Dr. John Houten, MD

Dr. John Houten, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 52
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Dr. John Houten, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery, craniofacial surgery, and more.

948 48th St

Brooklyn, NY 11219

Contact Information

(718) 283-7219

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
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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. Houten's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Houten treats Myelopathy more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Houten treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Houten treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Houten treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Herniated Disc
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Houten treats Herniated Disc more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Houten treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Houten, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery, craniofacial surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2002
    New York University Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    2002
  • 2000
    New York University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2000
  • 1996
    New York University Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1996
  • 1995
    New York University School of Medicine
    Medical School
    1995
  • 1991
    Yeshiva University
    Undergraduate School
    1991

Languages

  • Yiddish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Houten's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Houten

4.6

Based on 27 reviews

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1 Star
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Back injections for years was NOT REPAIRING my problem. I knew Dr. Houten was right for me first visit, felt comfortable & scheduled surgery based on what he told us, & on his expertise. At 70 no surgery is easy, but at 10 1/2 months now, I have been PAIN FREE for at least 8 & counting. Aches...Read More
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Dr. Houten very successfully performed a spinal fusion revision on me. His patience and the time he took to explain the procedure to my wife and myself helped to make us feel confident in the outcome. His care post op and his promptness in responding to our questions were exceptional. I recommend...Read More
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He is a liar and horrible person. This doctor doesn't care about his patients.
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Dr. Houten did my surgery about 10 years ago. I have to have another surgery but sad to say Dr. Houten has relocated in Florida and I live in New York City. I would recommend him to any one who is having neurological problems.
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Dr Houton is the Neurosurgeon to use, Period. He is extremely qualified, concerned of your well being and highly respected in the community by other Dr's, hospital staff, admin, nurses, to whomever I ever mention his name they all concur he is THE BEST!
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Connecticare
Connecticare HMO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Pathway Enhanced Guided Access
Prism Blue Priority EPO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthFirst
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
MagnaCare PPO
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MVP Health Care
Neighborhood Health Plan
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
POMCO Group
SelectHealth
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

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