Dr. Paul McCormick, MD

Dr. Paul McCormick, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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62 y/o
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Dr. Paul McCormick, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 29 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
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

Care Philosophy

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
    1989
  • 1985
    New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Residency Hospital
    1985
  • 1983
    New York Presbyterian-Columbia
    Internship Hospital
    1983
  • 1982
    Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School
    1982

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. McCormick's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McCormick

4.1

Based on 37 reviews

5 Stars
75.67567567567568%
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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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