Dr. John S Thalgott MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. John Thalgott is an orthopedic surgeon in Las Vegas, Nevada and is affiliated with Valley Hospital Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and has been in practice for 28 years. He is one of 11 doctors at Valley Hospital Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Valley Hospital Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1981 - 1985

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1979 - 1980

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2012

NV State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

A prospective, randomized, blinded, single-site study to evaluate the clinical and radiographic differences between frozen and freeze-dried allograft when used as part of a circumferential anterior lumbar interbody fusion procedure.
Thalgott, J.S., Fogarty, M.E., Giuffre, J.M., Christenson, S.D., Epstein, A.K., Aprill, C.

A new classification system for degenerative disc disease of the lumbar spine based on magnetic resonance imaging, provocative discography, plain radiographs and anatomic considerations.
Thalgott, J.S., Albert, T.J., Vaccaro, A.R., Aprill, C.N., Giuffre, J.M., Drake, J.S., Henke, J.P.

Single stage anterior cervical reconstruction with titanium mesh cages, local bone graft, and anterior plating.
Thalgott, J.S., Xiongsheng, C., Giuffre, J.M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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