Thomas P. Nowak, MD


Dr. Thomas P. Nowak is a Board Certified Neurosurgeon who, along with his medical degree, holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology. He has served as a Medical Director of Neurosurgery, an Assistant Chief of Neurosurgery and a Staff Neurosurgeon at leading medical centers in Fresno, California. In addition, he has served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His clinical interests include laser neurosurgery, advanced trauma life support and brain tumor research. He graduated from the University of California, Davis School of Medicine.


Education and Training

Neurosurgical Residency, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Surgical Internship, University of California Irvine Medical Center and Long Beach VA Hospital

M.D., University of California, Davis School of Medicine

Ph.D. Molecular Biology, University of California, San Diego, CA

B.S. Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI


American Board of Neurological Surgeons, Re-certified December 2009

Midas Rex Institute

Certified in Laser Neurosurgery

Re-certified in Advanced Trauma Life Support

Re-certified in Fluoroscopy

Professional Experience

Valley Medical Center, Fresno, CA

University Medical Center, Fresno, CA

San Diego Neurosurgery and Spine Institute, AMC

Thomas P. Nowak, M.D., Ph.D., Inc., Private Practice

Professional Associations

New York Academy of Science

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

International Society for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy

Association for Brain Tumor research

American Chemical Society