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Brad Zacharia, MD, Neurosurgery, Hershey, PA, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

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Neurosurgery Hershey, PA

Brain & Spinal Tumor, Pituitary Surgery, Skull Base

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Penn State College of Medicine Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Otolaryngology Division Chief of Brain Tumor and Skull Base Surgery Co-Director Neuro Oncology Program Co-Director Penn State Pituitary and Skull Base Center

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Summary

  • Dr. Brad Zacharia is a neurosurgeon in Hershey, PA and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice 10 years. He specializes in brain & spinal tumor, pituitary surgery, and skull base and is experienced in cranial nerve injury, vestibular schwannoma, trigeminal schwannoma, glioblastoma, and meningiomas.

Education & Training

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterFellowship, Neurosurgical Oncology, 2014 - 2015
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    New York Presbyterian HospitalResidency, Neurological Surgery, 2007 - 2014
  • Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
    Columbia University Mailman School of Public HealthMS, Biostatisics- Patient Oriented Research, 2011 - 2013
  • NYP Hosp-Columbia Univ Med Ctr
    NYP Hosp-Columbia Univ Med CtrPost-Doctoral Fellowship, 2008 - 2009
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    New York Presbyterian HospitalInternship, Surgery, 2007 - 2008
  • Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
    Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and SurgeonsClass of 2007

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2015 - 2022
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2008 - 2016
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Evaluation of First-Line Radiosurgery vs Whole-Brain Radiotherapy for Small Cell Lung Cancer Brain Metastases  
    Chad G Rusthoven, Ajay Niranjan, Leonard C Tuanquin, Brad E Zacharia, Veronica Chiang, James B Yu, Steve Braunstein, Ayal A Aizer, Michael D Chan, Douglas Kondziolka, ..., JAMA Oncology

Authored Content

  • Evaluation of First-Line Radiosurgery vs Whole-Brain Radiotherapy for Small Cell Lung Cancer Brain MetastasesJune 2020

Press Mentions

  • An Especially Challenging Brain Cancer Diagnosis
    An Especially Challenging Brain Cancer DiagnosisAugust 23rd, 2017
  • Researchers Join $10 Million Project to Understand Sex Differences in Brain Cancer Outcomes
    Researchers Join $10 Million Project to Understand Sex Differences in Brain Cancer OutcomesNovember 24th, 2020
  • Penn State Skull Base Center
    Penn State Skull Base CenterOctober 14th, 2020
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Committees

  • Vice-Chairman, New York Presbyterian Housestaff Quality Council 2012 - 2014

Research History

  • Post-Doctoral Research FellowNeurosurgery2008 - 2009

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations