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Zakaria Hakma

Zakaria Hakma, MD

Assistant Professor

Department: Neurosurgery

Specialties: Neurosurgery


  • MD - Faculty of Medicine of Damascus University

Zakaria Hakma, MD, is a cerebrovascular/endovascular neurosurgeon. He is among an elite group of dual-trained vascular neurosurgeons able to perform conventional neurosurgery as well as minimally invasive endovascular neurosurgery.

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


  • Internal Medicine - Drexel University College of Medicine


  • Neurology and Neurologic Surgery - Temple University School of Medicine


  • Cerebrovascular/Endovascular Surgery - Capital Health

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.

Research Interests

Clinical and pre-clinical methods to enhance recovery in spinal cord injury

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