In addition to his position at Summit Medical Group, Edward J. Zampella, MD, FACS, is President of the Medical Staff and Attending Neurosurgeon at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, New Jersey. In addition, he is Attending Neurosurgeon at Morristown Memorial Medical Center in Morristown, New Jersey. He is Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School in Newark.
A leader in neurological surgery in the Northeast, Dr. Zampella’s expertise includes functional, restorative, and stereotactic neurosurgery; stereotactic radiosurgery; brain and spinal tumors; spinal cord stimulation and intraspinal drug infusion; trigeminal neuralgia; neurosurgical treatment of movement disorders, tremor, and spasticity; refractory epilepsy; hydrocephalus, and endoscopic surgery. He is adept at and employs the most innovative technologies and skills in his field. For example, Dr. Zampella is among few doctors on the East Coast to use the revolutionary CyberKnife®, which enables physicians to treat certain previously inoperable tumors noninvasively and with the utmost precision.
To his credit, Dr. Zampella has been integral in increasing the number of neurosurgeons in the area. He has been Managing Partner of Atlantic Neurosurgical Specialists, the largest neurosurgical group in New Jersey and the fifth largest neurosurgical practice in the United States.
A fellow of the American College of Surgeons and American Academy of Pain Medicine, he is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Joint Section on Pediatric Neurosurgery, Joint Committee on Pain, Joint Section on Tumors, Medical Society of New Jersey, New Jersey Neurosurgical Society, Academy of Medicine of New Jersey, American Trauma Society and Neuro-modulation Society. Dr. Zampella is Past President of the New Jersey Neurosurgical Society. He has been featured in the New Jersey Monthly’ "Top Doctors," Castle Connolly "Top Doctors in the New York Metro Area," and Castle Connolly "America's Top Doctors" listings. He is featured in the Inside Jersey "190 Top Doctors for Women's Health." Dr. Zampella's Castle Connolly listings have been reprinted in US News and World Report, New York Magazine, and Inside Jersey.