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Dr. Gerald M. Zupruk


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Gerald M. Zupruk, M.D., F.A.A.N.S., is a board certified neurosurgeon who is skilled in adult neurological surgery.  He treats conditions such as lumbar and cervical disc herniation, spine injuries, head trauma, and brain tumors.

Dr. Zupruk received his undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from The City College of New York, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He obtained his medical degree at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine. He completed his surgical internship at The Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital (affiliated with Columbia University), Cooperstown, NY.  Dr. Zupruk then completed his neurosurgical residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center/Kings County Hospital Center.

He served as Neurosurgery Section Chief at St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, PA, and was the Chairman, Orthopedic/Neurosurgery Department, Cayuga Medical Center.  Dr. Zupruk was a Clinical Professor at DeSales University, Allentown, PA and a faculty member of the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Dr. Zupruk has authored and co-authored journal articles.  He published “Brown-Sequard Syndrome Associated with Post-Traumatic Cervical Epidural Hematoma: Case Report and Review of the Literature”, Neurosurgery 25:278-280, 1989.

Dr. Zupruk served as President of the Northampton County Medical Society (PA) 1999, and as President of the Tompkins County Medical Society (NY), June 2011-May, 2012. He is a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Medical Society of the State of New York.

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus with NSPC’s Dr. Gerald M. Zupruk

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Dr. Gerald Zupruk

"Dr. Zupruk’s bedside manner was just wonderful. I really did enjoy talking with him. He made me feel very comfortable. . . . He is a wonderful surgeon, and I would recommend him to anybody… He’s a remarkable man." - Mary Lee Eyester

It’s Her Back, Not Her Leg: Successful, Pain-Free Cyst Removal Surgery with Dr. Zupruk. Watch video

“I hugged and kissed Dr. Zupruk. I told him, ‘You gave me my life back’!”
- Patient Corinne Ross

Spinal Stenosis Surgery Gives Corinne Ross Her Life Back. Watch video



Dr. Zupruk is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Winthrop University Hospital
  • Huntington Hospital
  • St. Charles Hospital
  • St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center
  • Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center
(800) 775-7784 | (516) 300-1281

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