Dr. Vikram Kumar, MD

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Dr. Vikram Kumar, MD
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. Dr. Kumar is affiliated with Banner Thunderbird Medical Center and Banner - Unviersity Medical Center Phoenix.

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    Dr. Kumar's Reviews

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    2.8
    based on 20 total reviews (4 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 (4)
    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's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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    •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
    •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
    •  Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Neurosurgery

    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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • 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
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Thrombosis
    • Torticollis
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vertebral Column Tumors

    Education

    • Medical School
      Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School

      Graduated in 2000

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Procedures Performed

    • 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
    • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
    • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neurostimulation
    • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
    • Stereotactic Surgery
    • Stereotaxis
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization