Dr. Eric Zager, MD

Dr. Eric Zager, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Eric Zager, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Stanford University in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

3400 Spruce St Ofc FL3

Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
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Dr. Zager's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zager treats Subarachnoid Hemorrhage more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Zager treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Brain Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zager treats Brain Aneurysm more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Zager treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Cerebrovascular Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zager treats Cerebrovascular Disease more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Zager treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Zager's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
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
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
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
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Eric Zager, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Stanford University in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1989
Lsu Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1989
University Toronto
Fellowship Hospital
1988
Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency Hospital
1983
Columbia Presby Hospital
Internship Hospital
1982
Stanford University
Medical School
1989
1989
1988
1983
1982

Awards

Dr. Zager's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Zager

3.9

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
(8)
4 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
25%
(3)

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Dr. ZAGER is an excellent doctor. He saved my life. I had the surgery done for my brain tumor removed by his recommendation and successful done by him and his Team. He spend his time explained to me and my husband clearly, very honest and very professional before I signed off for him to...Read More
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Dr. Zager spent over an hour reviewing my records and speaking with me about my thoracic spine condition. He explained the treatment options and was brutally honest about the difficult surgery and the risks involved. Although my appointment was 18 months ago, I wanted to leave my review at this...Read More
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I went to Dr. Zager for a 2nd opinion after my vascular surgeon said I had Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and required a Rib Resection surgery. Dr. Zager's office said I needed to have my surgeon fax his office all the tests he had done and when received they would set up an appointment for me. When...Read More
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although my insurance is accepted and this dr. accepts new patients, I was refused to be seen as a new patient after 3 weeks of trying to get an appointment and my primary physician also trying to have me seen there. i was also hung up on by a nurse in this office.
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Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
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