Dr. Chetan Bettegowda, MD

Neurosurgery •  Male
  
Dr. Bettegowda

Johns Hopkins Department of Neurosurgery

600 N WOLFE ST Baltimore, MD 21287

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(410) 955-2264

Dr. Chetan Bettegowda, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Bettegowda has more experience with Neuro-oncology and Cranial Neurosurgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is not accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Bettegowda to book an appointment.


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Dr. Bettegowda accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
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Practice Areas

Neuro-oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat tumors, both malignant and benign, in or near the brain and spinal cord.Compare with other Neuro-oncology specialists.

Typically treats 92% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bettegowda treats Meningiomas more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Bettegowda treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Brain Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bettegowda treats Brain Cancer more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Bettegowda treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bettegowda treats Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma) more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Bettegowda treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Cranial Neurosurgery

Cranial neurosurgeons perform surgical procedures that involve opening or passing through the skull to treat conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, and nervous system.Compare with other Cranial Neurosurgery specialists.

Typically treats 72% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bettegowda performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Bettegowda performs this procedure more than 99% of their peers

Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bettegowda performs Brain Surgery more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Bettegowda performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bettegowda performs Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal more than 21% of their peers

Dr. Bettegowda performs this procedure more than 21% of their peers

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Dr. Bettegowda's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Dr.Bettegowda is my neurosurgeon...My family and I are very pleased to have such a knowledgeable doctor. I had surgery and Dr.Bettegowda did an amazing job. I would highly recommend him to anyone..He is an amazing neurosurgeon..
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Biography

Dr. Chetan Bettegowda, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Bettegowda has more experience with Neuro-oncology and Cranial Neurosurgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is not accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Bettegowda to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

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Johns Hopkins Department of Neurosurgery

Johns Hopkins Department of Neurosurgery600 N WOLFE ST Baltimore, MD 21287
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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Baltimore, MD

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)