Dr. Thomas Craven M.D. - Orthopedic Surgery - Tulsa, OK

Dr. Thomas Craven M.D.

Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Craven is published in the journal of Spine. He is a clinical assistant professor in the department of orthopedic surgery at the university of Oklahoma college of medicine, Tulsa. Dr. Craven attended numerous courses and conferences relating to his field of expertise. He has been invited to give numerous presentations throughout the world, including Japan, Canada, France, Ireland, Washington, Kansas, California, and Louisiana on research pertaining to orthopedic medicine. Dr. Craven specializes in reconstructive surgery of the neck and spine and complex spinal disorders.

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97% of patients reviewed would recommend Dr. Thomas Craven M.D.

Ratings Based on the Surveyed Questions

1. I have confidence in my provider's recommendations.
2. My provider spent an appropriate amount of time with me.
3. My provider clearly explained my condition and treatment plan.
4. My provider had a pleasant and caring manner.
5. My provider was thorough.
6. My provider listened to and answered my questions.


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5.0 out of 5 Everything was great
5.0 out of 5 My provider explain what needs to be done and take it from there.
5.0 out of 5 Best doctor I have ever seen. He was very knowledgeable and cared about his work.
5.0 out of 5 Stay the same
5.0 out of 5 Asked me good questions and pointing me in the direction i need to go to accomplish my goals in pain management.
5.0 out of 5 Persdonaslity, explanation and helpful.
5.0 out of 5 Very friendly
5.0 out of 5 Funny and friendly great guy
5.0 out of 5 Explained everything before and after surgery. Asked and answered all questions. And above all was very caring.
5.0 out of 5 Loved him!!
5.0 out of 5 Sit down more than 30 seconds, explain what may be wrong since finding it's not what they thought.
5.0 out of 5 Listen,explain
5.0 out of 5 Very friendly and caring
5.0 out of 5 Very knowledgable and explained things to me in detail. Left me feeling confident in his abilities and my potential for a painless future.
5.0 out of 5 Everything was wonderful!! not thing at all to complain about.
5.0 out of 5 So wonderful and has given me my life back since surgery.
5.0 out of 5 Very friendly, professional, and precise. Eased my first time visit.
5.0 out of 5 Explains illness well.
5.0 out of 5 I have confidence in Dr. Craven. I trust him and his opinions. I think that says it all!
5.0 out of 5 I am very please the efficiency of the office visit I had today. Thank you
5.0 out of 5 Everything was great!
5.0 out of 5 Dr. Craven's expertise and care have been life changing for me. I cannot express my appreciation for him, his PA Natalie, and other staff.
5.0 out of 5 Listened and answered any questions i had thank you.
5.0 out of 5 Outstanding service
5.0 out of 5 He is great at answering questions if I have any and lets me guide my treatment. He is quick on our visits but thorough.
5.0 out of 5 Very kind and caring. Great personality
5.0 out of 5 Dr Craven provides excellent communication and explains all questions I may have. All staff are friendly and willing to help.
5.0 out of 5 Everybody at Central States Orthopedics is awesome! Love the service and doing business with everyone!
5.0 out of 5 Awesome. Loved him. Honest and caring. Would recommend to everyone.
5.0 out of 5 Listens to what I have to say
5.0 out of 5 Very personable...direct, while amiable when addressing patient issues.
5.0 out of 5 He is very caring, doesn't need to improve awesome
5.0 out of 5 Explained my problem and my options clearly. He also listened to my questions and concerns. Very positive experience in a negative situation.
5.0 out of 5 Even though the diagnosis was not the neck but the shoulder, I would see Dr. Craven for any neck issues.
4.0 out of 5 Normally he is in a extreme hurry. I feel very rushed. Today was better. He spent little more time. I appreciate
4.0 out of 5 I like that I don't have to wait very long to see the doctor and the doctor is very personable and informative.
4.0 out of 5 A little more time with the specifics about my condition
4.0 out of 5 I thought it was a good visit
2.0 out of 5 Was in a rush to get to the next patient.
1.0 out of 5 Dr. Craven needs to spend more time with me when I have an appointment. In would like to have his undivided attention to express questions and concerns.
1.0 out of 5 Two visits and still nothing done to relieve the pain very upset. Sending me to another doctor. It's been a month since my first visit and will be another two weeks to get into this other person. I am not a drug seeker, but I was not offered any medications that could help.
0.0 out of 5 Let me give more info so that he will fully understand everything that we t ion with my engeries
Central States Orthopedic Specialists 6585 S. Yale Suite 200 Tulsa, OK 74136 (918) 481-2767


State License


Undergraduate education

Bethel College

Graduate education

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

Post-Graduate / Residency

Orthopedic Surgery Residency, University of Kansas Medical Center


Fellowship in Spinal Surgery, State University of New York at Buffalo
Thomas Craven is a member of CSOS Tulsa
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