Dr. Jean Valery Coumans, MD

Dr. Jean Valery Coumans, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Jean Valery Coumans, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.

15 Parkman St

Boston, MA 02114

Contact Information

(617) 726-2383

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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Spine Disorders
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more than 92% of peers
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more than 91% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 88% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • 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)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • 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 Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Coumans has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Jean Valery Coumans, MD
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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Boston, MA – Jun 26, 2017
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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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Matt in Danvers, MA – Jun 08, 2017
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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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Cambridge, MA – Apr 05, 2017
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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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Rick Smith in Greenville, RI – Oct 29, 2016
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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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Barbara Ahern in Naples, FL – Feb 01, 2016
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