Dr. Aaron Dumont, MD

Dr. Aaron Dumont, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
(31)
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Dr. Aaron Dumont, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Metairie, LA. He is 40 years old and has been practicing for 18 years. Read his story

4224 Houma Blvd Ste 550

Metairie, LA 70006

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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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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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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."
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Adult Tethered Cord Syndrome
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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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Procedures

  • Aneurysm Clipping
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Brain Aneurysm Embolization
  • Brain Aneurysm Repair
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cerebral Angiography
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebroplasty

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dumont to family and friends
4.6
based on 31 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

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

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 (8)

New Orleans, LA |
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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in Metairie, LA |
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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New Orleans, LA |
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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in New York, NY |
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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in Reading, PA |
Four years ago I had a dangerous bi-lobed brain aneurysm that was at risk of rupturing. Through the grace of God, I was referred to Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia where I was introduced to Dr. Dumont. He clipped the aneurysm and saved my life . I am sure if he had not performed the surgery...more
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Dr. Dumont accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerihealth
    Amerihealth PPO
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
    Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
  • Guardian
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MetLife
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • United Concordia
    United Concordia DHMO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Dumont has admitting privileges

Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children
4700 South I-10 Service Road West
Metairie, LA 70001
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Tulane Medical Center
1415 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA 70112
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