Dr. Peter Amenta, MD

NeurosurgeryMaleAge 40

Dr. Amenta
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Tulane Neurosciences Downtown

1415 Tulane Ave Fl 5 New Orleans, LA 70112

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Dr. Peter Amenta, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Amenta has more experience with Neurocritical Care Disorders and Pediatric Neurosurgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Baton Rouge General - Bluebonnet and Baton Rouge General - Mid City Campus. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Amenta to book an appointment.

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  • Listened & answered questions (2)
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Dr Amenta was incredibly caring and informative. He took his time with me explaining my situation & options.
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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
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery

Board Certifications


University of Miami / School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital


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Does Dr. Peter Amenta, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Amenta has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

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

Dr. Amenta frequently treats Neurocritical Care Disorders and Pediatric Neurosurgery. See all practice areas where Dr. Amenta specializes.

Where is Dr. Peter Amenta, MD's office located?

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

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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 treats at a


frequency compared to similar providers

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Subdural Hemorrhage
Cerebrovascular Disease
Brain Aneurysm
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Very High

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Pediatric neurosurgeons perform surgical procedures to treat diseases and conditions of the brain and spinal cord in children and teenagers under age 18.Compare with other Pediatric Neurosurgery specialists.

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frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

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Chiari's Deformity
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Very High

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Dr. Amenta's conditions and procedures:

  • 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 Excision
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reconstruction for Craniosynos
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • 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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(504) 988-5561

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 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO


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