Dr. Edie Zusman, MD

Dr. Edie Zusman, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
55 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Edie Zusman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fairfield, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. She specializes in neurosurgery.

NorthBay Center for Neuroscience

1860 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 230

Fairfield, CA 94533
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Western Health Advantage

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Zusman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zusman treats Spine Disorders more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Zusman treats this condition more than 90% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Low Back Pain

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zusman treats Low Back Pain more than 85% of her peers

Dr. Zusman treats this condition more than 85% of her peers

Spinal Stenosis

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zusman treats Spinal Stenosis more than 84% of her peers

Dr. Zusman treats this condition more than 84% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Dr. Zusman's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stereotactic Surgery
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Zusman puts the patient before the disease. She feels it is important to get to know the patient and help them understand their options giving them confidence to make their choices. She is an advocate for patient education and will always respect patient decisions.


  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications


  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • 1994
    University Of California San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1988
    Uc Davis Med Center
    Internship Hospital
  • 1987
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School


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What People Say About Dr. Edie Zusman, MD
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I love Dr. Zusman, she listens and really seems to care. She doesn't always remember the things we talk about from previous visits because she has so many patients but she is great at what she does and I value her opinion and her care. I would recommend her in a heartbeat.. A negative would be it's...Read More
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The moment Dr. Zusman walked in my Dad's exam room, we knew she was something special. Her warm smile and gentle handshake greeted us. She took time to really hear what my Dad's issues and concerns were and addressed them all with confidence and expertise. Her plan of action for my Dad's Neurogenic...Read More
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Evidently I had a large menginoma close to a vein in my brain. Every neurologist that looks at My MRI scans tells me how lucky I am that I did not have a bleed or stoke during the surgery and what a skilled surgeon I had. Dr Zusman' s bedside manner and people skills are truly a reassuring and...Read More
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna EPO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) EPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Health Net POS
HealthSmart EPO
HealthSmart HMO
HealthSmart PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network POS
PHCS Network PPO
Private HealthCare Systems
Private HealthCare Systems PPO
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
Western Health Advantage
Western Health Advantage HMO

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