Dr. Hari Tumu came to Austin in 2002 after completing residency training at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus. He has a wide range of interests in both spinal and cranial surgery. In fact, Dr. Tumu was the first neurosurgeon in Central Texas to perform an awake craniotomy.

He uses the METRx® system to perform minimally invasive spinal surgery. He also performs decompressions, fusions of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine for traumatic, degenerative, neoplastic conditions. He is trained in the implantation of the Prestige artificial cervical disk, and performs a variety of cranial procedures for treatment of tumors, vascular disorders, trauma and epilepsy. He also performs epilepsy surgery.

Dr. Tumu is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and is a member of the Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.


Medical School
University of Mississippi Medical Center

The Ohio State University Medical Center



Languages Spoken



Neurological Surgery

Office Locations

Austin Brain & Spine
3000 N. IH 35
Suite 600
Austin, TX 78705
Phone: (512) 306-1323