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Paul C Mccormick, MD

Neurological Spine Surgery
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
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Specialties
Spine Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Neurological Spine Surgery, more

Locations and Appointments


New Patients

NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital

5141 Broadway
New York, NY 10034
US

CUIMC/Neurological Institute of New York

710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
US
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    POS
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    Medicare Managed Care
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    POS
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    HMO
    EPO - New Jersey Services
    HMO - New Jersey Services
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    POS - New Jersey Services
    Railroad
    Traditional Medicare
    Quality Health Management
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    Oxford Freedom
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    NY Signature
    Aetna Signature Administrators
    Student Health
    PPO
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    POS
    Great West (National)
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    EPO
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    Medicare Managed Care
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    EPO
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    POS
    ConnectiCare
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    EPO - New Jersey Services
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    PPO - New Jersey Services
    POS - New Jersey Services
    Railroad
    Traditional Medicare
    Quality Health Management
    HMO
    Empire Plan
    POS
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    Oxford Liberty
    Oxford Freedom
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    World Trade Center Health Plan

About Paul C Mccormick, MD


Dr. McCormick is the Gallen Professor of Neurological Surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is also the Director of The Och Spine Hospital at The Neurological Institute of New York and an attending physician at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. His clinical and research interests focus exclusively on the evaluation, surgical management, and outcomes assessment of patients with disorders of the spine and spinal cord. He is a world-renowned spinal neurosurgeon and recognized expert in the surgical management of spinal disorders including spinal cord tumors, vascular malformations, herniated cervical and lumbar discs, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, microsurgery, arthroplasty, and spinal stabilization and fusion for traumatic and degenerative spinal instability and deformity.


Dr. McCormick graduated from Columbia University and received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He performed research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and trained in Neurological Surgery at the prestigious Neurological Institute of New York. He performed a one-year complex spine surgery fellowship at Medical College of Wisconsin and returned to the Neurological Institute of New York to join the neurosurgical staff as the first neurosurgeon to dedicate his practice entirely to the treatment of patients with spinal disorders. In the 25 years of practice, Dr. McCormick has performed nearly 7000 spinal procedures on patients from around the world but with special emphasis on patients from tri-state area.


Dr. McCormick has received numerous awards including the prestigious Columbia College 2007 John Jay award for professional achievement, the 2009 Joint Spine Section Meritorious Service award, and was an honored lecturer at national, international, and institutional events on numerous occasions. He has consistently been named as one of New York's best doctors since 2001 and for the last several years has been named as one of Castle Connolly's America's Top Doctors, America's Top Doctors for Cancer, and Top Doctors: New York Metro Area.


Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English

Specialties & Expertise

  • Benign Tumor of Spinal Cord
  • Microsurgery
  • Microsurgery of the Spine
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Techniques
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Techniques
  • Radiosurgery
  • Second Opinion
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Instrumentation
  • Spinal Neurological Surgery
  • Spinal Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spine (all aspects)
  • Spine Care
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Tumor Resection

Education

  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Fellowship: Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY

Hospital Affiliations

  • Och Spine At NewYork-Presbyterian

Awards & Honors

  • Academic Excellence Award (First in class), Mailman School of Public Health, 2000
  • Americas Top Doctors for Cancer
  • Castle Connolly's America's Top Doctors
  • John Jay Award, Columbia College, 2007
  • Joint Spine Section Meritorious Service Award, 2009
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area

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