Frank J. Tomecek, M.D.

Frank J. Tomecek, M.D.

Location

Oklahoma Spine & Brain Institute
6802 S. Olympia Avenue Suite 300
Tulsa, OK 74132
Phone: (918) 749-0762

 

Specialty

Spine


Frank J. Tomecek M.D., is a graduate of DePauw University in Chemistry, and received his medical degree from Indiana University.  His surgical internship and neurological spine residency were completed at Henry Ford Hospital.  Dr. Tomecek completed an additional Neurosurgical Spine Fellowship at the University of Louisville Hospital.
 
He has also served as Chairman of the Neurology, Neurosurgery, Physical Medicine, Rehab, Pain Management section.  Dr. Tomecek is a Clinical Associate Professor of the Department of Neurosurgery for the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine-Tulsa.
 
Dr. Tomecek’s areas of special interest include: Micro Endoscopic Lumbar Laminectomy for Spinal Stenosis, Microsurgery for Lumbar Disc Disease and Cervical Disc Disease, Transphenoidal Pituitary Tumor Excision, Brain Tumor Surgery, CyberKnife and Radiation of Brain Tumors, Radiofrequency and Surgical Treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia (Facial Pain), Vascular Neurosurgery for Treatment of Aneurysms and AVM’s, Complex spinal surgery and Pediatric Scoliosis, and Cervical and lumbar artificial disc.
 
Dr. Tomecek has received additional training including the use of CyberKnife, the operating microscope, stereotactic radiation of brain tumors, stereotactic brain surgery, endoscopic spinal surgery, micro spinal surgery, and spinal instrumentation for cervical, thoracic and lumbar fixation.
 
Professional affiliations of Dr. Tomecek include membership in the AMA, Delegate to the OSMA, Delegate to the TCMS, American Association of Neurosurgical Surgeons, Congress of Neurosurgical Surgeons, the Rocky Mountain Neurological Society, and President- elect of the Tulsa Neurosciences Society.  Dr. Tomecek is also a member of the steering committee for the Brain Injury Association of Oklahoma, and lead physician investigator for the FDA study on Prospective Clinical Outcome Study Comparing Single Level Posterior Lumbar Interbody Instrumented Fusion Grafting techniques: rhBMP Vs. Autograph.  He was certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery in 1999.
 
Dr. Tomecek has staff privileges at Hillcrest Medical Center, Hillcrest Hosptal South and Tulsa Spine & Specialty Hospital.
 
EDUCATION:
 
Doctor of Medicine, Indiana University
Surgical Internship, Henry Ford Hospital
Neurosurgical Residency, Henry Ford Hospital
Neurosurgical Spine Fellowship, University of Louisville Hospital
American Board of Neurological Surgery