Dr. Zachary Litvack, MD

Dr. Zachary Litvack, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Zachary Litvack, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Brown Medical School in 2003 and specializes in neurosurgery, cerebrovascular neurosurgery, and more.

2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW Ste 7-420

Washington, DC 20037

Contact Information

(202) 741-2754

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Litvack performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 63% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
normal
more than 54% of peers
Spine Disorders
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more than 47% of peers

Dr. Litvack's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Litvack "Surgery is a life changing event. I believe in building partnerships with patients, offering minimally invasive neurosurgery as a means to hasten their physical and emotional recovery."

4  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurological Trauma Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • 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)
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Nervous System Cancer
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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20  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Brown Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Oregon Health & Science University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Oregon Health & Science University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Other Education | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Litvack has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Litvack's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Litvack to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Litvack's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I underwent surgery 19 days ago to remove a meningioma, the size of a quarter, located on the left side of my brain. Dr. Litvack explained in detail every aspect of the surgery, the success rate, and what my recovery would be like. He was spot on regarding all accounts. I appreciate that he has a...more
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Dr. Litvack is both an excellent surgeon and communicator. However after 16 hrs and 2 days reconstructing my spine, he forgot to say he was moving to Seattle and I can't find a doctor to take over! His recommendations refused to take a case not done byz their practice and my back hurts as bad as...more
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