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Simone Betchen, MD, FACS
Neurosurgeon
Primary Address:
948 48th Street, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11219
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Phone: (718) 283-7219
Fax: (718) 635-7149

Second Address:
1050 Clove Road
Staten Island, NY 10301
Phone: 7188166440
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Simone Betchen, MD, FACS


 
 

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.


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Specialties
Neurosurgery, brain surgery, and spine surgery

Conditions Treated
Dr. Betchen treats a wide range of conditions including:

  • Herniated disks
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Tumors of the brain and spine
  • Trauma of the brain and spine
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Chiari malformation

Treatments and Procedures
Dr. Betchen offers a number of treatments and procedures such as:

  • Discectomy
  • Laminectomy
  • Shunts
  • Removal of tumors
  • Complex spinal fusions of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar region
  • Stereotactic procedures

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.

Medical Education:
Medical School:
Johns Hopkins Univ School of Medicine
Residency:
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship:
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certification:
NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY


Department and Division:
  • Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
Publications:
Articles Listed in PubMed
   
Office Hours:
Primary Address:
948 48th Street, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11219
Hours:
Mon - Fri 09:00 am - 05:00 pm

Second Address:
1050 Clove Road
Staten Island, NY 10301

(718) 816-6440
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