Dr. Sean McCance, MD

Dr. Sean McCance, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Sean McCance, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

1155 Park Ave Ste E

New York, NY 10128

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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

Treatment Frequency
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCance treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 98% of his peers

Dr. McCance treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCance treats Post-Laminectomy Syndrome more than 97% of his peers

Dr. McCance treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCance treats Low Back Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. McCance treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. McCance's conditions and procedures:

Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Disc Replacement
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Fracture Care
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Hand Conditions
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Microdiscectomy
Myelopathy
Neck Surgery
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Scoliosis Surgery
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Infections
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondolthesis
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Steroid Injection
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Trigger Point Injection
Vertebral Column Tumors
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

I believe that every patient deserves a thorough and accurate assessment of their spinal problem. My approach to spine care is to provide each patient with a detailed evaluation of their spinal disorder, and to give them access to the best possible care, both non-operative and operative.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Minnesota Spine Center
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Strong Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • Strong Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • 1991
    Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School
    1991

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Castle Connolly's "Top Doctors" NY Metro Area, 2012
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1986

Dr. McCance's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McCance

4.2

Based on 51 reviews

5 Stars
76.47058823529412%
(39)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
3.9215686274509802%
(2)
2 Stars
1.9607843137254901%
(1)
1 Star
17.647058823529413%
(9)

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I had a Posterior Spinal Fusion with instrumentation performed by Dr. McCance in May, 2018. Dr. McCance did an excellent job, took away my constant pain. I'm happy I chose Dr. McCance to do my surgery. He made me feel comfortable at my first visit, assuring me that the surgery he was going to...Read More
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Money is his Greed Worse pain after 3 failed surgery’s Stay away Beware??
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Dr. McCance is given the highest recommendation by me. He recently performed a 7-hour fusion despite the many factors I brought to him, including bone density issues, and anything that can possibly be wrong with my back. I wish I had found him many years ago.
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I am 8 weeks out from a very successful lumbar laminectomy by Dr. McCance. I am pain free not only from the actual surgery but also the pain that caused to need for the surgery. Of course I am fortunate and there is never a guarantee, BUT having Dr. McCance doing the surgery was the correct...Read More
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Very professional office and staff was amazing. Dr. McCance is gifted.
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