Dr. Vasantha Kumar, MD

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Dr. Vasantha Kumar, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

Catonsville Health Care 516 N Rolling Rd Ste 108, Catonsville, MD 21228 Get Directions
(410) 747-0100

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Dr. Kumar specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Catonsville, MD. He practices at 2 locations.

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Maryland.

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1962

  • Internship Hospital
    Victoria Hospital

    Completed in 1964

  • Residency Hospital
    Ellis Hospital

    Completed in 1967

    Schenectady

    Completed in 1968

    University Vermont

    Completed in 1972

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Calif

    Completed in 1973

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Kumar's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Kumar

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients