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BETCHEN, SIMONE A., MD

Maimonides Physician
Phone: 718-283-7219
4802 10TH AVENUE BROOKLYN, NY 11219

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Spine Surgery - Neuro
  • Stroke Care
  • Brain & Spinal Tumor Care

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
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Biography

Dr. Simone Betchen is a surgeon in the Surgery Department, Neurosurgery Division, at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Betchen joined the Maimonides team after completing her residency in neurosurgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center, and her surgical neuro-oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She is dedicated to all aspects of neurosurgery, with a focus on tumors of the spinal cord and brain. Dr. Simone Betchen is active in research and has numerous publications in the field of neurosurgery. She is a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the Society for Neuroscience, and a resident member of the American College of Surgeons.

Areas of Expertise

Brain & Spinal Tumor Care
Neurosurgery
Spine Surgery - Neuro
Stroke Care

Conditions Treated

Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
Chiari Malformation
Herniated Discs
Hydrocephalus
Spinal Stenosis
Spine and Brain Disorders
Trauma of the Brain and Spine

Treatments

Complex Spinal Fusions of the Cervical
Thoracic and Lumbar Region
Discectomy
Laminectomy
Minimally Invasive Spine and Neurosurgery
Neurosurgical Oncology
Shunts
Stereotactic Procedures
Thoracic Spinal Fusions

Education

Medical Degree

Johns Hopkins Univ School of Medicine

Residency

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Fellowship

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Board

Neurological Surgery - general

Locations

78 Todt Hill Road. Suite 206
Staten Island, NY 10314
Telephone: 718-283-7219
Fax: 718-635-7149

4802 10TH AVENUE
BROOKLYN, NY 11219
Telephone: 718-283-7219
Insurance
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CCM CenterLight Healthcare
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus (Amerigroup)
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Humana Tricare (formerly Tricare Non Network)
  • Local 1199
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare (Commercial Plans)
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare
  • WellCare
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