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 24 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
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Dr. Zipfel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zipfel performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Zipfel performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zipfel performs Brain Surgery more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Zipfel performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Chiari's Deformity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zipfel treats Chiari's Deformity more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Zipfel treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric

Dr. Zipfel's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stellate Ganglion Block
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Gregory Zipfel, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Zipfel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Zipfel

4.2

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
75%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
16.666666666666668%
(2)

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Dr. Zipfel performed a craniotomy to remove a benign meningioma from my brain in October, 2018. I was very impressed with his knowledge and expertise. I admire and respect Dr. Zipfel for taking the time to explain the surgery and to answer all my questions regarding surgery and recovery. I...Read More
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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...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
American Enterprise Group
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Golden Rule
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Thrivent Financial
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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Barnes Jewish Hospital

Saint Louis, MO

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