Dr. Hari Tumu, MD

Dr. Hari Tumu, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Hari Tumu, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.

801 W 38th St Ste 400

Austin, TX 78705

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
normal
more than 72% of peers
Craniopharyngioma
normal
more than 71% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tumu "Comprised of six physicians, Austin Brain & Spine is the largest group of neurosurgeons in Central Texas with expertise in all areas of neurosurgery including spine, vascular, tumor, neurotrauma and pain. By treating the whole person with a continuum of services from non-surgical to surgical, our mission is to provide the highest quality of care to our patients in the safest possible environment. We strive to offer comprehensive technical surgery, while still focusing on the patient as a person."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • 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
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
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26  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Oh State University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Riverside Methodist Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tumu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tumu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tumu

4.1

Based on 51 reviews

5 Stars
74.50980392156863%
(38)
4 Stars
1.9607843137254901%
(1)
3 Stars
1.9607843137254901%
(1)
2 Stars
3.9215686274509802%
(2)
1 Star
17.647058823529413%
(9)

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Dr. Tumu was great. He listened to me and answered all my questions.
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First of all Dr. Tumu is so kind and makes you feel as though you are his only patient. I had a spinal surgery in regard to an old car accident. My results have been wonderful and after years of pain I am so grateful it’s all gone.
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My recent visit with Dr. Tumu was good. I am having a Spinal Cord Stimulator implanted in my spine for neuropathy. I found Dr. Tumu to be kind and very calm and he explained the surgery to my satisfaction. This to me was assuring because I am nervous about the surgery and his demeanor was...Read More
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I highly recommend Dr. Hari Tumu, due to his professional, caring, highly skilled expertise and courteous manner. We never feel rushed in our doctor visits...He is consistently informative and answers all of our questions about our medical condition , as well as taking the time to ask how things...Read More
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Having severe pain from lumbar stenosis for over 3 years, I finally decided it was time to see a neurosurgeon. Dr. Tumu was recommended after I had already seen another neurosurgeon who was a complete joke! Dr. Tumu took the time explaining my problems and what needed to be done. I left the office...Read More
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