Dr. Zachary Levine

Neurosurgery
Rockville, MD
27 years experience male

Locations

National Capital Neurosurgery

Rockville, MD

Address

3202 Tower Oaks Blvd, Suite 300, Rockville, MD
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My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Practice website

Fax

(301) 718-2979

About

Bio

Zachary T. Levine, MD,FAANS is a board certified neurosurgeon with advanced training in cranial base surgery and stereotactic/functional surgery for movement disorders. In addition, he has extensive experience in deep brain stimulation (DBS), image-guided, computer assisted microsurgery.  He is the director of Neurosurgery and Neurosciences at the Holy Cross Health.  He also has an interest in spinal surgery especially endoscopic and microscopic disk surgery and spinal instrumentation for trauma and degenerative disease.  A graduate of Dartmouth College, Dr. Levine completed medical school at New York University School of Medicine in the Honors Program. He did his residency in neurological surgery at the George Washington University Medical Center. As a key opinion leader in DBS, Dr. Levine teaches DBS courses and proctors other neurosurgeons, internationally in this surgical technique. Dr. Levine has also taught cranial base surgical approaches at national meetings and has authored original articles and book chapters in cranial base and neurovascular surgery. He currently holds a patent for cell transplantation for neuro-degenerative diseases and movement disorders. Dr. Levine is a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners. He holds memberships in a number of professional societies including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, North American Skull Base Society, and the American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery.  He is also a member of the Osler Society.  He serves on the medical advisory board of the Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area and on the board of the Parkinson’s Action Network. He was given the Humanitarian Award by the local chapter of the Dystonia Association. His efforts in neurosurgery have been recognized by induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He has received both the Singer and Resident research

Specialties
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Neurosurgery, Board Certified

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Not likely: Bacterial meningitis usually progresses rapidly once you have it and is very dangerous. Stiff neck and headache can be associated with any Upper respi ... Read More
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Psychosurgery: this surgery is not done anymore. The prefrontal leucotomy has fallen out of favor. Some institutions have protocols for deep brain stimulation for d ... Read More
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Narcolepsy: Sleep paralysis is one of the most common forms of narcolepsy. This occurs when you do not go through all the proper phases of sleep. You move into R ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Levine is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Levine is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! tyvm cant move lower back at all going to urgent care now THANK YOY
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Thanks for your quick reply! I had an mri last month and it only showed compression on lft not rt.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York University School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1993MD

Residency

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV HOSPITAL

Awards

AOA
Resident Research Award, GWUMC 2000
Singer Research award, 1997

Affiliations

American Association of Neurological Surgeons / Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Movement Disorder Society
Cosmos Club
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