Dr. Zoher Ghogawala, MD

Dr. Zoher Ghogawala, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
53 y/o
(19)

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Dr. Zoher Ghogawala, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Burlington, MA and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

41 Mall Rd

Burlington, MA 01805
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ghogawala's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ghogawala treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Ghogawala treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spine Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ghogawala treats Spine Disorders more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Ghogawala treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ghogawala treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Ghogawala treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Ghogawala's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

We are here to take care of what matters most, you. Lahey Health offers access to board-certified specialists in nearly every medical specialty and more than 75 primary care practices in over 30 communities providing you with the full continuum of care, all close to home.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital
Internship Hospital
1997
Harvard Med School
Fellowship Hospital
1991
Harvard University Medical School
Medical School
1997
1991

Awards

Dr. Ghogawala's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ghogawala

4.2

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
78.94736842105263%
(15)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
1 Star
15.789473684210526%
(3)

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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Wonderful doctor. I had Spinal Stenosis surgery with Dr. Goghawala in April, 2018 and it was very succssful. Prior to surgry, he explored every aspect of my symptons with x-rays etc. and me, to fully understand my situation. I never felt rushed, he is very intelligent, kind and thoughtful. He...Read More
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Dr Ghogawala is an outstanding surgeon whose number 1 priority is his patients and their quality of life. I live 30 minutes from New York City’s great hospitals and Doctors and I travel almost 4 hours based on my trust and confidence
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Simply put, Dr Ghogawala saved my life. Pre surgery I was in debilitating pain all the time. I was having a hard time with my arms and hands. As a studio glass artist my future looked grim.I am now 10 years post surgery!! I live a pain free life. My arms and hands are fine. I often think of...Read More
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I have never met a more personable, intelligent neurosurgeon in my 61 years- including good friends/college classmates who went to med school and specialized in neurosurgery . I believe that Dr. "G" goes the extra mile in every case. He has an incredible staff from PA to nursing and scheduling and...Read More
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Dr Ghogawala saved my Mom's life after a brain injury. He was professional and caring through everything. He sat with us as a family to discuss my Mom's accident and options. He did not rush us and was patient with our questions. He is an amazing man and Doctor.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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