Guy M. McKhann II, MD

Board Certifications: 
Neurological Surgery
Accepting New Patients
Virtual Visits/Telehealth
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Overview

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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.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Anaplastic Astrocytoma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS)
  • Concussion
  • Craniotomy
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Epileptic Seizures
  • Functional Brain Mapping
  • Gamma Knife
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Gliomas
  • Head Injury
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Meningioma
  • Microsurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Techniques
  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery
  • Pediatric Seizures
  • Pediatric Seizure Surgery
  • Radiosurgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Second Opinion
  • Seizure Disorder
  • Seizures
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Third Ventriculostomy
  • Tumor Resection

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

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

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • Blue Access (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Gatekeeper (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • NYP Employee Plan

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Residency: University of Washington Medical Center
  • Fellowship: University of Washington Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery
America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Research

Dr. McKhann also works as a translational neuroscientist, running a laboratory that investigates epileptic development and treatment. In addition he helps direct a multidisciplinary team that studies the mechanisms of brain plasticity, recovery, and repair. His basic and clinical research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Klingenstein Foundation, the Charles A. Dana Foundation, the New York Academy of Medicine, Parents Against Childhood Epilepsy, and the Irving Center for Clinical Research.

Research Interests

  • Adult hydrocephalus
  • Astrocyte function in epilepsy
  • Brain organization of language and motor function