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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kumar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Myelopathy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats Myelopathy more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Kumar performs this procedure more than 73% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Subdural Hemorrhage
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats Subdural Hemorrhage more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Kumar's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
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 Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • English

Awards

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%
(0)
1 Star
12.5%
(2)

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  • Staff friendliness
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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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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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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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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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Wonderful ! and truly consoling and Professional @ the Top !
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