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Dr. Brad Zacharia

Neurosurgery
NY
15 years experience male

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Neurosurgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Zacharia
Neurosurgery 15 years experience
?CSF Leak: While very unlikely and many things are more common, dripping from your nose and throat (in the setting of a significant head trauma) can be the resul... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Zacharia
Neurosurgery 15 years experience
No easy answer: This is never an easy question to answer. If you had a seizure in the past your physicians will be more reluctant to rapidly take you off the anti-epi... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Zacharia
Neurosurgery 15 years experience
Yes: Short answer, Yes. Compression of the spine or individual nerve roots of the cervical spine can cause electric/shock like pain down the arms and into ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Zacharia
Neurosurgery 15 years experience
Hypertension: Yes. That is a very elevated blood pressure and it warrants urgent evaluation. If it is chronic you need to have your primary care doctor work with yo... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Zacharia
Neurosurgery 15 years experience
Post-concussive synd: If you are having persistent symptoms following a head trauma you should probably seek medical evaluation. These may be post-concussive symptoms.
A female asked:
Dr. Brad Zacharia
Neurosurgery 15 years experience
Degenerative spine: Spondylosis is a non-specific term for degenerative changes of the spine. In isolation it has little meaning. Everyone will develop some spondylosis a... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Brad Zacharia
Neurosurgery 15 years experience
Coccydynia?: What you are describing may be coccydynia (i.e. pain of the tailbone). In that case usually conservative measures alleviate the pain, and only rarely ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Zacharia is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Zacharia is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Feb 17, 2015
A simple and very good answer
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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This was very helpful. Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY
Graduated 2007MD

Residency

COLUMBIA HOSPITAL
Completed 2014

Awards

AANS/CNS Council of State Neurosurgical Societies Socioeconomic Fellowship
First Place- Resident presentation at the New York State Neurosurgical Society Annual Meeting
Patient Oriented Research Scholar- Full-tuition scholarship to pursue a Master’s Degree in biostatistics and patient oriented research in the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Affiliations

American Association Of Neurological Surgeons
American Association Of Neurological Surgeons / Congress Of Neurological Surgeons
Society For Neuro-Oncology
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