Dr. William Zerick, MD

Dr. William Zerick, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. William Zerick, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Newark, OH and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from West Virginia University in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1930 Tamarack Rd

Newark, OH 43055

Contact Information

(740) 522-7600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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20  Procedures

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • West Virginia University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Charleston Area Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Eastern Va Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Oh State University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zerick has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. William Zerick, MD
DO NOT choose Zerick for your any surgery! He performed a dual cervical spine fusion on me and it was THE MOST terrible experience I have EVER had. He is arrogant and treats you "lesser than". You will find he is in it for the $$ and not for humanity because prior to my surgery he was...Read More
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Westerville, OH – Apr 23, 2018
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I absolutely love Dr. Zerick and his staff! They are very promp, effeciant, and extremely kind. It has been an absolute pleasure, I would definitely recommend them to anyone who is in need of a neurosurgeon.
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Angela Crowe in Ravenswood, WV – Jun 20, 2017
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I waited 2 months for an appointment but was patient because he was highly recommended. Received an automated call cancelling the appointment. I called the office and they said they would reschedule in 3 or 4 days. No call 3 weeks and counting. I sought out another physician.
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Parkersburg, WV – Mar 30, 2017
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At my first appointment with Dr. Zurick I was told he was running 3 hours late. I waited 3 1/2 hours to see him. My next appointment (today) I arrived on time and was told the Dr was running 3 hours late AGAIN!!! So I cancelled today's appointment and went home (2 1/2 hour round trip!!) This is...Read More
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Dan in Springfield, OH – Aug 24, 2016
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I was fortunate enough to encounter Dr Zerick when I was sent to the ER with acute neurological symptoms caused by a severe lumbar disc herniation. Dr. Zerick was on call and was able to perform the necessary surgery the following day (Sunday!!). He was thorough in his examination and...Read More
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David L in New Albany, OH – Jun 13, 2016
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