Dr. Jeffrey W. Degen, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male

30 Matthews St Suite 302
Goshen, NY 10924
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Dr. Degen's Experience

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Dr. Degen's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Degen Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Degen Treats

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Hospital Quality

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Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
255 Lafayette Avenue
Suffern, NY 10901
Westchester Medical Center
100 Woods Road
Valhalla, NY 10595

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Hudson Valley Head and Spine Asso
GOSHEN OFFICE
30 Matthews St Suite 302
Goshen, NY 10924
Hudson Valley Brain and Spine Sgy
SUFFEEN OFFICE
222 Route 59 Suite 205
Suffern, NY 10901
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    Dr. Degen's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery, 2007
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Stereotaxis
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
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    Background Check for Dr. Degen

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Graduated in 1998

    Internship Hospital

    Georgetown U

    Residency Hospital

    Georgetown U

    Fellowship Hospital

    National Institutes Of Health Clinical Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Degen & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Degen's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 4 hospitals where Dr. Degen has admitting privileges:

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    • Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center

    • Nyack Hospital

    • St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital

    • Westchester Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Degen

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Degen to family and friends

    17 responses
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    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    16 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    16 responses
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    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 15 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Degen
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    17 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    17 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Degen accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Emblem Health
    • Locals (any local)
    • MagnaCare
    • Medicare
    • POMCO Group
    • QualCare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Hudson Valley Head and Spine Asso
    GOSHEN OFFICE
    30 Matthews St Suite 302
    Goshen, NY 10924
    (845) 291-7225 (Office)
    (845) 673-5879 (Fax)
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    Hudson Valley Brain and Spine Sgy
    SUFFEEN OFFICE
    222 Route 59 Suite 205
    Suffern, NY 10901
    (845) 368-0286 (Office)
    (845) 673-5879 (Fax)
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