Dr. Zachary Levine, MD

Dr. Zachary Levine, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Zachary Levine, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rockville, MD and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

3202 Tower Oaks Blvd Ste 300

Rockville, MD 20852

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Brain Surgery
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more than 93% of peers
Brain Disorders
more than 87% of peers
Deep Brain Stimulation
more than 77% of peers

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Dr. Levine's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Levine "A graduate of Dartmouth College, Dr. Levine completed medical school at New York University School of Medicine in the honors program. He did his residency in neurological surgery at the George Washington University Medical Center. Dr. Levine has taught cranial base surgical approaches at national meetings. He collaborates with the National Institutes of Health, Medical Neurology Branch. His clinical research in skull base surgery, cerebrovascular surgery, and functional neurosurgery has been published in peer-reviewed journals and textbooks. He patented a technique for cellular transplantation in neurodegenerative diseases and movement disorders. He holds memberships in a number of professional societies including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, North American Skull Base Society, and the American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. He is also an alumnus member of the Osler Society. He serves on the medical advisory board of the Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area and on Parkinson Action Network board of directors. His efforts in neurosurgery have been recognized by induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He has received both the Singer and Resident research awards for his original clinical research in neurosurgery. The Dystonia Association awarded Dr. Levine their Humanitarian Award in 2010 for his efforts in the treatment of dystonia. Dr. Levine is currently licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Levine "Patient concerns and diagnosis are paramount. We offer recommendations to treatment and allow the patient to make the choice based on our presentation of the information and the risk benefit ratio. We provide comprehensive neurosurgical care in a confidential setting."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson Disease 10 (PARK10)
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • 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
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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30  Procedures

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  • Dartmouth College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Gwumc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • George Washington University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1997
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Zachary Levine, MD
Dr. Levine literally saved my life. I was living with very bad pain from a rather large protruding disc. The pain had a significant impact on my quality of life and my overall health from an activity and sleep standpoint. Dr. Levine took care of my pain. I woke up from surgery without any pain...Read More
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Frederick, MD – Apr 06, 2018
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All he cares about is money and doesn’t care about you and your health.
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Stephen Beltran in Germantown Maryland – Mar 13, 2018
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Dr. Levine was responsive, accessible, and most importantly, he did an excellent job with my cervixal disc replacement. The whole experience was very easy in a period of intense pain and stress for me. He gave me my life back.
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Rachel B. in Silver Spring, MD – Sep 27, 2017
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Had an initial consult with Dr Levine concerning a pinched nerve issue. The first thing that struck me as different was as I was sitting in the exam room waiting, he stuck his head in and said 'just be a couple more minutes as I'm reviewing your films'. IN over 30 years as a patient, this is the...Read More
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Morrisville, NC – Feb 02, 2017
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Dr. Levine performed lower back surgery on me in 2003. In a nutshell, he gave me my life back! Unlike old school doctors that recommended fusing my spine, he preferred a minimally invasive procedure. I didn't even require physical therapy following my procedure.
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Jim W. in Gaithersburg, MD – Apr 04, 2016
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