Dr. Vikram Kumar, MD

Dr. Vikram Kumar, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. Vikram Kumar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 2000 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1331 N 7th St Ste 405

Phoenix, AZ 85006

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Kumar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Traumatic Brain Injury
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Chiari's Deformity
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats Chiari's Deformity more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Kumar performs this procedure more than 72% 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

Dr. Kumar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • 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
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • 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 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

About Me

Biography

Dr. Vikram Kumar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 2000 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2000
Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
Medical School
2000

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kumar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kumar

2.7

Based on 25 reviews

5 Stars
36%
(9)
4 Stars
4%
(1)
3 Stars
8%
(2)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
52%
(13)

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This jerk made huge mistake w my brain and now denies there was ever anything wrong
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Rude and very rough left bruises all over my mom practically called her a liar worst bedside manner I have ever seen she was so upset, she has never complained about a doctor like this one hope he was having a bad day and does not treat his patients like this all the time
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Dr. Kumar has been the cornerstone in treating my mother's fight with Glioblastoma. His dedication to his patients, knowledge of his craft, and caring, but candid bedside manner, has made this difficult time in our family so much more bearable. Vikram is a phenomenal surgeon who goes above and...Read More
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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...Read 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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