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Dr. Rakesh Kumar, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.5 (17)
Map Pin Small Tampa, FL
Accepting new patients
44 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Rakesh Kumar, MD

Dr. Rakesh Kumar, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Tampa, FL. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 44 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF DELHI / UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES AND GURU TEG BAHADUR HOSPITAL and is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, AdventHealth Tampa, AdventHealth Carrollwood and Tampa General Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Kumar an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Kumar works at Practice in Tampa, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Cervical Spine Myelopathy, Myelopathy and Scoliosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida and Cigna 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. Kumar's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Kirtikumar J. Pandya M.d. PA
    5106 N Armenia Ave Ste 3, Tampa, FL 33603 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (813) 877-7463

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • St. Joseph's Hospital
  • AdventHealth Tampa
  • AdventHealth Carrollwood
  • Tampa General Hospital

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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Myelopathy
Scoliosis
Back Pain
Cervical Stenosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Brain Surgery
Herniated Disc Surgery
Spinal Fusion
Aneurysm
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Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Broken Neck
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Edema
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Communicating Hydrocephalus
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Compressed Spinal Cord
Cranial Trauma
Dural Tear
Epilepsy
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Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelomalacia
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stroke
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Subdural Hemorrhage
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Stenosis
Thoracolumbar Radiculopathy
Traumatic Brain Injury
Upper Back Pain
Vertebral Column Tumors
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Facet Blocks
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spine Fracture Treatment
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    About Dr. Rakesh Kumar, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 44 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Hindi
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    NPI Number
    • 1962496133
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF DELHI / UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES AND GURU TEG BAHADUR HOSPITAL
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Dr. Kumar accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida and Cigna, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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

    Dr. Kumar has seen patients for Cervical Spine Myelopathy, Myelopathy and Scoliosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kumar on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    17 patients have reviewed Dr. Kumar. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kumar.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Kumar, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Kumar 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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