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Zakaria Hakma

Zakaria Hakma, MD

Assistant Professor


Department: Neurosurgery

Practices: Drexel Neurosciences Institute

Specialties: Neurosurgery

Education

  • MD - Faculty of Medicine of Damascus University

Zakaria Hakma, MD, is a cerebrovascular/endovascular neurosurgeon with Drexel Neurosciences Institute (DNI). He is among an elite group of dual-trained vascular neurosurgeons able to perform conventional neurosurgery as well as minimally invasive endovascular neurosurgery. Learn more about the Drexel Neurosciences Institute's locations.

Dr. Hakma serves as medical director of the Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit at Capital Health System, which has one of the nation’s largest dedicated neurosurgical ICUs.

Following an internship in internal medicine, Dr. Hakma completed residencies in both neurology and neurosurgery at Temple University , where he was chief resident. Dr. Hakma completed a fellowship in cerebrovascular/endovascular neurosurgery and neurocritical care at Capital Health System’s Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center, under the direction of Erol Veznedaroglu, MD, FACS, FAANS, FAHA.

Clinical Services

Stroke, Aneurysms, Carotid artery disease

Fellowships

  • Cerebrovascular/Endovascular Surgery - Capital Health

Residencies

  • Neurology and Neurologic Surgery - Temple University School of Medicine

Internships

  • Internal Medicine - Drexel University College of Medicine

Dr. Hakma is an assistant professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Drexel University College of Medicine. He is widely published in the areas of aneurysms, stroke, carotid artery disease and other highly complex conditions of the brain and spine. He regularly presents at leading neuroscience conferences.

* This physician's clinical practice is independent of Drexel University.


Contact Information


Practice Office

Drexel Neurosciences Institute
219 N. Broad Street
The Arnold T. Berman, MD Building, 7th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 844.464.6387
Fax: 215.239.3037