Dr. Chaim Benjoseph Colen MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Chaim Colen is a neurosurgeon in Petoskey, Michigan and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute and McLaren Flint. He received his medical degree from University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and has been in practice for 12 years. Dr. Colen accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 3 doctors at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute and one of 7 at McLaren Flint who specialize in Neurological Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish, Hebrew and German.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery, Brain & Spinal Tumor, Epilepsy Surgery

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Hebrew
  • German

Education & Medical Training

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 2002–2003

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 2003–2009

University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Class of 2002

Publications & Presentations

Quality of life and outcomes in glioblastoma management.
Colen, C. B., Allcut, E.

Safety of instrumentation in patients with spinal infection.
Rayes, M., Colen, C.B., Bahgat, D.A., Higashida, T., Guthikonda, M., Rengachary, S., Eltahawy, H.A.

Pediatric spinal clear cell meningioma. Case report.
Colen, C.B., Rayes, M., McClendon, J., Rabah, R., Ham, S.D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon CommunityCare
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Pacificare HMO
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Providence Health System Preferred PPO
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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