Dr. Vikram Kumar, MD

Dr. Vikram Kumar, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
(22)
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Dr. Vikram Kumar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 2000 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1331 N 7th St Ste 405

Phoenix, AZ 85006

Contact Information

(602) 254-3151

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kumar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Kumar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • 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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22  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
22 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

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 (6)

This quack is the most unprofessional, unpleasant, rude individual to practice medicine. My wife went to this person and was treated poorly, talked down to, and insulted! He snatched a phone out of her hand as she tried to call her primary care physician. I had to go down to his office and have the...more
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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...more
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