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Dr. Kumar Neuro and Spine Surgeon Phoenix, AZ

Vikram A. Kumar, MD, FAANS


Vikram Kumar, MD, FAANS

Vikram Kumar, MD, FAANS, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, earned his bachelor’s degree magna cum laude in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard University. He earned his medical degree on an honors scholarship at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Kumar completed his residency in neurosurgery at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, where he received general surgery and neurosurgery training at The Methodist Hospital, Ben Taub County Hospital, Houston VA, and Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Kumar received additional training in neurosurgical oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

His specialized interests include complex degenerative spine disease, brain and spine tumors, pituitary tumors, cerebral aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations, trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm, and neurotrauma. He is the Section Chief of Neurosurgery and sits on the board of the Division of Neurosciences at Banner University Medical Center-Phoenix. Dr. Kumar is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, licensed by the Arizona Medical Board, and a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons as well as the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Dr. Kumar takes pride in providing skilled and compassionate care. He highly values the importance of good communication as part of a therapeutic physician-patient relationship.


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