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Dr. Thomas Norton Bernard, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Columbus, GA 31909 (5 other locations)
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About Thomas Norton Bernard MD

Dr. Thomas Norton Bernard, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Columbus, GA, with other offices in Auburn, AL and Lagrange, GA. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Spine Surgery. Dr. Bernard is affiliated with The Rehabilitation Center At Northside Medical Center. He speaks Spanish and English.

Patients’ Perspective

  • Easy scheduling
  • On-time appointments
  • Provides follow-up as needed

Awards

  • Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

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  • Patients' Choice Award (2020, 2014)

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  • On-Time Doctor Award (2020, 2014)

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  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2020, 2015)

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Locations

Dr. Thomas Norton Bernard has 6 locations

Hughston Clinic 6262 Veterans Pkwy Columbus, GA 31909
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Columbus Specialty Hospital 616 19th St Columbus, GA 31901
Hughston Clinic Auburn 161 E University Dr Auburn, AL 36832
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Piedmont Columbus Regional Northside 100 Frist Ct Columbus, GA 31909
Hughston Clinic Lagrange 107 Calumet Center Rd Lagrange, GA 30241
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Hughston Clinic 161 E University Dr Ste 101 Auburn, AL 36832
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS

Specialties

Dr. Thomas Norton Bernard has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Thomas Norton Bernard has the following 15 areas of expertise

  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Arthroscopy
  • Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Hip Surgery
  • Herniated Disc
  • Bone Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Laminectomy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Scoliosis
  • Joint Replacement

Education

44 Years Experience

Usphs Hospital

Residency

Tulane University School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1979

Dr. Thomas Norton Bernard Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Ambetter GA
  • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Open Access POS Alternate Network
  • BCBS Alabama
    • BCBS AL PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS GA Blue Choice PPO
  • BCBS Georgia
    • BCBS GA Blue Choice HMO
    • BCBS GA Blue Open Access POS
    • BCBS GA BlueChoice Option POS
  • Blue Open Access POS Plus - GA
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • GA Ambetter
  • Humana
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
  • Humana Choice POS
  • MEDICA CHOICE WITH UNITEDHEALTHC
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC NAVIGATE PLUS POS
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Thomas Norton Bernard

As soon as Thomas Bernard, Jr. received his undergraduate degree in biology from Tulane University in 1971, he was commissioned in the United States Navy and served as gunnery officer. Returning to Tulane Medical School, Dr. Bernard earned his medical degree, interned with the United States Public Health Hospital in New Orleans and returned to perform his orthopaedic residency with the Tulane University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Bernard took postgraduate training as a spine fellow with Dr. Henry LaRocca in New Orleans and with Dr. W.H. Kirkaldy-Willis at the University of Saskatchewan. He is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery and serves as a member on the editorial board of the Medical Journal Spine.

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