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The Spine Hospital at The Neurological Institute of New York is dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of patients suffering from disorders of the spine and spinal cord. Our team of clinical professionals responds to individual patient needs by providing innovative non-operative & operative treatments.

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What YOU Need to Know About Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury

Apr. 20, 2018

Columbia Spine Center Neurological Surgery November 19, 2015 Photography by John Abbott 212-765-2342

Let’s hope you’re never in a situation where you witness a possible spinal cord injury in a child. But if it does happen, here are the two things you need to know:

One of the most important things you can do for the child is get prompt, qualified medical attention. If your phone is available, use it to call 911.  If not, make sure someone else is calling 911.

The other important action you can take is to keep the child still. Continue Reading →

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Dr. McCormick Honored at Spine Summit

Apr. 6, 2018


Approaching Scoliosis Surgery in Children with Myelomeningocele

Mar. 29, 2018


Recent Patient Stories

Lucky is the Man with the Titanium Cage in his Spine

Apr. 13, 2018

Be careful when Snowmobile jumping to prevent a broken back

You don’t usually call a man “lucky” after he wipes out on a snowmobile, breaks bones, and has to be medevaced to the nearest trauma center. You do, however, when you realize just how close he came to severing his spinal cord.  Dr. Michael G. Kaiser from The Spine Hospital at The Neurological Institute of New York was this man’s surgeon and here is the story of how his spinal cord was saved.

At the time of the accident, the man was a fit and healthy 65-year-old at the beginning of an enjoyable retirement filled with travel and outdoor adventure. Continue Reading →

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“I Stand Corrected”: Davarn Wright’s Story of Spinal Stenosis

Mar. 2, 2018


‘No Pain Whatsoever’: Dr. McCormick’s Patient Steve Found Just the Right Doctor

Feb. 2, 2018

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