Dr. Alan Mechanic, MD

Dr. Alan Mechanic, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Alan Mechanic, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New Hyde Park, NY and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Emory Univ Sch Of Med in 1980 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1991 Marcus Ave Ste 108

New Hyde Park, NY 11042

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Mechanic performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
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more than 59% of peers
Hydrocephalus
normal
more than 52% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 50% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Emory Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • The Miriam Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Beth Israel Medical Center-Petrie Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Hahnemann U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mechanic has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mechanic's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mechanic to family and friends
3.6
based on 10 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Mechanic's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in EAST MORICHES
Dr mechanic and his team are excellent. They are kind and explained every step of my procedure and assured me that they were available at any time should I have any concerns. The office staff is wonderful also.
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in Commack, NY
This is hands down the worst experience of my life with a doctor! I paid 60 dollars for this man to tell me he cant do anything to wait 6 more months and see if it goes away. i haven't been able to sleep in weeks my left side and leg hurt so bad i can barely stand after sitting. I brought my MRI...more
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