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Sivakumar Jaikumar, MD

Assistant Professor; Section Co-Chief of Spinal Neurosurgery

Department of Neurosurgery

Services:
Surgery, Neurologic Surgery
Spine Center

Procedures/Research:
General neurosurgery with a primary focus on spine; tumors, vascular lesions, degenerative spine, cyberknife, metastatic lesions.

Special Interests:
Cranial: tumors, aneurysms, trigeminal neuralgia, chiari, vascular malformation, cyberknife Peripheral nerve: decompression ulnar, carpal tunnel, tumors of brachial/lumbar plexus, peripheral nerve, Vascular disorders: carotid artery disease
 
Fax:  919-966-6627
New Patients/Referrals:  919-843-4609
Work Phone:  919-957-6789

Website: http://med.unc.edu/neurosurgery
Sivakumar Jaikumar, MD


Certifications
Neurological Surgery - Board Certified  (2005)


Education and Training
Residency: Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, 2000 - 2002
Area: Neurological Surgery
Fellowship: National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, 1999 - 2000
Area: Neurological Surgery
Intern/Resident: University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, 1996 - 1999
Area: Neurological Surgery
Medical School: MD, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, TX, 1992 - 1996
Masters: MS, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 1990 - 1992
Area: Biomedical Engineering
Bachelor's: BS, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, India, 1986 - 1990
Area: Electronics and Communications Engineering


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