Dr. Simone Betchen, MD

Dr. Simone Betchen, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 44
(18)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Simone Betchen, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Staten Island, NY. She graduated from Johns Hopkins Univ School Of Medicine and specializes in neurosurgery.

1050 Clove Rd

Staten Island, NY 10301

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Herniated Disc
high
more than 80% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
normal
more than 81% of peers
Hydrocephalus
normal
more than 73% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • 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
  • 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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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

  • Johns Hopkins Univ School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Betchen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Betchen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Betchen to family and friends
3.9
based on 18 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Betchen's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Brooklyn, NY
Took my grandma to Maimonides hospital to check her back pain. Waited two hr for Dr betchen she wouldn't even ask questions and spend less than 5 min on my grandma and tell us to go home. She totally ignore my grandma agony pain and dismiss us. We went home and so disappointed. My grandma is...more
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in Brooklyn, NY
Dr. B. is the best in the business. She restored my 19 year old daughters spinal fracture like it never even happened. She took the time to answer all of our questions and ease my worries. As one of the few female neurosurgeons in the country I thank God I placed my trust and my daughters care in...more
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in Brooklyn
A great doctor, amazing results,.... Life saver. Thanks
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in Brooklyn, NY
Amazing doctor. She saved my life.
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