Dr. Zachariah George, MD

Dr. Zachariah George, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 37
(38)
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Dr. Zachariah George, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Commack, NY. He is 37 years old.

353 Veterans Memorial Hwy Ste 303

Commack, NY 11725

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Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Spine Disorders
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more than 54% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
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more than 51% of peers
Herniated Disc Surgery
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more than 49% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. George "I am a dual trained spinal surgeon with both neurosurgical and orthopedic spinal training. This allows me to deliver unique, comprehensive spinal care. I believe that surgery is in general reserved for cases that have failed other non-operative treatments, however when it is needed I always try to do it using minimally invasive techniques. I believe in spending time with my patients and not rushing the visit."
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Epilepsy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Upstate Medical University/ College Of Health Professions
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Beth Israel Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. George has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Malayalam

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. George's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. George to family and friends
4.5
based on 38 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (33)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. George's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Middle Island |
Dr. George & his entire staff were great. I met with several surgeons, but once I had my appointment with Dr. George, I knew I was going to have him perform my surgery. He prepared me well for my surgery & followed up diligently as well, making sure I was as comfortable as possible. I would not...more
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Left Dr George ‘s office feeling like a stupid fool for wasting his time. He did not tell me about any options since surgery (spine fusion) may be too drastic for my condition; we both agreed on that but then says that my arm will continue to shrink and offers no solution, like something minimally...more
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Islip, NY |
I had 2 surgeries with Dr. George and I was very happy with the results from both surgeries. My first surgery was on 1-17-16 and the second was on 8-4-17 both different injuries. He is very professional as well as his staff. Thank you for everything. I make sure to refer Dr. George to family and...more
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in West Islip, NY |
Exceptional doctor and staff. I just had spinal fusion surgery and I’ve never felt better! He cares, doesn’t rush you and is EXTREMELY honest and to the point. Highly recommend.
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Holbrook |
0% chance. My elderly mother has to undergo a very complicated surgery. She is very nervous. Instead of being treated with compassion, she had to deal with angry staff members who never followed through with simple tasks like returning a phone call. I've worked with doctors for over 20 years & have...more
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  • Cigna
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