Christopher Duma, MD, FACS

Neurosurgeon & Brain Tumor Specialist located in Newport Beach, CA

The Best Brain Surgeon in Orange County.


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As a leading neurosurgeon in Orange County, California, Christopher Duma, MD, FACS, offers the most comprehensive care for brain tumors, brain diseases, and movement disorders. At his Newport Beach neurosurgical practice, he specializes in minimally invasive surgeries using state-of-the-art technology.

Dr. Duma is board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Duma also serves as the medical director of the brain tumor program at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, a highly ranked academic hospital in Newport Beach, California.

Dr. Duma stays up to date on the latest neurosurgical treatments and technologies. He has even patented an immunotherapy treatment for glioblastomas, and his gene therapy and other research are an integral part of the fight against malignant brain tumors. His Newport Beach office is fully equipped with the latest computer-assisted neurosurgical technologies, radiosurgery tools, like Gamma Knife® and CyberKnife®, and the world-renowned StealthStation™ navigational surgical system.

After earning his medical degree from Stony Brook University School of Medicine in Stony Brook, New York, Dr. Duma completed his residency in neurological surgery at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. He went on to complete a one-year fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh, Presbyterian Hospital in Gamma Knife radiosurgery and stereotactic neurosurgery. This hospital was the first in the nation to install Gamma Knife technology, and since 1990, Dr. Duma has been performing Gamma Knife radiosurgery, making him an expert in this field.

At his Newport Beach neurosurgical practice, Dr. Duma offers a variety of surgical services to address brain disease and tumors, as well as neurological conditions like Parkinson’s disease. He is also skilled in regenerative treatments, like stem cell therapy, to restore patient function and improve overall health.

For a personal consultation with Dr. Duma, call the office or request a consultation online today.

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Words from our patients

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    "Dr Duma was the neurosurgeon on call when I was admitted for a brain bleed. He saved my life. My family and I are very grateful to him and can’t thank him enough."

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  • RateMDs

    "Dr. Duma removed 15 Metastatic Brain tumors from my husbands brain & 2 years later none have returned."

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    "This Doctor should be a Benchmark for first his Humane treatment of patients, and his listening to the patient."

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  • "Your kindness, sincere caring, and concern makes everything better and gives me great encouragement."

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  • Healthgrades

    "Absolutely wonderful Doctor! So professional and informative and helpful through all that myself and my family are dealing with! Highly recommend!"

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  • Healthgrades

    "Doctor Duma is amazing. If your trying to find the right neurologist, he's your guy. He's thorough, knowledgable and has the best bed side manner."

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Christopher Duma, MD, FACS
3900 West Coast Highway, Suite 300
Newport Beach, CA 92663
Phone: 949-989-5894
Fax: 949.642.4833

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