Accepting new patients

Dr. Omar Zalatimo, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 36

Dr. Zalatimo

Dr. Omar Zalatimo, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Baltimore, MD and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from PA STATE UNIV COLL OF MED in 2007 and specializes in neurosurgery.


Accepting new patients


Make an appointment


Insurance Check

Search for your insurance provider

Dr. Zalatimo accepts

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

(410) 601-4417

Dr. Zalatimo accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

Background Check

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice claims information for Maryland
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. Zalatimo's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Zalatimo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Cord Stimulation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zalatimo performs Spinal Cord Stimulation more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Zalatimo performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Neurostimulation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zalatimo performs Neurostimulation more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Zalatimo performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulators
  • Neurostimulation, Spinal
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zalatimo treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Zalatimo treats this condition more than 87% 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

Dr. Zalatimo's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Common Peroneal Nerve Dysfunction
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Surgical treatment should be reserved as a last resort after thorough consideration of all appropriate non-surgical treatments.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2014
Penn St Milton S Hershey Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
2014
Penn State Hershey Med Ctr
2013
Pennsylvania State University / College of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
2008
Pennsylvania State University / College of Medicine
Internship Hospital
2007
PA STATE UNIV COLL OF MED
Medical School
2003
Bucknell University
Undergraduate School
2014
2014
2013
2008
2007
2003

Awards

Dr. Zalatimo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Zalatimo

4.2

Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
80%
(4)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
20%
(1)

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Zalatimo?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Zalatimo's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Omar Zalatimo, MD
RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Reply
I had surgery 5/29/2018, now I am suffering with more pain than before the surgery. Nothing is helping to alleviate the pain in three areas. My pain has increased to 3 different areas. Totally disappointed with the services performed. Would never recommend Dr. Zalatimo. Have resorted to pain...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Omar Zalatimo, MD?
Reply
Dr. Zalatimo saved my son's life after an assault which caused a brain bleed and broken neck. He is highly recommended.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Omar Zalatimo, MD?
Reply
Dr. Zalatimo is a great doctor. He took time to explain everything to me and my family and my surgery went great. I am very thankful, my pain is gone and I am able to do normal things again!
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option3
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Omar Zalatimo, MD?
Reply
Dr. Zalatimo is very kind and takes time to listen to you. He never in rush and explains things in detail. He is a skilled neurosurgeon and I trust him with my life.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option2
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Omar Zalatimo, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Zalatimo?

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Zalatimo treats patients.

Learn more

Compare Providers

More providers who are similar to Dr. Zalatimo

Show All Neurosurgeons