Dr. Paul McCormick, MD

Dr. Paul McCormick, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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63 y/o
(37)

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Dr. Paul McCormick, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Department of Neurosurgery

710 W 168th St Fl 5

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. McCormick's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCormick performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. McCormick performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Herniated Disc Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCormick performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 88% of his peers

Dr. McCormick performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Fusion
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCormick performs Spinal Fusion more than 80% of his peers

Dr. McCormick performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. McCormick's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthroplasty
  • Astrocytoma
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chordoma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ependymoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Ewing's Sarcoma
  • Giant Cell Tumor
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Hemangioma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Tumor
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neurogenic Claudication (NC)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Schwannoma
  • Schwannomatosis
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome

About Me

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. 

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1989
Medical College Of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
Fellowship Hospital
1985
New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
Residency Hospital
1983
New York Presbyterian-Columbia
Internship Hospital
1982
Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
Medical School
1989
1985
1983
1982

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. McCormick's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McCormick

4.1

Based on 37 reviews

5 Stars
75.67567567567568%
(28)
4 Stars
2.7027027027027026%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
2.7027027027027026%
(1)
1 Star
18.91891891891892%
(7)

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Dr McCormick performed a surgery on me and made me like new again, he is the Best around, God Bless Dr. McCormick
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Have you ever heard the words, “you have an intramedullary spinal cord tumor” ? Well I unfortunately did. I was shattered and did not know who to see about this. I was shattered and in excruciating pain taking multiple prescription medications to control my pain. All this with numbness and mild...Read More
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Excellent physician with a great personality. I was able to schedule an appointment and get treatment very expeditiously. It turned out to be an extremely rare tumor of the spine, but this hardly stunned Dr. McCormick! He handled it with ease and dexterity of someone who had seen a thousand of...Read More
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I recently had surgery by Dr. McCormack to replace 2 herniated disks in my cervical spine. I was in a precarious situation where the broken disk matter was pressed against my spinal cord so I needed surgery asap. Dr. McCormack clearly and simply explained the issues of the harm of my situation,...Read More
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I was treated by Dr. McCormick from March-June 2017. He saw me the day after I sent my radiology reports; he removed a spinal tumor ten days later. I was in a great deal of pain when I first saw him and was rapidly losing feeling and strength in my legs. Thanks to his care, my active quality of...Read More
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