Dr. Seth Zeidman, MD

Dr. Seth Zeidman, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Seth Zeidman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

400 Red Creek Dr Ste 120

Rochester, NY 14623

Contact Information

(585) 334-5560

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • MVP Health Care
  • UnitedHealthCare

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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. Zeidman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zeidman performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 99% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zeidman performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 98% of his peers

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

Spinal Fusion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zeidman performs Spinal Fusion more than 98% of his peers

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

Dr. Zeidman's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
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
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
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)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

We want to treat all patients in the best possible way. We try to provide the best, least invasive treatment methods. Surgery is always the last resort after you have tried and failed non-operative management. We regard our patients like members of our extended family and always strive to do what is best for them.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1995
    Johns Hopkins U/nih
    Fellowship Hospital
    1995
  • 1994
    Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1989
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1989
  • 1988
    Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1988
  • 1984
    Duke University
    Undergraduate School
    1984

Languages

  • German
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Upjohn Research Award, 1992
  • Eagle Scout, 1976
  • Merck Manual Award, 1988

Dr. Zeidman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Zeidman

3.0

Based on 42 reviews

5 Stars
40.476190476190474%
(17)
4 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(2)
3 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(3)
2 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(3)
1 Star
40.476190476190474%
(17)

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Dr Zeidman is a man of few words. No worries though! You can trust his judgment and surgical skill 110%!!!!!! He had to perform a radical neck surgery (five out of seven Laminectomy) on me along with 4 cervical fusions. Also, he fused a couple of my Lumbar bones and put some additional hardware...Read More
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I had spinal fussion on 3 disks in my neck march 12, 2018. The first time i met with him he told me my best option was surgery but he didn't push. I tried injections but they did nothing and pt made things worse. Eight weeks out and i am very happy with how things are going and wish i hadnt...Read More
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I was told by another office I had to wait a month to have an EMG done I called the culver RD office and they were able to get me in the same day as an emergency appointment. I then went to the Red Creek location to see Dr. Zeidman and his PA Cindy a few weeks later and they were amazing my care...Read More
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Excellent experience. He’s worth the wait. Of getting in. Staff is wonderful very caring.
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Office staff are very rude and unprofessional... We were trying to make our first appt since the doctor is really a good surgeon from what people tell us but they warned us about bad office staffs.... After talking for few minutes, all we got was rude and unprofessional behavior and we definitely...Read More
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Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
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