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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male

4423 NW Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78229
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Dr. Zavala II's Experience

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Dr. Zavala II's Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Dr. Zavala II Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Hospital Quality

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Baptist Medical Center
111 Dallas Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
Southwest General Hospital
7400 Barlite Boulevard
San Antonio, TX 78224

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NEUROSURGERY & SPINE CONSULTANTS
NEUROSURGERY & SPINE CONSULTANTS
4423 NW Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78229
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    Dr. Zavala II's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Disc Replacement
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    2
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    Background Check for Dr. Zavala II

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Graduated in 2000
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Zavala II & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Zavala II's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Baptist Medical Center

    • Southwest General Hospital

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    NEUROSURGERY & SPINE CONSULTANTS
    4423 NW Loop 410
    San Antonio, TX 78229
    (210) 255-8935 (Office)
    (210) 255-8026 (Fax)
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