Delray Medical Center & Good Samaritan Medical Center Appoint Dr. Lloyd Zucker as Medical Director of NeurosurgeryJul 14, 2020
Palm Beach County, Fla. – Dr. Lloyd Zucker is named Medical Director of Neurosurgery for Delray Medical Center and Good Samaritan Medical Center. In his new role, Dr. Zucker will collaborate with the medical staff to lead quality and programmatic development, including expansion of the neuro-oncology service line at Good Samaritan Medical Center, and the movement disorders program featuring Deep Brain Stimulation across the Palm Beach Health Network.
“We welcome Dr. Zucker to his new role as Medical Director of Neurosurgery for Good Samaritan Medical Center and Delray Medical Center,” said Maggie Gill, chief executive officer of the Palm Beach Health Network. “We encourage our community to seek care quickly for head injuries, and to recognize the signs and symptoms of other brain disorders, including brain tumors, where a delay in treatment can affect the outcome.”
The Palm Beach Health Network has the advanced technology and services to help with any neurological issues. As a member of the Advanced Neuroscience Network, the hospitals have an integrated delivery system of medical professionals and hospitals focused on offering a full continuum of neurological care throughout South Florida. The program focuses on everything from prevention and diagnosis, to treatment and rehabilitation.
The Palm Beach Health Network hospitals have award-winning neuroscience departments that offer:
- Comprehensive stroke centers at Delray Medical Center and St. Mary’s Medical Center
- Minimally invasive 6 Pillar Approach for treating brain tumors and hemorrhages
- Dedicated, patient-centered rehabilitation hospitals
- Recognized by Healthgrades as a Neuroscience Center of Excellence
- Named in the 10% in the nation for neuroscience treatment
A graduate with honors of Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Zucker was invited as an undergraduate to do research at the National Institute of Health. A neurosurgical residency followed his medical training at Rutgers University-University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey at the University of Connecticut-Hartford Hospital. His extended training was completed by a fellowship in complex spinal surgery at the University of South Florida/ Tampa General Hospital.