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Dr. Seth Zeidman, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. Zeidman

Dr. Seth Zeidman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(585) 334-5560

Dr. Zeidman accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access
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GHI PPO
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
MVP Health Care
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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 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
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • 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
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paracentesis
  • 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
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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

2002
National Institutes Of Health
1995
Johns Hopkins U/Nih
Fellowship Hospital
1994
Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1989
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Internship Hospital
1988
Duke University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1984
Duke University
Undergraduate School
2002
1995
1994
1989
1988
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 43 reviews

5 Stars
41.86046511627907%
(18)
4 Stars
4.651162790697675%
(2)
3 Stars
6.976744186046512%
(3)
2 Stars
6.976744186046512%
(3)
1 Star
39.53488372093023%
(17)

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I am a 46 year old wife, mother of five and nurse. After 3 years of pain and suffering, Dr. Zeidman performed an ALIF procedure. I forever grateful to Dr. Zeidman and his wonderful staff for giving me my life back!!! I honestly thought that I would never be able to be nurse again. I am the wife,...Read More
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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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