Dr. Rakesh Kumar, MD

Dr. Rakesh Kumar, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Rakesh Kumar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University College Of Medical Sciences, Delhi University in 1978 and specializes in neurosurgery.

5106 N Armenia Ave Ste 3

Tampa, FL 33603

Contact Information

(813) 877-7463

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Myelopathy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spine Deformities
high
more than 87% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
high
more than 86% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • 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
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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21  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University College Of Medical Sciences, Delhi University
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Safdurjung Hospital University Delhi
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Tampa Genl University Sfl
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Christ Hospital University Cinn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Cinn Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kumar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kumar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kumar

4.4

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
81.25%
(13)
4 Stars
6.25%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
12.5%
(2)

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Dr. Kumar is an excellent surgeon . My husband, also a surgeon, had heard from other physicians about Dr. Kumar and suggested I become his patient. Dr. Kumar is a truly a caring physician and amazing when it comes to diagnosing your problem and a genius in the operating room.
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Mar 27, 2018
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Very professional and knowledgable. I was referred to him by another neurosurgeon for a second opinion. Dr. Kumar requested a scanner with contrast and decided exactly what my problem was and very graphycally explained it to me.. I highly recoment Dr. Kumar. The only negative thing I can say is...Read More
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Maria Sanz in Brandon – Dec 17, 2017
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Good luck dealing with the office staff. Despite his website saying he is accepting new patients, the rude woman who answered the phone asked for my name, then told me he is not accepting new patients. I tried explaining the connection with a friend of his, but she simply said "I'm just following...Read More
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Tampa, FL – Oct 20, 2016
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I have heard he is a very good doctor my reason for this review was my experience and in no way has anything to do wit weather he is or isn't . The office staff seemed uninvolved and was generally rude . All my experiences with dr. We're good . But very hard to schedule appt. I didn't feel like he...Read More
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Tampa, FL – Jul 22, 2016
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Wonderful ! and truly consoling and Professional @ the Top !
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Barbara Cien in Tampa, FL – Apr 04, 2016
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