Dr. Gregory Zipfel, MD

Dr. Gregory Zipfel, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Gregory Zipfel, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.

4921 Parkview Pl Ste 6B

Saint Louis, MO 63110

Contact Information

(314) 362-3577

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Aneurysm
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Zipfel'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*

52  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
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • 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 Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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12  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Shands Hospital At University Of Fl
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Fl College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zipfel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zipfel's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zipfel to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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

Dr. Zipfel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • 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 (2)

Dr. Zipfel performed a craniotomy and clipped two unruptured aneurysms in September 2015. He didn't shave my hair, and he even used sutures to match my hair color. Excellent! He had confidence in what he was doing, and that helped me as well. Very impressed. I'm doing great!
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I was flown in the the hospital with a bleeding brain,with his expert knowledge he fixed me with a clamp , sectioned my skull, and I left the hospital ten days later, that was in dec of 2013 , I returned to being a fireman within the 6 month time I was released , today I have no side effects of...more
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