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Zakaria Hakma,


Title: Assistant Professor

Practices: Drexel Neurosciences Institute

Specialty: Neurosurgery


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


  • MD - Faculty of Medicine of Damascus University

Clinical Services

Stroke, Aneurysms, Carotid artery disease


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.


  • Cerebrovascular/Endovascular Surgery - Capital Health


  • Neurology and Neurologic Surgery - Temple University School of Medicine


  • Internal Medicine - Drexel University College of Medicine

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