233-4511

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  • University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital

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Cerebral Edema
Chiari's Deformity
Meningiomas
Brain Cancer
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Brain Surgery
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Traumatic Brain Injury
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Bone Cancer
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Epilepsy
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Hydrocephalus
Hypothalamus Cancer
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Scoliosis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Back Pain
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Broken Neck
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chordoma
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Cranial Trauma
Craniopharyngioma
Craniosynostosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lennox Gastaut Syndrome
Low Back Pain
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neurogenic Bowel
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pineal Region Tumors
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Post-Traumatic Coma
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Radiculopathy
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Torticollis
Vertebral Column Tumors
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Deep Brain Stimulation
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Neurostimulation
Neurostimulator Implantation
Peripheral Nerve Block
Pituitary Gland Tumor Resection
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Skull Base Surgery
Somatic Nerve Block
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    2.7
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    About Dr. Thomas Pittman, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 42 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1518925247
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • St Louis Hosp-St Louis University
    Residency
    Internship
    • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Thomas Pittman, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Pittman is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Pittman has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Pittman has seen patients for Cerebral Edema, Chiari's Deformity and Meningiomas, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Pittman on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    26 patients have reviewed Dr. Pittman. The overall rating for this provider is 2.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Pittman.

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