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Dr. Simon Hanft, MD

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Overview of Dr. Simon Hanft, MD

Dr. Simon Hanft, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Valhalla, NY. They graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Westchester Medical Center. Dr. Hanft, completed a residency at Columbia Ny Neurol Inst. Patients rated Dr. Hanft an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Hanft works at WMCHealth Brain and Spine Institute in Valhalla, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Cerebral Edema along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna 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. Hanft's Office Locations

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    WMCHealth Brain and Spine Institute
    100 Woods Rd # 4, Valhalla, NY 10595 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (914) 493-2363

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  • Westchester Medical Center

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Pituitary Gland Cancer
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Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma
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Brainstem Surgery
Calypso® Targeting
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery
Endoscopic Neurosurgery
Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy
Laser Ablation
Microsurgery of Brain Tumors
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Pituitary Gland Tumor Resection
Pituitary Surgery
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Tumor Resection
Tumor Surgery
Vestibular Schwanoma Surgery
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    About Dr. Simon Hanft, MD

    • Neurosurgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1679732960
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    Education & Certifications

    • University of Miami Hospital
    • Columbia Ny Neurol Inst
    • Columb-Presby
    Medical Education
    • Stanford University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • yale University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Simon Hanft, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Hanft is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Hanft works at WMCHealth Brain and Spine Institute in Valhalla, NY. View the full address on Dr. Hanft’s profile.

    Dr. Hanft has seen patients for Cerebral Edema, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Hanft on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    545 patients have reviewed Dr. Hanft. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Hanft.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Hanft, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Hanft appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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