Dr. Lori Summers, MD

Dr. Lori Summers, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
(31)
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Dr. Lori Summers, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hammond, LA and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from Univ Of Mo-Kansas City Sch Of Med in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1200 Derek Dr Ste 400

Hammond, LA 70403

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Summers performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
normal
more than 72% of peers

Dr. Summers's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

50  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • 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)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • 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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17  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Mo-Kansas City Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Summers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Summers' Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Summers to family and friends
31 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Summers' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Great doctor and friendly staff. My husband had surgery here and has had amazing results. Better mobility and less pain. He only had the surgery recently so we are both real happy with the results. Doctor Summers came highly recommended. I would recommend this surgery and this doctor. Thank you
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Anybody who has just been referred here can be assured they are in the very best hands. I was treated as an individual with unique symptoms and really felt listened to. I feel so much better after surgery and have not had any problems since my surgery in March. Dr. Summers was caring and...more
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There is no chance of me recommending this Dr. to anyone. See her at your own risk. She almost killed me. I can never have children because I had to have 19 CT scans in less than a year & 3 spinal biopsies & many other procedures. Then she nearly severed my sciatic nerve at the root. My condition...more
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Great doctor. Very professional and my surgery went well. Would recommend to others.
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I had back surgery for a pinched sciatic nerve. Dr. Summers shaved my disk in my back. After the surgery, I got a system infection caused from bacteria that grows on the skin, and it almost killed me. I was on antibiotics for six months. The surgery had to be redone twice because of spinal fluid...more
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