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 Movement Disorders at the Holy Cross Hospital. 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 awards for his original clinical research in neurosurgery. Dr. Levine is currently licensed in the District of Columbia and Maryland. He resides in the D.C. metropolitan area with his wife and two daughters.