Bennie W. Chiles III, M.D., F.A.A.N.S, F.A.C.S., is a board-certified neurosurgeon and fellowship-trained spine surgeon, who operates Westchester Spine and Brain Surgery, PLLC, a multi-hospital neurosurgical practice which provides state-of-the-art surgical evaluation and treatment for a wide variety of conditions related to the spine and brain, with emphasis on surgical spine problems such as disc herniations and spinal stenosis, often requiring complex operative treatments such as laminectomies, discectomies, and fusions.
Dr. Chiles also specializes in innovative techniques such as minimally invasive spinal surgery, computer-guided surgery, and cervical artificial disc placement. Dr. Chiles is an attending neurosurgeon at numerous hospitals throughout Westchester, including White Plains Hospital Center, New York Presbyterian-Lawrence Hospital, Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital, St. John’s Riverside Hospital including the Dobbs Ferry Pavilion, and Westchester Medical Center.
Dr. Chiles is a New York City native and Harvard University graduate, who attended medical school at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine. He then completed his residency in neurosurgery, as well as a combined orthopedic-neurosurgical fellowship in complex spine surgery, both at New York University (NYU) Medical Center. He has performed well over 3,000 major operative procedures since entering practice in Westchester eighteen years ago.
He currently serves as Chief of Neurosurgery at New York Presbyterian-Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville, New York. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the New York University (NYU) Department of Neurosurgery, as well as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at New York Medical College. He was certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery in 2002, and was named a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons in 2004. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, as well as an active member of the New York State Neurosurgical Society, where he serves as a member of the Board of Directors, and is also Immediate Past-President. Dr. Chiles has authored a number of scientific publications and book chapters within neurosurgery, and presented numerous times at conferences both locally and nationally.