Dr. Natasha McKay, MD

Dr. Natasha McKay, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Natasha McKay, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Springfield, MA and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from New York Univ Sch Of Med in 1998 and specializes in neurosurgery.

300 Carew St Ste 1

Springfield, MA 01104

Contact Information

(413) 781-2211

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Spine Disorders
high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. McKay's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • 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
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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13  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • New York Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Case West Reserve University
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McKay has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McKay's Reviews

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McKay to family and friends
17 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. McKay's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I just had anterior lumbar interbody fusion surgery with Dr. McKay a few days ago. I have been blown away by her kindness, knowledge, experience, skill-set, honesty, and the overall compassion that she has shown toward me and my situation. She answers all questions promptly, and always in a very...more
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I have undergone three back surgeries with Dr. McKay, two minor and one major. I always felt that she did a good job explaining the circumstances to me and had good bedside manner before and after my operations.
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I would not go to Dr. McKay again. She made me feel like I was wasting her time. She was short and condescending. I live with back pain mostly all the time and went to her for advice, possible new treatments, etc. She treated me like I was an unimportant part of her day.
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I understood the long wait time due to Dr Comey(very good Dr)leaving the practice. After 2 appts due to long wait time, I finally saw Dr McKay. She spend ~5 minutes with me, she was certain I had no issue. I'm still baffled by how she determined this, when I never took my coat off, nor did she...more
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Spent about 10 minutes with me before scheduling surgery.. Had a bad outcome, she was not interested in helping. 17 months out from surgery have not been able to return to work, on disability.
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