Dr. Jean Valery Coumans, MD

Dr. Jean Valery Coumans, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Jean Valery Coumans, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.

15 Parkman St

Boston, MA 02114

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Coumans' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Neuroplasty
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coumans performs Neuroplasty more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Coumans performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coumans treats Spinal Stenosis more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Coumans treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coumans treats Spine Disorders more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Coumans treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Coumans' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Jean Valery Coumans, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship Hospital
Georgetown University Med Center
Residency Hospital
Georgetown University Med Center
Internship Hospital
1994
University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
Medical School
1994

Awards

Dr. Coumans' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Coumans

4.6

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
86.36363636363636%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
9.090909090909092%
(2)

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I believe Dr. Coumans is an extraordinary man. However, I had a pars defect in L5-S1 that was preventing me from playing sports and standing for more than ten minutes at a time. After acupuncture, PT two epidural shots and rest, I decided to go for the surgery. It has turned out to be the worst...Read More
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I had broken the pars off my bottom vertebrate many years ago and the spine had slid forward on the L5-S1 joint. He said I could wait as long as I wanted but I would eventually need a fusion. It was a clear case for it. He did the surgery. I woke up and the pain in my hips was gone. It has been...Read More
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Dr. Coumans is a very special individual that performed a double laminectomy and double discectomy on me this past December. He is not only a great surgeon but goes out of his way to make you feel comfortable and spends as much time as you need to explain the procedures. I am already back to...Read More
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I have been treating with Dr Coumans for roughly 11 years. His measure of commitment and professionalism has been beyond expectation, and he communicates your condition, and prospective avenues of care, with clarity and patience. I've experienced a significant degree of relief with each procedure...Read More
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Operated several times on me and did a spinal fusion. Excellent surgeon, Talented, compassionate physician who really got me back in sports when I never thought I would. Just a very , very fine, intelligent physician and person!
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