Ziad El Zammar, MD, MRCP(UK), 315 464-8668

Ziad El Zammar, MD, MRCP(UK)
Appointed 08/01/02
7130 Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8668

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Neurology: Cerebrovascular

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Neurology


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2010, Neurocritical Care
  • Fellowship: Stroke Diagnostic and Therapeutic Section, Stroke Branch, NINDS / NIH, Bethesda, MD, 2007, Vascular Neurology/Stroke
  • Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2006, Neurophysiology
  • Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2005, Neurology
  • Internship: Berkshire Medical Centre, University of Massachusetts, 2002, Medicine
  • MD: Damascus University School of Medicine, 1992

Previous Appointments

  • St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center, 2007–2009
  • Washington Hospital Center, 2006–2007

Clinical Interests

  • Management of Acute Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Strokes, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Encephalopathies, Meningitis/Encephalitides, Status Epilepticus, Post-Cardiac Arrest Coma, and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage are among many other Neurological Emergencies that are treated at our Stroke and Neurocritical Care Units.  

Research Interests

  • Neuroprotective and Acute therapies of Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Strokes, Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment, Moderate Hypothermia for Post-Cardiac Arrest, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage treatment, and EEG Monitoring for patients in Coma. 

Specialties & Certification

  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology
  • Neurocritical Care

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Brain Injury
  • Coma
  • Epilepsy, Severe
  • Stroke


  • Adults


  • Central Venous Access
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Lumbar Puncture


  • American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
  • American Heart Association (AHA)
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • Crouse Hospital
  • St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center
  • VA Medical Center

Languages Spoken (Other Than English)

  • French
  • Arabic

Research Abstract

Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/elzammaz
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/elzammaz