Christopher M. Duma, M.D.

Accepting New Patients
3900 W Coast Hwy Ste 300
Newport Beach, CA 92663
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Doctor Profile

About Christopher M. Duma, M.D.

Dr. Christopher Duma is one of the most experienced neurosurgeon specialists in the field of Gamma Knife radiosurgery and brain tumor surgery. Dr. Duma has been performing Gamma Knife radiosurgery since 1990, and brings to Hoag patients an incredible level of physician expertise. Dr. Duma treats nearly 200 patients per year and because he also performs open, general cranial neurosurgery, he is uniquely equipped to offer an unbiased opinion about the management of any particular problem.

In addition to his work with the Gamma Knife, Dr. Duma is involved with research in gene therapy, genetically engineered cells and vaccines to fight malignant brain tumors. He has also been at the forefront of research in immunotherapy for primary brain tumors and the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Duma has authored numerous articles, studies and book chapters, and continues to investigate new clinical applications for stereotactic radiosurgery.


Board Certification

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery
  • Medical Education - SUNY at Stony Brook (Medical Doctor)
  • Internship - Georgetown University Medical Center (General Surgery)
  • Residency - Georgetown University Medical Center (Neurosurgery)
  • Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh (Neurosurgery)
  • Residency - Georgetown University Medical Center (Neurosurgery)


  • Hoag Physician Partners