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Paul C. McCormick, MD, MPH, FAANS, FACS

Board Certifications: 
Neurological Surgery
Expertise in: 
Spine Surgery, Brain & Spinal Tumors
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New and Existing Patients: 
(212) 305-7976

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Credentials & Experience

America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

Clinical Expertise

  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusions
  • Spinal Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine (all aspects)
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spine Cancer
  • Brain & Spinal Tumors
  • Spine Care
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Injuries
  • Spine Pain
  • Spine Problems
  • Surgery
  • Trauma
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neurosurgery
  • Radiculopathy
  • Reconstructive Spine Surgery
  • Revision Spine Surgery
  • Second Opinion
  • Spinal Arthritis
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Microsurgery of the Spine
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Techniques
  • Neck and Lumbar Spine Problems
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Stenosis
  • Spine Trauma
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spine Tumors
  • Spine Instrumentation Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Disorder of Intervertebral Disc
  • Tethered Cords
  • Sciatica
  • Lumbar Disc Herniation
  • Herniated Disc
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Spinal Disorder
  • Complex Spinal Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Complex Spine Instrumentation
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Congenital Spinal Malformation
  • Spinal Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Disorder
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Degenerative Spine Disease
  • Vascular Malformation
  • Disc Disorder
  • Cervical Disc Herniation
  • Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Fusion
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Neck Pain
  • Kyphosis
  • Cervical Spinal Disorders
  • Traumatic Spine Stabilization
  • Neck Surgery
  • Cervical & Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Back Pain
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Artificial Disc
  • Arthritis of Spine
  • Arachnoid Cyst
  • Cervical Spine Surgery

Specialties

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals

About Paul McCormick

Spine Center's Approach to Care - Dr. Paul McCormick

Dr. McCormick's clinical practice and research have focused exclusively on the evaluation and management of patients with disorders of the spine and spinal cord. He is recognized as a world renowned expert on the microsurgical management of spinal tumors and vascular malformations.

As Medical Director of the Columbia Presbyterian Spine Center Dr. McCormick is committed to the integration of a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to the evaluation and management of patients with spinal disorders.

Learn more here: They Walk in the Shoes of Giants and Even Sit in Their Chairs

Academic Titles

  • Herbert and Linda Gallen Professor of Neurological Surgery at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Director, Spine Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • PPO

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

1
710 West 168th Street
New York, New York 10032
Phone:
(212) 305-7976
Fax:
(212) 342-6850
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Research

Research Interests

  • Microsurgery of Spinal Tumors, Outcomes Assessment