Dr. Ara Deukmedjian, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
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Dr. Ara Deukmedjian, MD
Dr. Ara Deukmedjian, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Melbourne, FL. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 20 years. Dr. Deukmedjian is affiliated with Wuesthoff Medical Center - Melbourne, Viera Hospital and Parrish Medical Center.

7955 Spyglass Hill Rd Ste A

Melbourne, FL 32940

Contact Information

(321) 255-6670

Dr. Ara Deukmedjian, MD

Dr. Ara Deukmedjian, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Spine Deformities
very high
more than 95% of peers
Scoliosis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Deukmedjian "Our mission is to effectively treat back pain and neck pain with minimally invasive techniques using the latest medical technologies while providing the best patient care possible. We provide our patients with the best physicians and surgeons in spine care that treat a complete continuum of spinal disorders across multiple specialties including laser spine surgery, interventional pain management, and traditional back surgery."

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Impairment
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Bone Trauma
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Rigidity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laser Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 California At San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University of Florida
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Univeristy of Florida College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University of Florida
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • America's "Top Surgeon" Counsumer Research Council, 2009, 2010
  • Most Compassionate Physician-Vitals.com, 2011
  • Dean's Award for Academic Excellence, 1993-1997
  • USC Barbara Monroe Award-Top Medical Student in Histology, 1993-1994
  • 2011 Patient Choice Award-Vitals, 2011
  • ARCS-Achievement Rewards for College Scientist, 1996
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Deukmedjian's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Deukmedjian to family and friends
3.8
based on 66 total reviews (21 with comments)
Dr. Deukmedjian's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (21)
Melbourne, Florida |
Deuk's care is the best in the county, no other is as good. Great doc and wouldn't hesitate to go again if I need more surgery.
in Orlando, FL |
I just want to thank you for inventing Deuk Laser Disc Repair. You have completely changed my life from the shell of the person I was till now after surgery. I just want to thank you for putting yourself into the patient's shoes and doing the right thing." Bruce When you performed my neck fusion I came out of surgery with no problems and no pain! I just wanted to let you know that I really feel like I picked the right neurosurgeon. All of my friends and family have been impressed by my progress
in Melbourne, FL |
I love Dr. Deuk as does my husband. He has been so kind and caring from the very beginning. I am suck a slow healer and always have been and now, a half a year later, I am still whining over the pain...yet. I am progressing slowly and would do it all again. He doesn't think so, but he is truly my hero and I carry his cards and information everywhere I go. My neck and back look beautiful now. Not bent up and hunched over as before. He is forever on my prayer list. What a great man!
Orlando, FL |
Dr. Deuk's laser surgery was amazing, It not only let me get back to an active life but actually interact with my kids, play with them. Thank you Dr. Deuk!
in Orlando, FL |
Great surgeon with a great facility. This is the place to go if you have neck or back pain. Som thankful my wife found his place.
in Orlando, FL |
Fantastic care throughout my pain free journey with Deuk Spine. I was treated with respect and dignity by every staff member. I am now 6 weeks post-op from back surgery and haven't felt this good in years. This is a remarkable facility and Dr. Deuk is top notch. From the first appointment I had a treatment plan laid out and knew what to expect at each visit. The scheduling team was great and helped me with my insurance authorizing and covering my surgery, If you have neck/back pain go here!
Rockledge, FL |
Please be cautious as he is terribly arrogant and rude. We left his office after a two hour wait (which is typical for his appointments) only to be treated unbelievable rude. We are not usually easily offended either, but would never recommend anyone take a chance on him
in Rockledge, FL |
Had deuk laser disc repair by dr deuk on my neck. Immediate pain relief. I feel so great and do not have arm pain anymore. They worked with United Health Care to pay for my procedure. All I can say is thank you!
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I got hurt on a Saturday and called the office on Monday and they were able to get me in that afternoon. I would like to give a special thanks to Louis and Augusto for helping me get all my paperwork done so I didn't have to worry about getting paid while off work.
in Melbourne, FL |
I'm all about the results and I've never gotten close to the results I had with Deuk. I went to a laser institute and had 3 failed surgeries. Deuk fixed me and I was out of the facility 2.5 hrs after surgery. If you have pain go there now
Orlando, FL |
Had surgery to fix my thoracic and it went well. Cigna covered the surgery and had minimal out of pocket. The clinic is great and my advocate and scheduler did a great job. I will be getting my lower back fixed soon as well.
in Orlando, FL |
clean facility and the staff is amazing. I had dealt with the VA for my neck pain and luckily I had UHC and was able to see Dr. Deukmedjian. He performed Deuk Laser Disc Repair and I'm great
in Orlando, FL |
I was greeted by Eric, who was very polite, and I had seen Andrew who had given me my MRI, a few days ago, he is a sweet boy, I had seen Dr Agusto, who is a great Dr, so kind, concerned about his patients. I have nothing but great things to say about this place. Also a thank you to John Stewart, who is there to help you in any way he can to help you to see your Dr, sooner depending your needs. If ever you have any back problems, dont think about going anywhere else. You dont find these kind
in Cape Canaveral, FL |
If you have FL Blue insurance, BE WARNED! The doctors at Deuk Spine/Millennium Medical are all In-Network. Their Surgery Center is Out Of Network and any procedures they perform will be subject to a huge deductible. They will try and collect an up-front "deposit" in case FL Blue does not reimburse them. Which they will not. Procedures could cost you $1000s of Out-Of-Pocket. My advice is to steer clear of this practice unless you have Medicare.
in Orlando, FL |
Facility is one of the nicest and cleanest I have seen. I had Deuk Laser Disc Repair and was back to work the next day with light duty. My insurance paid for everything. Thank you Deuk Spine!
in Melbourne, FL |
Had quadruple spine fusion from L3 to S1 on 4/29/2016. The Physicians, nurses and the entire staff is very professional, helpful and considerate of your situation . Put your trust in Dr. Deuk I did and glad because I feel much better.
in Orlando, FL |
I recently had Deuk Laser Disc Repair on my neck. The results were excellent! I was originally recommended for a fusion by the VA and that was certainly not an option. I am only 35 years old! I am now free of neck and arm pain and can honestly say that going to Deuk Spine and having this procedure done was one of the best decisions I've made. Thank you
in Rockledge Florida |
ThisOrganization was terrible about lying to me and told me they could help me when in reality they couldn't and wanted to switch me over to a patient pay I am 66 years old on Medicare they told me Medicare didn't pay them enough for them to work with me after spending two months consoling me
Melbourne, FL |
I would highly recommend Dr. Deuk. He did my neck surgery 5 months ago and I am pain free. I would recommend him to anyone suffering with back or neck pain
in Melbourne, FL |
I am finally pain-free thank you Dr. Deuk's surgery. The staff that was also A in my books from the time I first visited the facility all the way through surgery. I would HIGHLY recommend Dr. Deuk if you are seeking professional help for back and neck pain. He is very knowledgeable and answered all my questions and concerns.
in Indian Harbour Beach, FL |
Minutes before surgery, Dr Deuk discovered I would not fit on the surgery table. He told me that there was no other table anywhere that he could use. This was after four or more months of lead up to surgery. I went to another local doctor and lo and behold had very successful surgery. What he told me was clearly not true. His team does all the work and he comes in at the last moment - if ever.
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Dr. Deukmedjian accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Carelink HMO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Deukmedjian has admitting privileges

Parrish Medical Center
951 N Washington Ave
Titusville, FL 32796
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Viera Hospital
8745 N Wickham Rd
Melbourne, FL 32940
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Wuesthoff Medical Center - Melbourne
250 N Wickham Rd
Melbourne, FL 32935
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