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Dr. John Houten, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.6 (36)
Map Pin Small Brooklyn, NY
Accepting new patients
29 years of experience

Overview of Dr. John Houten, MD

Dr. John Houten, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Brooklyn, NY. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 29 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from New York University Grossman School of Medicine and is affiliated with Maimonides Medical Center. Dr. Houten, completed a residency at New York University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Houten an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Houten works at Practice in Brooklyn, NY with other offices in Bronx, NY, Oceanside, NY, Greenlawn, NY and Rego Park, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Compressed Spinal Cord and Myelopathy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Houten's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Mmc Neurosurgery
    948 48th St Fl 2, Brooklyn, NY 11219 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 283-7219
  2. 2
    Maimonides Medical Center
    4802 10th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11219 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 283-7219
  3. 3
    Nyc Health Hospitals \ Jacobi
    1400 Pelham Pkwy S, Bronx, NY 10461 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 918-5000
  4. 4
    South Nassau Communities Hospital
    1 Healthy Way, Oceanside, NY 11572 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (516) 632-3000
  5. 5
    Office
    6010 Bay Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11204 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 283-7219
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    Spine Center of Brooklyn
    6010 Bay Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11204 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 283-2225
    Monday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:15 - 14:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
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    Mount Sinai Doctors Long Island
    5 Cuba Hill Rd, Greenlawn, NY 11740 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 241-8363
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    08:00 - 12:00
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    Mount Sinai Doctors Forest Hills
    9901 Queens Blvd, Rego Park, NY 11374 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 241-8363
    Monday
    09:00 - 16:00

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Maimonides Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Compressed Spinal Cord
Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Compressed Spinal Cord
Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Back Pain
Broken Neck
Cervical Stenosis
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spondylolisthesis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Spinal Fusion
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain Abscess
Brain Injury
Cancer
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Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Edema
Cerebral Embolism
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Cranial Trauma
Dural Tear
Extradural Hemorrhage
Fracture
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Myelomalacia
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Polyneuropathy
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Traumatic Cerebral Edema
Tuberculosis Meningitis
Upper Back Pain
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laminoforaminotomy
Laminoplasty
Laminotomy
Lumbar Laminectomy
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulator Implantation
Peripheral Nerve Block
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Skull Base Surgery
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Thoracic Disc Surgery
Thoracic Tumor resection
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Amerihealth
    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CareOregon
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    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Community Health Choice
    • Connecticare
    • EmblemHealth
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    • Health Net
    • Healthfirst
    • HealthPlus
    • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    • Humana
    • Husky Health
    • inHealth
    • INTotal Health
    • Locals (any local)
    • MagnaCare
    • Medica
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • Molina Healthcare
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    • MVP Health Care
    • Neighborhood Health Plan
    • Oxford Health Plans
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    • POMCO Group
    • SelectHealth
    • Simply Healthcare Plans
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    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Wellcare of Georgia

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    4.6
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    Based on 36 ratings
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    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    1 Star
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    About Dr. John Houten, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 29 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Yiddish
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1891899217
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • New York University Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • New York University Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • New York University Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • New York University Grossman School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Yeshiva University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. John Houten, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Houten is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Houten has seen patients for Compressed Spinal Cord and Myelopathy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Houten on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    36 patients have reviewed Dr. Houten. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Houten.

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