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Patient Reviews

4.0
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(13)
Patient comments (10)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thomas Peterson is Good. Dr. Peterson has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 10 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
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Promptness 4.2
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Courteous Staff 4.2
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
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Bedside Manner 3.3
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Spends Time with Me 3.7
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Follows Up After Visit 3.7
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Thomas Peterson, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Neurosurgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Peterson graduated from Tufts University, Boston. He has 4 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2015)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)

Affiliations

Dr. Peterson has 16 hospital affiliations:

  • Valley Hospital 
  • Hackensack University Medical Center 

Languages

  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Thomas Russell Peterson MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 35 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Thomas R. Peterson practice?
Dr. Thomas Peterson has 1 office location.
Dr. Thomas Peterson practices Neurological Surgery near Hackensack, NJ.
See Hackensack Neurological Surgeons.