Leading Brain Surgeon in Southern California

Co-Founded in 1997 by Christopher Duma, MD, FACS, Brain and Spine Surgeons of Orange County has been Southern California's leading medical practice for neurosurgery for the past two decades. Dr. Duma is a board certified neurosurgeon specialist, whose field of expertise includes brain tumor surgery, restorative neurology and surgery for Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. Based in Newport Beach, but servicing much of Southern California, Dr. Duma is recognized as one of the most experienced neurosurgeons in California, and an industry leader throughout the nation.

Specialties

Brain Surgeon Specialist
Christopher Duma, MD, FACS

A board certified neurosurgeon specialist in surgical brain tumor management, Gamma Knife and Cyberknife radiosurgery, and the surgical treatment of movement disorders, Dr. Christopher Duma practices at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach, California (Orange County), Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center (Fountain Valley, CA), Mission Hospital, Laguna Beach, CA, and UC Irvine Medical Center, in Los Angeles, CA, and is one of the most experienced in his field. In addition, he has been at the forefront of research in immunotherapy for primary brain gliomas such as glioblastoma multiforme, anaplastic astrocytoma, and astrocytomas and is involved with futuristic research in the use of immunotherapy to fight malignant brain tumors. His general neurosurgery is performed using state-of-the art neuronavigational computers and he prides himself in being a master of minimally invasive neurosurgery....accomplishing better results, by being less invasive and using more powerful, modern tools. This is true for both benign and malignant brain disease. Read More...

Testimonials

'I was given a couple of months to live. Dr Duma is brilliant.'

Eric Muranaka
Malignant Brain Tumor
8 year survivor

'Thanks to Dr. Duma, my brain tumor has completely diminished.'

Victor Pimenta
Anaplastic Astrocytoma
14 year survivor

'He was knowledgeable and patient when addressing my concerns!'

Allison Smith-Conway
Parkinson's Disease
Symptom free 2 years

'I am alive today because of Dr. Duma.'

Lindsay Susskind
Glioblastoma Multiform
6 year survivor

'The standard of care Dr. Duma offers is stellar. '

Paul Roberts
Glioblastoma Multiform
6 year survivor

'You have extended my life, not only in time, but also the quality of life.'

Richard Teter
Glioblastoma Multiform
2 year survivor

'He is always concerned for my well-being. I trust him with my life!'

Kathy Hyams
Breast Cancer Brain Metastases
10 year survivor

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