Dr. Asma Zakaria MD Neurologist

Dr. Asma Zakaria is a neurologist in Columbus, Ohio and is affiliated with Ohio State University Hospital. She received her medical degree from Aga Khan Medical College and has been in practice for 6 years. Dr. Zakaria accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 6 doctors at Ohio State University Hospital who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Neurophysiology, Vascular, Neurocritical Care

Hospital Affiliation

Ohio State University Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Neurology, 2004 - 2007

Yale University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Neurophysiology- Critical Care Epilepsy, 2012 - 2013

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, 2007 - 2009

Baylor College of Medicine
Internship, Transitional Year, 2003 - 2004

Aga Khan Medical College
Class of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

United Council of Neurological Subspecialities
Certified 4 years in Neurocritical Care

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Vascular Neurology

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

OH State Medical License

Publications & Presentations


Intravenous ketamine for the treatment of refractory status epilepticus: a retrospective multicenter study.
Gaspard N, Foreman B, Judd LM, Brenton JN, Nathan BR, McCoy BM, Al-Otaibi A, Kilbride R, Fernandez IS, Mendoza L, Samuel S, Zakaria A, Kalamangalam GP, Legros B, Szaflarski JP, Loddenkemper T, Hahn CD, Goodkin HP, Claassen J, Hirsch LJ, Laroche SM 2013 8

Isolated central nervous system histoplasmosis presenting with ischemic pontine stroke and meningitis in an immune-competent patient.
Nguyen, F. N.,Kar, J. K.,Zakaria, A.,Schiess, M. C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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