Dr. Matthew Hummell, MD

Dr. Matthew Hummell, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Matthew Hummell, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

801 W 38th St Ste 400

Austin, TX 78705

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 84% of peers
Spine Disorders
more than 77% of peers
more than 71% of peers

Dr. Hummell'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.

Dr. Hummell's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hummell "Dr. Hummell has more than 20 years of experience in the surgical and non-surgical management of diseases of the brain and spine. He completed his neurosurgical residency in San Antonio and has been practicing in Austin since 1992. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and is specialty trained in instrumentation of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. His practice scope includes tumors of the brain and spine, degenerative spine and cerebrovascular disease. He is the most experienced Austin neurosurgeon currently performing both intracranial and spinal surgery. Dr. Hummell's professional affiliations include the Travis County Medical Society, Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hummell "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
  • 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 Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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15  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.


  • Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of Texas Health Science Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • The University Of Texas Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hummell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hummell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hummell to family and friends
56 total reviews (25 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (56)

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  • 3
  • 2
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Dr. Hummell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (25)

Best neurosurgeon in Austin
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Absolute Best of the Best!!! This amazing man has now operated on my mother's brain and lumbar spine and just yesterday did a cervical disc fusion on my husband. I can not say enough about how incredible he is. His staff are always compassionate and helpful. During some of our worst times this...more
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My husband and I both are patients of Dr. Hummell. We both have had spine fusions. Dr. Hummell is an excellent physician and we will definitely see him again if needed. He is fully explains everything and is very patient in answering questions. Highly recommend him.
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I love this doctor. I saw Dr Hummel about 6 years ago for an issue he helped me with through noninvasive means. That same issue has returned more severely recently. Even though Dr Hummel is not on my insurance, I wanted his opinion. I was happy to pay out of pocket. He took an enormous amount of...more
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I thought he was fantastic. He listen, he explained, he took his time and did not hurry me at all.
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