Nationally renowned spinal neurosurgeon named Director of Spinal Neurosurgery, Neurotrauma at …

Dr. Patrick Borgen, chair of surgery, and Dr. Amit Schwartz, chief of neurosurgery at Maimonides Medical Center, have announced the appointment of Dr. John K. Houten as director of spinal neurosurgery and Neurotrauma, bolstering the hospital’s trauma credentials on the heels of its New York state approval as an Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center. “Dr. Houten is an outstanding addition to our strong team of neuroscience experts at Maimonides,” said Borgen. “Brooklyn residents will now have access to the most advanced spinal neurosurgery techniques and we heartily welcome him aboard.” “We’re delighted to round-out our neurosurgery team with someone of Dr. Houten’s stature,” said Schwartz. “Our patients are the true beneficiaries of this appointment.” Houten is a board-certified neurosurgeon with fellowship training in spinal surgery, bringing more than 20 years…


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