Dr. Vikram Nayar, MD

Dr. Vikram Nayar, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
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Dr. Vikram Nayar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in neurosurgery.

3800 Reservoir Rd NW # 7

Washington, DC 20007

Contact Information

(202) 444-4972

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Meningiomas
high
more than 84% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
normal
more than 71% of peers
Myelopathy
normal
more than 68% of peers

Dr. Nayar'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*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • 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
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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17  Procedures

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nayar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nayar's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nayar to family and friends
23 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Nayar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Shortly after arriving in DC for my first job, I had an intracranial hemorrhage due to an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) rupture. I had no idea I even had an AVM, and having a stroke at age 22 was, needless to say, unexpected and life-altering. Dr. Nayar put my mind at ease about having open...more
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I am sure that Dr. Nayar is an excellent neurosurgeon when it comes to brain aneurysms. However, he did not appear to be knowledgeable when it comes to spine conditions. He did not understand that lateral impingement of the L4 nerve root, which lies above the L5 is common cause for L5 nerve root...more
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I was Dr. Nayar's patient in January 2016. Dr. Nayar was professional and kind. Dr. Nayar and his staff are all I could have hoped for in a medical practitioner.
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Dr. Nayar performed two separate surgeries on me in May of 2015 for brain aneurysms . I had three on left side and one on right side that he repaired and with the Lords help ultimately saving my life. Dr. Nayar was very reassuring and knowledgeable in every aspect of my life threatening problem . ...more
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He was very gentle , he had an incredible bed side manner. Assured me that he would take good care of me
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