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Dr. Sivakumar Jaikumar, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 49

Dr. Jaikumar

Dr. Sivakumar Jaikumar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chapel Hill, NC and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Jaikumar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
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

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
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • 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
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • 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
  • Spina Bifida
  • 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 19 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
2000
National Institute Of Health
Fellowship Hospital
1999
University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
Residency Hospital
1999
University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
Internship Hospital
1996
Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio
Medical School
1996
University Of Texas
1990
Indian Institute Of Technology
Undergraduate School
2002
2000
1999
1999
1996
1996
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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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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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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