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 16 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

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  • Medicaid

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Degen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Broken Neck
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Degen treats Broken Neck more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Degen treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Degen treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Degen treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Degen treats Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma) more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Degen treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Chordoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma

Dr. Degen's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • 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
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • 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
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Jeffrey Degen, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in West Nyack, NY and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1998 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Degen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Degen

4.0

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
73.6842105263158%
(14)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
1 Star
21.05263157894737%
(4)

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Not happy with the after surgery. 2 months out and as a doctor he should be helping to determine the pain my father is experiencing that he did not have prior.
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Misdiagnosed the patient costing additional weeks of pain and unemployment. Most disconcerting was the lack of time Dr. Degen spent with the patient as well as his lack of concern for his patient's welfare.
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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...Read 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...Read 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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