Dr. Aaron Dumont, MD

Dr. Aaron Dumont, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 40
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Dr. Aaron Dumont, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of Calgary Faculty Of Med Calgary Ab Canada in 2000 and specializes in neurosurgery and endovascular surgical neuroradiology.Read his story

4224 Houma Blvd Ste 550

Metairie, LA 70006

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Dumont performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Cranial Trauma
high
more than 89% of peers
Chiari's Deformity
high
more than 85% of peers

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Dr. Dumont's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dumont "Director of the Tulane Center for Clinical Neurosciences Charles B. Wilson Professor & Chairman Dr. Dumont serves as the Director of The Tulane Center for Clinical Neurosciences as well as the Charles B. Wilson Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at Tulane University School of Medicine. He is a board-certified neurosurgeon who completed his residency at the University of Virginia as well as a fellowship in cerebrovascular, skull base and endovascular neurosurgery at the University of Virginia. He has interests in all areas of pediatric and adult neurosurgery including spine disorders, movement disorders, epilepsy, stroke and cerebrovascular disease, peripheral nerve disease, radiosurgery and tumors of the brain and spine. He is dually trained in open traditional microsurgery and minimally invasive endovascular surgery for vascular disorders of the brain and spine. He has active neurosurgical research interests and has published and presented extensively with more than 200 publications and more than 175 national and international presentations. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Neurosurgery (the specialty's leading scientific journal) and serves on the Editorial Boards of several other academic journals."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dumont "My goal is to provide the highest quality, individualized care for every patient, every time. We use cutting edge technology, personal attention and commitment, and the resources of an experienced, dedicated team for neurosurgical patients to ensure the best possible outcome for our patients and their families. We treat patients in the same way in which we would want members of our own family to be treated."

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

74  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Adult Tethered Cord Syndrome
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cavernous Malformation Brain
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fracture
  • Glioma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Brain Tumor
  • Pediatric Tethered Cord Syndrome
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spasticity
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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44  Procedures

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University of British Columbia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Calgary Faculty Of Med Calgary Ab Canada
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University of Virginia
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Virginia Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dumont has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dumont's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dumont to family and friends
31 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Dumont's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr Dumont might be a good surgeon but if you have a problem after the surgery it is almost impossible to get an appointment to see him.I had a CT scan on 1/8/18 for ACDF surgery C4 thru C7 and it's 3/7/18 and haven't seen him for the results yet.All the Neurosurgeon's in this practice only go to...more
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I'm not a patient of his, but I have worked with him in the operating room and I was impressed by how skilled and professional he was. He genuinely cares about his patients, he has a calming presence, and he's very knowledgeable. I would trust him with my family member.
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I've had two bone fusion surgeries in the past, and my previous doctor has since retired. One of the rods in my back broke. After seeing two other doctors that never once looked at my back or checked anything other than an x-ray, a friend recommended Dr. Dumont. He has exceeded my expectations in...more
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Excellent Neurosurgeon. He did a spinal fusion on me, including several segments, which turned out beautifully. At 8 weeks post op, I am feeling great and am starting physical therapy, which is normal. He is a very kind person who explains everything that you need to know in terms you can...more
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I would really like to say that I would recommend Dr. Dumont to friends or fellow service members, but, since it was impossible to get an appointment with his office I never got to see him. I was referred to his office 3 Aug 2016, it is now 29 Sep 2016 and I still can't get an appointment. I have...more
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