About Dr. Duma

Board-certified neurosurgeon specialist Christopher Duma, M.D., FACS, serves as Medical Director of Brain and Spine Surgeons of OC and Medical Director of the Brain Tumor Program at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach, Calif. He also serves as assistant clinical professor of neurosurgery at the University of California, Irvine’s School of Medicine as well as director of radiosurgery for UCI Medical Center’s Department of Neurosurgery residency training program. His affiliations include Mission Hospital in Laguna Beach, UCI Medical Center in Orange, and Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center in Fountain Valley.

Dr. Duma received his general neurosurgical training at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C., followed by a fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian in Gamma Knife radiosurgery and stereotactic and functional neurosurgery. He has been involved in medical research since his undergraduate education, beginning at the Cornell University School of Medicine’s Department of Neuropharmacology and continuing on through his graduate years at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center’s Department of Neurology Pain Service. In 2002, Dr. Duma founded The Foundation for Neurosciences, Stroke and Recovery to provide outreach and assistance to patients with movement disorders. He continues to serve as Chair of the Foundation for Neurosciences, Stroke and Recovery, and remains active in Orange County’s medical community.