Guy M. McKhann, II, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery at CUMC
Guy M. McKhann, II, MD

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.

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurological Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

Areas of Expertise

  • Brain & Spinal Tumors
  • Neurosurgery
  • Adult Trauma
  • Anaplastic Astrocytoma
  • Arachnoid Cyst
  • Astrocytoma
  • Benign Essential Tremor
  • Biopsies
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cavernous Malformation
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Conditions
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Colloid Cyst of Third Ventricle
  • Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS)
  • Concussion
  • Craniotomy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dystonia
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Functional Brain Mapping
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Gliomas
  • Head Injury
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Meningioma
  • Microsurgery
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Microvascular Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive (Endoscopic) Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Techniques
  • Movement Disorder
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neurostimulation
  • Orbital Tumor
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery
  • Pineal Tumor
  • Radiosurgery
  • Second Opinion
  • Seizure Disorder
  • Shunts
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Skull Base Tumors
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia Surgery
  • Vascular Malformation

Education and Training

  • Yale University School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Washington Medical Center
  • Fellowship: University of Washington Medical Center

Locations

  • CUMC/Neurological Institute of New York

    710 West 168th Street
    413
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-0052
    Phone:
    (212) 305-0052
    Fax:
    (212) 305-3629

Centers / Institutes / Programs

  • Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

Insurance Programs

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

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NYP Employee Plan, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • AgeWell [Medicare Managed Care, Special Needs Plan]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Capital District Physician Health Plan [Capital District Physician Health Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, 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), 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, 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 [MagnaCare]
  • MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth, Special Needs Plan]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-0052

NIH Grants

  • MECHANISMS OF RAPID, FLEXIBLE COGNITIVE CONTROL IN HUMAN PREFRONTAL CORTEX (Federal Gov)

    Sep 30 2018 - Jul 31 2019

    ELUCIDATING THE CAUSES OF REGIONAL ELECTROPHYSIOLOGIC DISCREPANCIES IN FOCAL EPILEPSY: DRAWING LINES IN THE SAND WITH THE ICTAL ONSET ZONE (Private)

    Mar 23 2018 - Mar 22 2019

    SEIZURE LOCALIZATION IN HUMANS: THE EFFECT OF INHIBITORY SUROUND ON THE EEG (Federal Gov)

    Sep 1 2013 - Jun 30 2018

    SEIZURE LOCALIZATION IN HUMANS: THE EFFECT OF INHIBITORY SUROUND ON THE EEG (Federal Gov)

    Sep 1 2013 - Jun 30 2018

    TARGETING THE MTOR PATHWAY IN GILOMA-ASSOCIATED EPILEPSY IN MICE AND HUMANS (Private)

    Sep 1 2015 - Aug 31 2017

    RADIOSURGERY VS LOBECTOMY FOR TEMPORAL LOBE EPILEPSY: PHASE 3 CLINICAL TRIAL (Federal Gov)

    Jun 1 2014 - May 31 2015

    RADIOSURGERY VS. LOBECTOMY FOR TEMPORAL LOBE EPILEPSY: PHASE 3 CLINICAL TRIAL (Federal Gov)

    Jun 1 2011 - May 31 2012

    ABERRANT ASTROCYTIC CONTROL OF NEURONAL EXCITABILITY IN TUBE ROUS SCLEROSIS: A POTENTIAL THERAPEUTIC TARGET IN TSC EPILEP (Private)

    Jul 1 2008 - Jun 30 2011

    HHMI FELLOWSHIP--REACTIVE GLIOSIS IN A RAT MODEL OF TEMPORAL LOBE EPILEPSY--CELLULAR LINEAGE AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGIC... (Private)

    Jul 1 2007 - Jun 30 2008

    PLASTICITY IN THE MATURE BRAIN: PATTERNS OF CORTICAL REORGANIZATION FOLLOWING BRAIN LESION REMOVAL (Private)

    May 1 2001 - Jan 1 2008