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Patient Reviews

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
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 3.3
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

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.

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


Dr. Peterson has 16 hospital affiliations:

  • Valley Hospital 
  • Hackensack University Medical Center 


  • 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.
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Dr. Thomas Peterson practices Neurological Surgery near Hackensack, NJ.
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