Dr. Jeffrey Degen, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Degen, MD

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Dr. Jeffrey Degen, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in West Nyack, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1998 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2 Crosfield Ave Ste 102

West Nyack, NY 10994

Contact Information

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  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Degen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Broken Neck
very high
more than 92% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Degen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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24  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Georgetown U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Georgetown U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • National Institutes Of Health Clinical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Degen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Degen's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Degen to family and friends
17 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Degen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Our experience with Dr. Degen and his caring, efficient staff couldn't be more different than those of the Apr 16, 2016 poster. My 90 year old uncle was diagnosed with NPH. The doctor spent all the time we needed choosing options. My uncle chose to have a VP shunt inserted. The operation was...more
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Dr. Degen is the absolute best. He explained everything in detail and listened to all questions. In addition, the surgery that he performed was MUCH less invasive then our first opinion. Almost immediately after surgery my husband felt feelings in his fingers again and NO PAIN except for a bit from...more
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Was very short, didn't explain anything, was obvious he didn't care about anything except getting another patient rushed in and out of his busy schedule.
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Dr Degen made an extremely difficult experience bareable. He removed a tumor from my Husbands spine and had him back to work in within the year. We are so incredibly grateful to have found him.
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