Dr. Eric Zager, MD

Dr. Eric Zager, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Eric Zager, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Stanford University in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

3400 Spruce St Ofc FL3

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Contact Information

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
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Zager performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
more than 98% of peers
Brain Aneurysm
very high
more than 98% of peers
Brain Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Zager's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • 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
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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18  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zager has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zager's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zager to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Zager's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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...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...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...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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