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William E. McCormick, MD

Dr. William E. McCormick is a board-certified neurosurgeon who performs both cranial and spinal surgeries and has completed extensive research in spinal surgery biomechanics. He specializes in managing back and neck pain and is proficient in all severities of spinal surgery, ranging from minimally-invasive surgeries to more complex instrumentation procedures.

Education

Dr. McCormick Completed his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Dr. McCormick completed his neurosurgical training at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, where he performed extensive research in spinal surgery biomechanics and was the recipient of the Department of Neurosurgery Humanitarian Award.

  • Recipient of the Department of Neurosurgery Humanitarian Award.
  • Member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.
  • Vice President of the Medical Board of Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, NY.
  • Chairman of Neurosurgical Peer Review Committee at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, NY.

Areas of Specialty

Complex Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Herniated Disc Surgery
Surgery for Spinal Stenosis
Cranial Surgery
Disc Replacement Surgery
Surgery for Spinal Fractures

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Publications & Presentations

A cadaveric analysis of cervical fixation; the effect of intermediate fixation points and dynamization in multilevel cervical fusions. Lubelski D, McCormick WE, Ferrara L, Benzel EC, Kayanja M. 
Journal of Neurosurgery Spine 21 (5):736-42, 2014
Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Make the Difficult Diagnosis, Then Refer for Surgery.McCormick WE, Steinmetz MP, Benzel EC. 
Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine 70 (10): 899-904, 2003
Pseudobulbar Palsy Caused by a Large Petroclival Meningioma. Report of Two Cases.McCormick WE, Lee JH. 
Skull Base: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Vol 12, No. 2: 67-71, 2002
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