Dr. Ofer Zikel, MD

Dr. Ofer Zikel, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 51
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Dr. Ofer Zikel, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Mount Pleasant, WI and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.

3805 Spring St

Mount Pleasant, WI 53405

Contact Information

(262) 687-8322

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Dr. Zikel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cranial Trauma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zikel treats Cranial Trauma more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Zikel treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zikel treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Zikel treats this condition more than 95% 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
Broken Neck
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zikel treats Broken Neck more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Zikel treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Zikel's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Paracentesis
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 Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Dislocation
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stellate Ganglion Block
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Zikel is a board certified neurosurgeon. He graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York and received his medical degree from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. He underwent neurosurgical training at the May...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Mayo Grad School Med/Mayo Fndn
    Residency Hospital
  • 1994
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1994

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Magna Cum Laude, Cornell University, 7/1990

Dr. Zikel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Zikel

4.3

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
16.666666666666668%
(3)

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I came to Dr. Zikel for a second opinion on a lumbar fusion. He answered all my questions satisfactorily, listened to my concerns and treated me like a person. I never felt rushed and I felt he cared about my problems. He didn't rush me through the visit because he wasn't going to be my surgeon. If...Read More
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Dr zikel is amazing anyone looking for him hes at aurora now in summit wisconsin. 5/10/16.
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Dr. Zikel did an excellent job on my cervical fusion. I would recommend him in an instant for anyone needing the same treatment. My complaint and one that I've heard widely from patients & nursing staff: He is TERRIBLE at pain management! Whether fear of malpractice lawsuits or federal oversight,...Read More
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Extremely knowledgable surgeon! Dr Zikel takes time to explain the diagnosis and the options for treatment starting with conservative all the way to last resort. He is a doc with integrity. I trust him 100%. If he can't fix it, nobody can. I highly recommend him for anyone with spine issues. He...Read More
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Humana
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