Dr. Zachary Hickman, MD

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Dr. Zachary Hickman, MD
Zachary Hickman, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Director of Neurosurgery at NYC Health Hospitals/Elmhurst. He is a board-eligible neurosurgeon specializing in neurotrauma and general neurosurgery, including surgery for brain tumors and spine disorders. Dr. Hickman completed a fellowship in Neurotrauma and Critical Care at Ryder Trauma Center at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida, under the mentorship of M. Ross Bullock, M.D., Ph.D., in 2015. He completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center in 2014 and obtained his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society in 2007. Dr. Hickman was a Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellow from 2005 to 2006. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree with Distinction from the University of Victoria. Dr. Hickman has co-authored over 35 peer-reviewed publications and four book chapters. He is an active member of the American College of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), AANS/CNS Joint Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care, National Neurotrauma Society (NNS), AOSpine, International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS), Neurocritical Care Society (NCS), and the Medical Society for the State of New York (MSSNY). He is also a member of the MSSNY Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response Committee.

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    Dr. Hickman's Reviews

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    4.3
    based on 6 total reviews (5 with comments)
    Dr. Hickman's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
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      EXCELLENT
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    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Comments (5)
    New York, NY |
    Dr. Hickman is the best doctor out there! Excellent experience ! Communicates well with patients . A very caring doctor . Dr. HIckman and his team are excellent ! You will be highly satisfied ! Always continue to be the excellent doctor you are . You have helped so many people !! Always grateful to you and your team !
    Valley Stream, NY |
    Doctor Hickman is the the very best doctor out there. He is very professional. He is very caring and goes above and beyond for his patients. His team is very professional as well . There is definitely not a better doctor out there . Dr. Hickman is highly recommended. He communicates with his patients and is very trustworthy. Thank you dr. Hickman for all you do. Your expertise is beyond expectations. We couldn't ask for a better doctor and team. THANK YOU!
    in Fresh Meadows |
    My experience with Dr. Hickman has been par excellence as he explained my condition very well. He appropriately answered all my questions and concerns. Whenever I met him I felt reassured and safe in his hands. I and my entire family is extremely thankful and I shall remain indebted for his service.
    Thank you, Ishan, for your feedback and kind words. We're all very glad you're doing so well!! Sincerely, Dr. Hickman
    in QUEENS |
    Dr. Hickman was the best doctors i have dealt with in my life time he made me feel safe he took the time to explain what the procedure would be and exactly what was being done to me on the day of surgery i had no doubts in my mind and it was all thanks to him and his team i would highly recommend them and just want to say thank you Dr. Hickman once again
    Hello Eddy, Thank you for your kind words! It's our pleasure to serve you and all our patients in the community. I know I speak for our entire team when I say that we strive to offer the best, safest, and most compassionate care possible. We're all glad you're doing well! Sincerely, Dr. Hickman
    in New York |
    Dr.Hickman operated my dad. He was really cooperative and knew what he was doing. No complains. Professional and understanding person. I will recommend him.
    Din, Thank you so much for your review! It was our pleasure to help your dad and I hope all continues to be well with him and the entire family. Sincerely, Dr. Hickman
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    Zachary Hickman, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Director of Neurosurgery at NYC Health Hospitals/Elmhurst. He is a board-eligible neurosurgeon specializing in neurotrauma and general neurosurgery, including surgery for brain tumors and spine disorders. Dr. Hickman completed a fellowship in Neurotrauma and Critical Care at Ryder Trauma Center at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida, under the mentorship of M. Ross Bullock, M.D., Ph.D., in 2015. He completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center in 2014 and obtained his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society in 2007. Dr. Hickman was a Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellow from 2005 to 2006. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree with Distinction from the University of Victoria.

    Dr. Hickman has co-authored over 35 peer-reviewed publications and four book chapters. He is an active member of the American College of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), AANS/CNS Joint Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care, National Neurotrauma Society (NNS), AOSpine, International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS), Neurocritical Care Society (NCS), and the Medical Society for the State of New York (MSSNY). He is also a member of the MSSNY Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response Committee.

    Dr. Hickman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
    •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    Conditions Treated

    • Arthritis of the Spine
    • Brain Abscess
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Injury
    • Brain Lesion
    • Brain Tumor
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brainstem Glioma
    • Cervical Disc Degeneration
    • Cervical Radiculopathy
    • Cervical Spine Disorders
    • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
    • Concussion
    • Degenerative Spine Disorders
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
    • Hydrocephalus, Adult
    • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
    • Lumbar Herniated Disc
    • Lumbar Radiculopathy
    • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
    • Sacroiliac Pain Syndrome
    • Sacroilitis
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Dislocation
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Thoracic Disc Disorders
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Traumatic Spine Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons

      Graduated in 2007

    • Internship Hospital
      New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr

      Completed in 2008

    • Residency Hospital
      New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr

      Completed in 2014

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital

      Completed in 2015

    • Undergraduate School
      University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      Graduated in 2001

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
    • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
    • Neurocritical Care
    • Neurological Spine Surgery
    • Traumatic Brain Injury

    Procedures Performed

    • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
    • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
    • Brain Biopsy
    • Brain Surgery
    • Brain Tumor Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
    • Cervical Disc Replacement
    • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Cervical Microdiscectomy
    • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
    • Craniectomy
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Craniotomy
    • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
    • Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy
    • Excision of Brain Tumor
    • Intracranial Surgery
    • Kyphoplasty
    • Laminectomy
    • Laminoplasty
    • Laminotomy
    • Lumbar Disc Replacement
    • Lumbar Fusion
    • Lumbar Laminectomy
    • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
    • Lumbar Puncture
    • Microdiscectomy
    • Microsurgery of Brain Tumors
    • Microvascular Decompression
    • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Thoracic Disc Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
    • Thoracic Tumor resection
    • Vertebroplasty