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Holly A. Zywicke, MD

  • Board Certifications
    Neurological Surgery
  • Clinical Specialties and Interests

    General neurosurgery

  • Training

    Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin; Milwaukee, WI
    Neurosurgical Residency Location: University of Alabama School of Medicine; Birmingham, AL

  • Location(s)
Huntsville, Florence

More About Dr. 


Holly Zywicke, MD, is a board certified Neurosurgeon at Huntsville Hospital’s Spine & Neuro Center who has served communities throughout North Alabama with expert spine and brain care since 2016.

Dr. Zywicke earned her Doctorate of Medicine from the Medical College of Wisconsin. She completed her Neurosurgery residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, rising to Chief Resident. She then took her specialty training a step further by completing a Neurosurgical Spine Fellowship at the University of Michigan.

Before joining Spine & Neuro Center, Dr. Zywicke worked as a Neurosurgeon in Atlanta. She brings more than a decade of research, training and expert neurosurgery care to our practice.

Dr. Zywicke specializes in back surgery, thoracic and lumbar conditions, and cranial and peripheral nerve treatments. She treats spine and brain issues such as:

  • Lower back and neck pain
  • Herniated discs
  • Spinal fractures
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Brain tumors
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spondylolistheses
  • Spine and brain trauma

Dr. Zywicke takes extra time with her patients, explaining their condition and developing a treatment plan that best suits them. She is conservative when it comes to surgery and prefers to try other treatment methods first.

Her professional affiliations include: Southern Neurosurgical Society; Congress of Neurosurgeons; and American Association of Neurological Surgeons.

In her spare time, Dr. Zywicke is an accomplished athlete. She has competed in marathons and triathlon events throughout the U.S. 

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