Dr. Gerardo Zavala II, MD

Dr. Gerardo Zavala II, MD

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Age 44
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Dr. Gerardo Zavala II, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 2000 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine reconstructive surgery, and more.

4611 Centerview

San Antonio, TX 78228

Contact Information

(210) 255-8935

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Dr. Zavala II's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zavala II treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Zavala II treats this condition more than 98% 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
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zavala II treats Low Back Pain more than 97% of his peers

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

Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zavala II performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Zavala II performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Zavala II's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Bone Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

My philosophy with surgical intervention is to "proceed with caution". Surgery is an invasive endeavor, which should be addressed with mutual respect and partnership between surgeon and patient. Therefore, when considering surgical treatment, conservative measures should have been exhausted prior to serious surgical consideration.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2008
    Loyola University
    Fellowship Hospital
    2008
  • 2008
    Loyola University
    Residency Hospital
    2008
  • 2001
    University Of Texas Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital
    2001
  • 2000
    University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School
    2000
  • 1996
    Rice University
    Undergraduate School
    1996

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Zavala II's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Zavala II

4.6

Based on 29 reviews

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1 Star
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As a 68 yr. old veteran needing complicated back surgery I could not reccomend a better surgeon. The relief from pain and the regaining of my mobility have been unbelievable. I truly believe his hands are blessed. Trust him. He has your best interest at heart.
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After I think 5-6 yrs with his practice and multiple surgeries with him... He and his staff have become my guardian angels. They worry and care for you like you are one of they family members. The love and compassion the have for each individual pt is amazing. No pt is treated the same way just...Read More
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If you are suffering from chronic pain, to your back, call Dr. Zavala's office for a consultation appt. He has been my doctor due to having pain to my lower back. I had lumbar laminectomy early this summer. After recovery from surgery I find my self feeling great, walking 1 to 2 miles daily. I am...Read More
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I very impressed with the care and attention that I received. I certainly would recommend him.
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If you are in need of back surgery or any procedure which has to do with nerves, Dr. Zavala II is the doctor for you. I am saying this due to my personal experience. I was in terrible back pain and while in bed could hardly turn from side to side without excruciating pain. I could not stand for...Read More
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Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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