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    Dr. Zakaria Hakma is among an elite group of dual-trained vascular neurosurgeons able to perform conventional neurosurgery as well as minimally invasive endovascular neurosurgery. He is a cerebrovascular/endovascular neurosurgeon with Global Neurosciences Institute and an assistant professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Hakma also specializes in minimally invasive spine procedures and is director of spine programs for Global Neurosciences Institute.

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    Clinical Interests

    Areas of Expertise Aneurysms Arteriovenous malformations (AVM) Brain tumor Carotid and intracranial artery stenosis Kyphoplasty Spine (Operative/nonoperative) Spine tumor Stroke

  • Medical School

    Damascus University Medical School - 2001
    Damascus, Syria


    Internal Medicine Internship, Drexel University College of Medicine - 2004
    Philadelphia, PA


    Neurology Residency, Temple University Hospital - 2006
    Philadelphia, PA


    Neurosurgery Residency, Temple University Hospital - 2012
    Philadelphia, PA


    Cerebrovascular/Endovascular & Critical Care Neurosurgery Fellowship, Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center at Capital Health - 2013
    Trenton, NJ

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    • AARP Healthcare
    • Aetna
    • Aetna Better Health
    • Aetna Health Plans of NJ
    • Aetna Medicare NNJ Prime
    • Amerihealth
    • Blue Cross/Blue Shield NJ
    • Cigna
    • Horizon BCBS
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    • Horizon NJ Health (managed Medicaid plan)
    • Independence BCBS
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Multiplan
    • Oxford
    • Railroad Medicare
    • Tricare
    • United Community
    • United Healthcare
    • United Healthcare Community Plan (formerly Americhoice Managed Medicaid)