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Neurological Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
29 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Eric Zager is Excellent. Dr. Zager has been reviewed by 28 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.9
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Eric Zager, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 21 areas:
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Arteriovenous Malformation (Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Cancer (Meningioma)
  • Brain Ischemia
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Diseases (CAD)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Craniotomy (Brain Surgery)
  • Facial Nerve Pain (Trigeminal Neuralgia)
  • Glial Cancer (Glioma)
  • Herniated Disc
  • Microsurgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Skull Base Cancer
  • > Show all expertise

Education & Awards

Dr. Zager graduated from Stanford University. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2013 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Philadelphia, PA
Neurological Surgeon


Dr. Zager has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Pennsylvania Hospital University PA Health System 
  • Hospital of the University of PA 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Eric L Zager MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 29 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Eric L. Zager practice?
Dr. Eric Zager has 4 office locations.
Dr. Eric Zager practices Neurological Surgery near Philadelphia, PA.
Additional practice locations include: Woodbury Heights, NJ.
See Philadelphia Neurological Surgeons.