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Physician Bio

  • Mark J Kotapka, MD

    Dr. Kotapka is the Chairman of the Division of Neurosurgery at Einstein. He treats benign and malignant tumors of the brain, including pituitary and cranial base. He also has special interest in the treatment of cerebral aneurysms, degenerative spinal conditions including disc disease and spinal stenosis, and the treatment of neurological trauma.

    Previously Dr. Kotapka served as Vice-Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and was Co-Director of the Center for Cranial Base Surgery and the Pituitary Tumor Program.

    Dr. Kotapka is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

    Top Doc, 2008, Philadelphia magazine
    Top Doc, 2009, Philadelphia magazine
    Top Doc, 2010, Philadelphia magazine
    Top Doc, 2011, Philadelphia magazine
    Top Doc, 2012, Philadelphia magazine
    Top Doc, 2013, Philadelphia magazine 
    Top Doc, 2014, Philadelphia magazine

    Locations & Hours

    U of Pittsburgh Sch of Med


    Children's Hospital of Phila


    University of PA Sch of Med

    Medical School

    U of Maryland Sch of Medicine


    University of PA Sch of Med

    Board Certifications
    • Surgery, Neuro
    Takes Referrals for:
    • Surgery, Neuro
    Areas of Interest
    • Backs/Spines
    • Brain Injury
    • Brain Tumor
    • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Mark Kotapka