Dr. Peter Amenta, MD

NeurosurgeryMaleAge 42


Dr. Peter Amenta, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in New Orleans, LA and has over 17 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Amenta has extensive experience in Neurocritical Care Disorders. He graduated from JEFFERSON MED COLL-THOS JEFFERSON UNIV in 2006. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as East Jefferson General Hospital and New Orleans East Hospital. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Peter Amenta, MD

Tulane Neuroscience Center

1415 Tulane Ave Fl 5 New Orleans, LA 70112
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(504) 988-5561
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Amenta

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Amenta treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Amenta treats other conditions, please contact the office at (504) 988-5561.

Neurocritical Care Disorders

Neurocritical care specialists diagnose and treat severe and life-threatening neurological conditions such as stroke, spinal cord injury, brain tumor, and traumatic brain injuryCompare with other Neurocritical Care Disorders specialists.

Dr. Amenta is experienced in the area of Neurocritical Care Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

Dr. Amenta
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Subdural Hemorrhage
Cerebrovascular Disease
Brain Aneurysm
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
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Dr. Amenta's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chordoma
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epilepsy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Resection
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reconstruction for Craniosynos
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Dr. Amenta accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Choice Care PPO
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Dr. Amenta's Reviews

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RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Dr . Amenta Saved my life 4 years Ago at Tulane Medical Center from an anurism He is the best.
What went well
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
Antoinette King – Mar 29, 2021
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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
8 people found this helpful
LYNNE DIMM in KENNER, LA – Dec 10, 2018
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Dr Amenta was incredibly caring and informative. He took his time with me explaining my situation & options.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Long wait times
9 people found this helpful
Apr 23, 2018
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About Me

Care Philosophy

At the Tulane Center for Clinical Neurosciences , we are committed to delivering the best that medicine can offer, along with compassionate and personalized care for each and every patient we treat.


Peter S. Amenta, MD

Co-Director of Cerebrovascular, Endovascular & Skull Base Surgery

Assistant Professor Of Neurological Surgery Read more


  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications


Tulane University School Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
University of Miami / School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
Thomas Jefferson University
Residency Hospital
Medical School


Frequently Asked Questions

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Does Dr. Peter Amenta, MD accept any insurance plans?

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Does Dr. Peter Amenta, MD accept new patients?

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Peter Amenta, MD on Healthgrades. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Amenta's profile.

What are Dr. Peter Amenta, MD's top areas of expertise?

Dr. Amenta specializes in Neurocritical Care Disorders. See more on Healthgrades.

What conditions does Dr. Peter Amenta, MD treat?

Dr. Amenta frequently treats the following conditions: Subdural Hemorrhage, Cerebrovascular Disease, and Brain Aneurysm. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Peter Amenta, MD's office address?

Dr. Amenta's office is located at 1415 Tulane Ave Fl 5, New Orleans, LA 70112. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Is Dr. Peter Amenta, MD able to provide telehealth services?

Dr. Amenta provides telehealth services. Please contact the office to determine whether you are eligible.

Is Dr. Peter Amenta, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Peter Amenta, MD is affiliated with East Jefferson General Hospital and New Orleans East Hospital.

Is Dr. Peter Amenta, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. Peter Amenta, MD holds board certifications in Neurosurgery.

How much experience does Dr. Peter Amenta, MD have?

Dr. Amenta has over 16 years of healthcare experience.


Tulane Neuroscience Center

Tulane Neuroscience Center1415 Tulane Ave Fl 5 New Orleans, LA 70112

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Amenta is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

East Jefferson General Hospital

Metairie, LA

74% Patients that would definitely recommend, 4% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

New Orleans East Hospital

New Orleans, LA

63% Patients that would definitely recommend, 7% lower than the national average

Tulane Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

72% Patients that would definitely recommend, 2% higher than the national average