Dr. Grant Shumaker, MD

Dr. Grant Shumaker, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Grant Shumaker, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Dakota Dunes, SD and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

575 N Sioux Point Rd

Dakota Dunes, SD 57049

Contact Information

(605) 217-2667

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Shumaker's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shumaker "Dr. Grant Shumaker joined us from Racine, Wisconsin, where he was practicing at a neurological clinic since 1998. CNOS is proud to have him as a member of our staff. Dr. Shumaker has been Board Certified in Neurological Surgery since 2004. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. In 1982 he achieved Eagle Scout status in the Boy Scouts of America. Dr. Shumaker also has had a private pilot's license since 1984, and has been a certified scuba diver since 1987. Dr. Shumaker has published articles in numerous medical journals, and has presented abstracts at various conferences and meetings."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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27  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shumaker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shumaker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shumaker

3.6

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
60%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
6.666666666666667%
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2 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
26.666666666666668%
(4)

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I have had Dr. Shumaker perform neck surgeries in the past and always with amazing results and great recovery--this time I challenged him with pain that I developed after open heart surgery-I had been to many Drs. and even to Mayo trying to get relief-Contacted Dr. Shumaker knowing that he also...Read More
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Nice bedside manner but stops there. I don't feel like he listens to a word I say. His assessments are very vague therefore with the need to have another back surgery it is hard for another Physician to feel anything could possibly be wrong based on his notes. Appointments are rushed 5 -10 min. ...Read More
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I was miss diagnosed and it risked my health in many ways of unneeded spinal taps and lack of proper means to diagnose the actually problem. and then no communication when things where not working like they should have. there was no follow up or help when the plans of treatment were incorrect and...Read More
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