All professionals at Dr. Debra Petrucci, FAANS maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Debra Petrucci, MD, FAANS
Dr. Debra Petrucci is a Board Certified Neurosurgeon specializing in complex spine, brain, and general neurosurgery (extending to peripheral nerve procedures such as for carpal tunnel syndrome). Her goal is to provide you with the best possible care and a pleasant and comfortable experience.
Dr. Petrucci attended Harvard College and then medical school at the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. She trained in general surgery and neurosurgery at the prestigious Massachusetts General Hospital and is Board Certified in Neurosurgery.
Dr. Petrucci trains continually to stay current in the latest procedures that may benefit her patients and takes advantage of Continuing Medical Education (CME) opportunities offered by the neurosurgical societies. She has trained in the kyphoplasty procedure and acted as an instructor and proctor to other doctors training in the procedure and other general procedures. She is also trained in X-stop and the Charite Artificial Disk procedure. Dr. Petrucci uses minimally invasive techniques where possible for the patient and will discuss with the patient her recommendation for surgery that will best benefit the patient.
Debra Petrucci, MD was named Chief of Neurosurgery at White Plains Hospital Center in 2001 through 2007.
Dr. Petrucci is providing this website to help patients with spinal issues research their condition. Along the side of the page there are links to information regarding spinal conditions and videos of surgical procedures that may be used to treate those conditions. We hope that you find this helpful.
Please email or call to see how Dr. Petrucci can help you.
You can take an active role in your own care by:
- Using the resources we provide, including this website.
- Asking us questions during your office visits.
- Providing us with a complete medical history.
- Carefully follow all care instructions.
As part of your visit, Dr. Petrucci will take a history of your symptoms and perform a physical examination. If you already have x-rays, MRIs or other diagnostic images,please bring them with you to your office visit. Other tests and images may be ordered during your visit to confirm a diagnosis.
Once your diagnosis is determined, we will work with you to develop a treatment plan to meet your particular medical needs.