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Gerald Zupruk M.D., F.A.A.N.S.

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’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

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.

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Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is a condition that develops in older adults. In normal pressure hydrocephalus, the brain has trouble reabsorbing the cerebrospinal fluid it produces. If the fluid is still being made, but not reabsorbed, it starts to collect, enlarging the fluid spaces in the brain. The triad of symptoms that NPH sufferers typically…

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Lumbar spinal stenosis is a very common condition the becomes more common as we age and remain active. The most common symptoms are pain in the legs, typically brought on by walking. Standing straight may become painful. These symptoms tend to increase gradually. Lumbar spinal stenosis can happen to anyone as part of the normal course…

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ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY – Corinne Ross, a 51-year-old graphic designer from Bohemia, now has a new lease on life following spinal surgery with neurosurgeon Gerald M. Zupruk, M.D., F.A.A.N.S., of the Neurological Surgery, P.C. (NSPC) private practice. Ms. Ross had low back pain for 15 years, and the last five years before her surgery were…

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