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John R Tompkins, MD

John R Tompkins, MD

Neurological Surgery
Dr. Tompkins and his team are dedicated to providing excellent neurosurgical care by incorporating the latest surgical innovations and technology with scientific research and outcome analysis.

Dr. Tompkins’ research on brain and spine surgery has been presented at state and national neurosurgery meetings and has been published in the Journal of Neurosurgery. His areas of expertise include back and neck surgery including complex spinal instrumentation and minimally invasive spine procedures, treatment for neck and back pain, cranial surgery, peripheral nerve surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, and the treatment of vascular malformations, aneurysms, and tumors.

Dr. Tompkins is married to Dr. Melissa L. Tompkins, a pulmonary and critical care specialist. They have two daughters, Christina and Victoria.

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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

Blue Choice

Blue Cross Blue Shield - PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield - Texas

Regence Group (Bs-Wa, Bs-Id, Bcbs-Ut, Bcbs-Or)

Care Improvement Plus

Cigna - HMO

Humana Medicare - PPO




United Healthcare - Choice Plus

Acoustic Neuroma


Apollo System for Intracranial Bleeding

Back Pain

Brachial Plexus injury

Brain Surgery

Brain Tumors

BrainSuite for Precise Treatment of Intracranial Tumors

Cervical and Lumbar Discectomies

Cervical Laminectomies and Fusions

Cervical Myelopathy

Degenerative Disc Disease

Disorders of the Brain

Herniated Discs

Image-Guided Techniques

Intracranial Vascular AVMs

Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures

Neck Pain



Pinched Nerve

Removal of Brain Tumors

Removal of Spinal Cord Tumors



Second Opinions for Surgery

Slipped Disc

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal Cord Lipoma

Spinal Disorders

Spinal Fractures

Spinal Metastatic Tumor

Spinal Stenosis

Spinal Trauma

Spine Treatments



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