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Guy M. McKhann II, MD

Neurological Surgery (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Brain & Spinal Tumors
Office Phone: (212) 305-0052
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors


Dr. McKhann graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude from Duke University, with Research Honors for his investigations into brain tumor immunobiology. He attended Yale School of Medicine where he was AOA, Cum Laude, a Farr Scholar, and one of five recipients of the medical school’s highest thesis award. Dr. McKhann trained in Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington, as well as Atkinson Morley’s Hospital in Wimbledon, England.

Dr. McKhann combines clinical skill and compassionate care to maximize patient outcomes. He treats patients with a variety of brain conditions including Brain Tumors, Epilepsy, Movement Disorders, Adult Hydrocephalus, Chiari Malformations, Cavernous Malformations, Trigeminal Neuralgia, and Neurotrauma. His areas of particular technical expertise include microneurosurgery, computer guided stereotactic neuronavigation, intraoperative awake brain mapping, neuroendoscopy, minimally invasive brain surgery, gamma knife radiosurgery, deep brain stimulation, and cerebrospinal fluid shunting.

Area of Expertise

Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is 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]


Yale University School of Medicine

Residency: University of Washington Medical Center

Fellowship: University of Washington Medical Center


Neurological Institute of New York

710 West 168th Street
Suite 413
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-0052

Fax: (212) 305-3629

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Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery at CUMC