Dr. Salvatore Zavarella, DO

Dr. Salvatore Zavarella, DO

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Dr. Salvatore Zavarella, DO is a neurosurgery specialist in West Islip, NY and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from NY Coll Osteo Med in 2008 and specializes in neurosurgery, orthopedic spine surgery, and more.Read his story

1175 Montauk Hwy Ste 6

West Islip, NY 11795

Contact Information

(631) 422-5371

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Test
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Zavarella's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zavarella treats Spinal Stenosis more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Zavarella treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zavarella treats Spine Disorders more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Zavarella treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zavarella treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Zavarella treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Zavarella's conditions and procedures:

Adult Reconstructive Surgery
Adult Scoliosis Correction
Aneurysm
Arthritis of the Elbow
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor Surgery
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Chronic Neck Pain
Closed Spine Fracture Treatment
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complex Spine Surgery
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Disc Arthroplasty
Disc Replacement
Disc Surgery
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Elbow Injuries
Endoscopic Thoracic Spine Surgery
Epilepsy
Femur Fracture
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Fracture Care
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hernia
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laparoscopic Spine Surgery
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Non-Operative Spine Treatment
Open Spine Fracture Treatment
Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pediatric Spine Surgery
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Scoliosis Surgery
Scoliosis Treatment
Secondary Malignancies
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Spacer Procedure
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine and Back Procedures
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Neurosurgery
Steroid Injection
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thrombosis
Total Disc Replacement
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Zavarella's focus is to treat neurosurgical disorders with a non-operative conservative or minimally invasive approach when possible, and when surgery is indicated he is able to offer a wide range of open and minimally invasive options tailored to each patient.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Critical Care Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2015
    M D Anderson Cancer Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital
    2015
  • 2014
    North Shore & LIJ Medical Centers
    Residency Hospital
    2014
  • 2009
    North Shore & LIJ Medical Centers
    Internship Hospital
    2009
  • 2008
    NY Coll Osteo Med
    Medical School
    2008
  • 2003
    SUNY Buffalo
    Undergraduate School
    2003

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Dr. Zavarella's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Zavarella

4.0

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
70%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
10%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
20%
(2)

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Dr. Zavarella performed lumbar fusion June 2018. The level of care provided is outstanding.
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We met this Dr. recently when my mother needed to be hospitalized and actually ended up not needing surgery. Dr. Was kind and patient with my family. He explains the situation in a manner that is understandable to non-medical individuals. If you have any experience with surgeons, you will see...Read More
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Dr. Zavarella has an incredible bedside manner and truly took the time to speak with myself and my family about all of the available options as I was very fearful at the thought of back surgery.
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I came into good samiertan hospital with a brain bleed. Was surprised at the CT scan finding that I needed emercency surgery. Needless to say I was very nervous and scared Dr zaverella came in to announce that surgery was nessasary as soon as they got my blood clotting factor up as I was on...Read More
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Top Neurosurgeon. Who truly cares about his patients. Never rushes you when asking questions, listens_ Explains any spinal procedure in great detail, and you immediately get the feeling how smart he is. I have had six spinal surgeries with him. Extremely caring, and has empathy, and truly wants...Read More
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Locations

Long Is Neurosurg & Pain Spec

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: 8:00am - 1:00pm
    • Sun: closed
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SpineCare Long Island

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Test
Blue Card Test PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO

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Saint Charles Hospital

Port Jefferson, NY

Southside Hospital

Bay Shore, NY

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