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Dr. Christopher Duma, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.8 (96)
Map Pin Small Newport Beach, CA
Accepting new patients
38 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Christopher Duma, MD

Dr. Christopher Duma, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Newport Beach, CA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 38 years of experience. They graduated from State University of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook and is affiliated with Hoag Hospital Newport Beach. Patients rated Dr. Duma an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Duma works at Practice in Newport Beach, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Brain Cancer and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Duma's Office Locations

  1. 1
    William Ross Dobkin M D Inc.
    3900 W Coast Hwy Ste 300, Newport Beach, CA 92663 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (949) 642-6787
  2. 2
    Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
    1 Hoag Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92663 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (949) 764-4624

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  • Hoag Hospital Newport Beach

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Brain Cancer
Brain Surgery
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Hydrocephalus
Hypothalamus Cancer
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Meningiomas
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Traumatic Brain Injury
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Neurostimulator Implantation
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Bone Cancer
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Cerebrovascular Disease
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Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Communicating Hydrocephalus
Cranial Trauma
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Pituitary Tumor
Stroke
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Subdural Hemorrhage
Deep Brain Stimulation
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Tumor
Broken Neck
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Vascular Disease
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chordoma
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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Craniopharyngioma
Dural Tear
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Myelopathy
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Parkinson's Disease
Pineal Region Tumors
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Polyneuropathy
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Skull Base Tumor
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Thoracic Stenosis
Torticollis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vertebral Column Tumors
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Carotid Ultrasound
Cranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurosurgical Procedures
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Nerve Block
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
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    4.8
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    About Dr. Christopher Duma, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 38 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, French
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    NPI Number
    • 1306870845
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University Of Pittsburgh, Presbyterian Hospital
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Georgetown University Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • State University of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Colgate University
    Undergraduate School

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Christopher Duma, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Duma is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Duma has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Duma has seen patients for Brain Cancer and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Duma on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    96 patients have reviewed Dr. Duma. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Duma.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Duma, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Duma appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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