Dr. John K Houten MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. John Houten is a neurosurgeon in Bronx, New York and is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center. He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. Dr. Houten accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 9 doctors at Montefiore Medical Center who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: Brain & Spinal Tumor, Neurosurgical Spine Surgery

Clinical Interests: Spinal Fusion, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Neoplasms, Ankylosing Spondylitis

Hospital Affiliation

Montefiore Medical Center
Ranked #41 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1995–1996

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1996–2002

New York University School of Medicine
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified in Neurological Surgery

NY State Medical License
Active through 2016

Publications & Presentations

Paraplegia after lumbosacral nerve root block: report of three cases.
Houten JK, Errico TJ 2002 1

Symptomatic progression of degenerative scoliosis after decompression and limited fusion surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis.
Houten, J. K.,Nasser, R.

Morquio's Syndrome and Craniocervical Instability.
Houten, J.K., Kinon, M.D., Goodrich, J.T.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref

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