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Neurological Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
28 years of experience

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ziya Gokaslan is Excellent. Dr. Gokaslan has been reviewed by 24 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.9
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 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Ziya Gokaslan, FACS, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 27 areas:
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Transplantation
  • Bone Tumors/Cancer (Chondrosarcoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • CNS Tumor (Ependymoma)
  • Chordoma
  • Diskectomy
  • Giant Cell Tumors
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Glial Cancer (Glioma)
  • Joint Instability
  • Kyphosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Neck Pain
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pain
  • Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
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Education & Awards

Dr. Gokaslan graduated from Istanbul Universitesi, Cerrahpasa. He has 8 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Brain Cancer (Brain Neoplasm)
Spinal Cord Cancer (Spinal Cord Neoplasm)
Spinal Cord Cancer (Spinal Neoplasm)
Spinal Fusion
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Gokaslan has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital 
  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center 
  • Johns Hopkins Geriatrics Center 


  • English
  • Turkish

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Additional Information
Dr. Ziya L Gokaslan FACS and MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 28 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Ziya L. Gokaslan practice?
Dr. Ziya Gokaslan has 2 office locations.
Dr. Ziya Gokaslan practices Neurological Surgery near Lutherville Timonium, MD.
Additional practice locations include: Baltimore, MD.
See Lutherville Timonium Neurological Surgeons.