Dr. Sivakumar Jaikumar, MD

Dr. Sivakumar Jaikumar, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
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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Top Care Areas

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Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
more than 96% of peers
Brain Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers
Subdural Hemorrhage
high
more than 87% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • 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
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • 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
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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25  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jaikumar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jaikumar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Jaikumar

4.5

Based on 11 reviews

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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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