- ASSOCIATE CLINICAL PROFESSOR | Orthopaedics
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Spine Surgery
- Hospital Affiliation
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
Dr. McCance has been recognized repeatedly by New York Magazine as one of the top doctors for Spine Surgery in the NY Metro Area. He was first recognized in a national survey of physicians as one of the "Best Doctors" for spine surgery in 2003. Since then he has been included in Castle Connolly's " Top Doctors " for the NY Metro Area, "America's Best Doctors", New York "Super Doctors", America's Top Physicians", and he has been the recipient of the "Patient's Choice Award". Dr. McCance was noted as one of New York City's "30 Top Doctors" by NY Resident Magazine.
Dr. McCance has enjoyed practicing spine surgery in Manhattan for the last 18 years, and has personally performed over 4000 spine surgeries. Conditions treated by Dr. McCance include herniated disk of the cervical and lumbar spine, spinal stenosis, scoliosis in children and adults, spondylolisthesis, low back pain, spinal fracture, tumor and infection. He spends 3 to 4 days a week in the operating room, and has particular expertise in complex reconstructive spine surgery including revision cervical and lumbar surgery, as well as scoliosis correction.
Dr. McCance has authored numerous articles in the field of spine surgery, on topics including cervical and lumbar surgery, scoliosis, and sports-related spine injuries. He has presented his research at both national and international meetings, and is a member of the North American Spine Society, the Scoliosis Research Society, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Visit Dr. McCance's website for more information.
In The News
Dr. McCance discusses adult degenerative scoliosis in The Daily News feature The Daily Check Up. View the PDF.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
- Cervical Myelopathy
- Herniated Disk
- Low Back Pain
- Neck Fracture
- Spinal Fusion
- Spinal Stenosis
MD, Columbia Univ. Col. of Phy. & Surg.
Strong Memorial Hospital
Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery
Strong Memorial Hospital
Fellowship, Spinal Surgery
Twin Cities Spine Center
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