Dr. Luis Tumialan, MD

Dr. Luis Tumialan, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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46 y/o
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Dr. Luis Tumialan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Barrow Brain and Spine

7301 E 2nd St Ste 106

Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Tumialan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tumialan performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Tumialan performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tumialan treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Tumialan treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tumialan performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Tumialan performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy

Dr. Tumialan's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
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 Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Surgery
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Meningiomas
Microdiscectomy
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurosurgical Procedures
Paracentesis
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Instability
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

At BNA, we put our patients first.  We are committed to treating our patients with compassion and to providing innovative and sound medical options for the treatment of our patient's neurological conditions.  As a patient of BNA, your healt...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2008
Emory University
Residency Hospital
2000
Naval Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1999
Georgetown University School Of Medicine
Medical School
2008
2000
1999

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Tumialan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tumialan

4.8

Based on 46 reviews

5 Stars
95.65217391304348%
(44)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
2.1739130434782608%
(1)
1 Star
2.1739130434782608%
(1)

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  • Office environment
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I would give him and his staff 10 stars if possible. He is skilled and personable. If I knew I would feel this good post-op, I would have gone to him sooner instead of hobbling around in pain for years. All well. Better late than never! Thanks Dr T!
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Dr. Tumialan team is amazing. I was living with pain for over 10 years and when my pain management provider said it was time to look and get evaluated by a surgeon. After meeting him, I was still scared but I felt I was in the best hands and now 3 months after back surgery I find myself better...Read More
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Dr. Tumialán is amazing and really cares about people and their pain. He saved me from terrible pain, just a dream come true!
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Incredible!!! Dr. Tumialan is a great Nuerosurgeon. Not very often are you meeting a surgeon that will be operating on you that same day, however in this circumstance it was vital. Dr. Tumialan has great bedside manner, though it was a very tense and scary situation he eased our mind with his...Read More
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He spent time listening to my symptoms and did a thorough exam. He ordered a test that the Ortho spine docs didn't. He based his treatment on tests and my symptoms. Very kind and courteous Doctor.. He inspires confidence. My L5-S1 fusion has been an easy recovery. He really cares and wants to help....Read More
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Aetna
Aetna PPO
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) EPO
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
MultiPlan
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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