Dr. John Zinkel, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 60

21605 E 11 Mile Rd
Saint Clair Shores, MI 48081
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Beaumont Health System - Beaumont - Troy Campus
44201 Dequindre Rd
Troy, MI 48085
Beaumont Health System - Beaumont - Royal Oak Campus
3601 W 13 Mile Rd
Royal Oak, MI 48073

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John L Zinkel MD PC
John L Zinkel MD PC
21605 E 11 Mile Rd
Saint Clair Shores, MI 48081
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    Dr. Zinkel's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Brain Surgery
    • Carotid Ultrasound
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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    • Aneurysm
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Ear Disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • Fracture
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pituitary Gland Cancer
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    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thrombosis
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Cincinnati / Main Campus
    Graduated in 1983

    Residency Hospital

    Detroit Rec Hospital and University Health Center
    University Hospital SUNY Upstate Medical University
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Zinkel & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Zinkel's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Beaumont Health System - Beaumont - Grosse Pointe Campus

    • Beaumont Health System - Beaumont - Royal Oak Campus

    • Beaumont Health System - Beaumont - Troy Campus

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    3.8
    • 26 responses
    • 2 reviews

    3.8 out of 5

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    1 out of 5
    - in Lexington, MI |

    Please do not let this man do surgery on you. I am an R.N.who had a cervical corpectomy/fusion/stabilization surgery over 5 years ago. I have been in horrific pain ever since and now I am dying. The screws he put in where to long and I have irreversible spinal cord damage. I also am on oxygen and stop breathing 22 times an hour per my sleep study due to central apnea (apnea due to injury of the brain and or spinal cord). I am on an auto servo ventilator at night and I am only 52.

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    5 out of 5
    - in Columbus, mi |

    Dr. Zinkel exuded confidence that with this surgery, lumbar fusion, I would be 90-95% pain free. 4 months post surgery, I am 100% pain free and feeling wonderful, couldn't be happier! He was straightforward, personable and answered all of my questions before I even asked them. I never felt rushed or patronized. He was also proactive in securing treatment for another medical issue that was unrelated to the surgery. I was in extreme pain prior to the surgery and he gave me much hope for the future

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    John L Zinkel MD PC
    21605 E 11 Mile Rd
    Saint Clair Shores, MI 48081
    (586) 774-4600 (Office)
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