Dr. Eric L Zager MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Eric Zager is a neurosurgeon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Hospital. He received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Zager accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 16 doctors at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and one of 13 at Pennsylvania Hospital who specialize in Neurological Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Hospital Affiliation

Pennsylvania Hospital
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Ranked #12 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Louisiana State University
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1989 - 1989

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1983 - 1988

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Residency, General Surgery, 1982 - 1983

Stanford University School of Medicine
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified in Neurological Surgery

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Carpal tunnel syndrome secondary to an osteophyte of the trapezium.

Utility of delayed surgical repair of neonatal brachial plexus palsy.
Ali, Z. S.,Bakar, D.,Li, Y. R.,Judd, A.,Patel, H.,Zager, E. L.,Heuer, G. G.,Stein, S. C.

Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia of the skull base and intracranial compartment.
Miller, T. R.,Mohan, S.,Tondon, R.,Montone, K. T.,Palmer, J. N.,Zager, E. L.,Loevner, L. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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