Dr. Vikram Kumar, MD

Dr. Vikram Kumar, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
(21)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Vikram Kumar, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Phoenix, AZ. He is 43 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.

1331 N 7th St Ste 405

Phoenix, AZ 85006

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
more than 91% of peers
Myelopathy
high
more than 85% of peers
Broken Neck
high
more than 82% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
57

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • 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
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • 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

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kumar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kumar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
2.9
based on 21 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Kumar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in Phoenix, AZ |
After a crushed vertebrae had to be vacummed out and rebuilt Dr. V Kumar did such an excellent job rebuilding my c-4 vertebrae. I am fused from c-4 to c-5 but don't have much restrictions.
Mesa |
Dr kumar saved my life. As a 17 year kid he was exactly what I needed. Because of him I am going into medicine and healthcare administration. He is a little to the point, however, he explains everything very throughly and is someone I trust.
in Cave Creek, AZ |
Dr. Vikram Kumar is an extremely skilled surgeon. His pre surgery explanation is direct and to the point-he covered all contingencies in a straight forward manner. His information answered all of our pre-operation questions. He has compassion for the patient and family after surgery.
Mesa, AZ |
This man was extremely rude, aggressive, confrontational and condescending. I wouldn't recommend him to anyone. I work with doctors and have seen them at their worst and have NEVER had a doctor speak to or treat me or anyone else they way this man spoke to and treated me. If I could give him zero stars I would
Phoenix, AZ |
Dr Kumar removed a very rare 6 inch cartilage with bone tumor from my brain. After a 8 hour brain surgery I am fully recovering with no long term damage . I knew that if he did the surgery I would be ok. it truly is a miracle outcome. Thanks to Dr Kumar I have a second chance in life. After opening my head and seeing the task at hand, he could have closed me up and called it a day, but he was sure of his skill and ability to remove it safely no matter how long it took and I am glad he did.
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Dr. Kumar accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
    Choice Plus POS II
    Whole Health Banner Health Network HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Kumar has admitting privileges

Banner - Unviersity Medical Center Phoenix
1111 E McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85006
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Banner Desert Medical Center
1400 S Dobson Rd
Mesa, AZ 85202
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