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Dr. Paul Ratzker, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.9 (19)
Map Pin Small Union, NJ
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Paul Ratzker, MD

Dr. Paul Ratzker, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Union, NJ. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 36 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and is affiliated with Trinitas Regional Medical Center. Dr. Ratzker, completed a residency at Bronx Municipal Hospital Center|Jackson Mem Hosp/jackson Health|Mt Sinai School Of Med. Patients rated Dr. Ratzker an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Ratzker works at Practice in Union, NJ with other offices in Elizabeth, NJ. They are accepting new patients. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Ratzker's Office Locations

  1. 1
    The Back Institute
    700 Rahway Ave, Union, NJ 07083 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (908) 688-1999
  2. 2
    Alberto Lopez-silvero M.d. LLC
    240 Williamson St Ste 303, Elizabeth, NJ 07202 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (908) 688-1999

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  • Trinitas Regional Medical Center

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    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 36 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1235139700
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Bronx Municipal Hospital Center|Jackson Mem Hosp/jackson Health|Mt Sinai School Of Med
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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