Dr. Sivakumar Jaikumar, MD

Dr. Sivakumar Jaikumar, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Sivakumar Jaikumar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chapel Hill, NC and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1350 Raleigh Rd

Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Contact Information

(919) 957-6789

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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. Jaikumar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jaikumar performs Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Jaikumar performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jaikumar performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Jaikumar performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jaikumar performs Brain Surgery more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Jaikumar performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Jaikumar's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
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
Carotid Ultrasound
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
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
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
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
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
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Sivakumar Jaikumar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chapel Hill, NC and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2002
    Stanford University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2002
  • 2000
    National Institute Of Health
    Fellowship Hospital
    2000
  • 1999
    University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1999
    University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Internship Hospital
    1999
  • 1996
    Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio
    Medical School
    1996
  • 1990
    Indian Institute Of Technology
    Undergraduate School
    1990

Awards

Dr. Jaikumar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Jaikumar

4.5

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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What People Say About Dr. Sivakumar Jaikumar, MD
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In 2006, I had a burst fracture of my L1 vertebrae. Dr. Jaikumar did the surgery to repair it. I’ve had no problems with pain or anything else. Other doctors have even complimented his work after seeing my x-rays!
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Aetna HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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