Dr. Guy McKhann, MD

Dr. Guy McKhann, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o

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Dr. Guy McKhann, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Department of Neurosurgery

710 W 168th St # 413

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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more than 99% of peers
Deep Brain Stimulation
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more than 98% of peers

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Dr. McKhann's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McKhann "Dr. McKhann graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude from Duke University, with Research Honors for his investigations into brain tumor immunobiology. He attended Yale School of Medicine where he was AOA, Cum Laude, a Farr Scholar, and one of five recipients of the medical school's highest thesis award. Dr. McKhann trained in Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington, as well as Atkinson Morley's Hospital in Wimbledon, England. Dr. McKhann combines clinical skill and compassionate care to maximize patient outcomes. He treats patients with a variety of brain conditions including Brain Tumors, Epilepsy, Movement Disorders, Adult Hydrocephalus, Chiari Malformations, Cavernous Malformations, Trigeminal Neuralgia, and Neurotrauma. His areas of particular technical expertise include microneurosurgery, computer guided stereotactic neuronavigation, intraoperative awake brain mapping, neuroendoscopy, minimally invasive brain surgery, gamma knife radiosurgery, deep brain stimulation, and cerebrospinal fluid shunting."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McKhann "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

31  Conditions Treated

14  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.


  • Yale School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Washington University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Guy McKhann, MD
Dr. Mckhann ia a gifted surgeon. The surgery he performed on me was incredibly difficult. I know because read the operative report. He is verry articulate and takes great pains to make sure you understand what he is going to do and how he is going to do it. He is a very kind and gentle physican...Read More
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linda bizer in Irvington New York – Oct 21, 2017
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Dr. McKhann is amazing. He took a very scary situation and turned it into a positive experience. He was very reassuring and confident (but not cocky) when describing my condition and the procedure needed to correct it. His bedside manner was very excellent, not only with myself, but my wife in the...Read More
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Shawn in Charleston, SC – May 16, 2017
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Having had surgery performed in May 2016 in Overlook Hospital in NJ to revision my husband's brain shunt, the outcome was disastrous. We spent the next months talking to neurologists and getting information as to why this surgery was not successful. Ultimately we were recommended to Dr. Karen Bell...Read More
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Anne C. Lyon in Chatham, NJ – Feb 14, 2016
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