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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Tompkins, Neurological Surgeon is Good. Dr. Tompkins has been reviewed by 36 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 3.8
Courteous Staff 3.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.1
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Tompkins, MD, PA is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Transplantation

Education & Awards

Dr. Tompkins graduated from Yale University, New Haven. He has 3 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2010 - 2013)
D Magazine *


Dr. Tompkins has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano 
  • Baylor University Medical Center 


  • English
  • Tagalog

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Additional Information
Dr. John R Tompkins MD and PA is a male Neurosurgeon, has 21 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. John R. Tompkins practice?
Dr. John Tompkins has 1 office location.
Dr. John Tompkins practices Neurological Surgery near Plano, TX.
See Plano Neurological Surgeons.