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Dr. Gerardo Zavala, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 73

Dr. Zavala

Dr. Gerardo Zavala, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from Univ Auto De Nuevo Leon, Fac De Med in 1971 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Zavala accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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. Zavala's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zavala treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Zavala treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Herniated Disc
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zavala treats Herniated Disc more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Zavala treats this condition more than 58% of his peers

Intervertebral Disc Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zavala treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 44% of his peers

Dr. Zavala treats this condition more than 44% of his peers

Dr. Zavala's conditions and procedures:

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Gerardo Zavala, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from Univ Auto De Nuevo Leon, Fac De Med in 1971 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1971
Univ Auto De Nuevo Leon, Fac De Med
Medical School
1971

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Zavala's Reviews

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4.0

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I had neck surgery one year ago this month. I have very felt so much better more than I couldn't be more happy. The recover time was the longest time.He make time for me and explain everything from surgery to he hospital time to going home. I would recommend Dr. Gerardo Zavala to anyone that needs...Read More
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He spends very limit time with you. I when in for consultation for my previous neck surgery with new CT films. He look over a couple of views then advise of medication and tests. The whole experience lasted about less then five minutes.
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I had 2 Lumbar surgeries done by Dr. Zavala and 1 Cervical neck) procedure done as well. The first was done due to sciatica on the right leg causing severe pain. One year later my left leg was the issue. Exruciating pain. Could not walk even a few feet. I was scheduled for surgery the next day. 2...Read More
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