Dr. Donald Oliver Quest MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Donald Quest is a neurosurgeon in New York, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including New York Downtown Hospital and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice for 37 years. He is one of 6 doctors at New York Downtown Hospital and one of 24 at New York-Presbyterian Hospital who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Hospital Affiliation

St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Valley Hospital

New York Downtown Hospital

New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Ranked #3 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1970 - 1971

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1972 - 1976

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Class of 1970

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified in Neurological Surgery

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2013

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Statins reduce neurologic injury in asymptomatic carotid endarterectomy patients.
Heyer, E. J.,Mergeche, J. L.,Bruce, S. S.,Ward, J. T.,Stern, Y.,Anastasian, Z. H.,Quest, D. O.,Solomon, R. A.,Todd, G. J.,Benvenisty, A. I.,McKinsey, J. F.,Nowygrod, R.,Morrissey, N. J.,Connolly, E. S.

Simulation in neurosurgery: a review of computer-based simulation environments and their surgical applications.
Malone, H.R., Syed, O.N., Downes, M.S., D'Ambrosio, A.L., Quest, D.O., Kaiser, M.G.

The centennial of the Neurological Institute of New York and its department of neurological surgery, 1909-2009: a commemorative pictorial essay.
Quest, D.O.

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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