Dr. Deborah Benzil, MD

Dr. Deborah Benzil, MD

Neurological Trauma Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Deborah Benzil, MD is a neurological trauma surgery specialist in Mount Kisco, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from Univ Of MD Sch Of Med in 1985 and specializes in neurological trauma surgery.

110 S Bedford Rd

Mount Kisco, NY 10549

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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No malpractice claims found for New York
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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Benzil's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Benzil treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 88% of her peers

Dr. Benzil treats this condition more than 88% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spine Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Benzil treats Spine Disorders more than 85% of her peers

Dr. Benzil treats this condition more than 85% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Benzil treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 79% of her peers

Dr. Benzil treats this condition more than 79% of her peers

Dr. Benzil's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Deborah Benzil, MD is a neurological trauma surgery specialist in Mount Kisco, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from Univ Of MD Sch Of Med in 1985 and specializes in neurological trauma surgery.

Specialties

  • Neurological Trauma Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1994
    Rhode Island Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1988
    Rhode Island Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1988
  • 1985
    Univ Of MD Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    1985

Awards

Dr. Benzil's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Benzil

3.5

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
5%
(1)
1 Star
35%
(7)

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Dr. Benzil's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr Benzil is fantastic. She is extremely knowledgeable, friendly and has a great bedside manner. Everyone on her team helped me make my spinal surgery a success. The day of surgery, I was extremely nervous and apprehensive about the procedure. She answered all of my questions and helped me feel...Read More
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I was inpatient at Northern Westchester. She planned to perform an invasive outdated neurosurgical procedure rather than the current standard in the field which she never heard of. I went to hospital in NYC and had the minimally invasive procedure done with excellent results.
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Excellent surgeon. Caring Doctor. Two surgeries, highly reccomend.
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Dr. Benzel is quite personable. However, I am hesitant to recommend her. She told me I needed cervical disc surgery; fortunately I went for a second opinion and it was ruled out as inappropriate for my problem. In fact, it might have made the situation worse. Luckily the second neurosurgeon sent...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO