Dr. Gerardo Zavala, MD

Dr. Gerardo Zavala, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
Dr. Gerardo Zavala, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from Univ Auto De Nuevo Leon, Fac De Med in 1971 and specializes in neurosurgery.

4423 NW Loop 410 Ste 100

San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact Information

(210) 541-9898

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 80% of peers
Herniated Disc
more than 77% of peers
Low Back Pain
more than 75% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

26  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vascular Disease

5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Univ Auto De Nuevo Leon, Fac De Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1971

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zavala has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zavala's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zavala to family and friends
16 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Zavala's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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...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...more
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