Lynn McGrath, M.D.

Neurological Surgery

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Biographical Info

Dr. Lynn McGrath is an award-winning neurosurgeon specializing in minimally invasive and complex spine surgery. He is trained in both traditional open as well as cutting-edge minimally invasive and endoscopic spine surgical techniques. Dr. McGrath practices at NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine at the Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Comprehensive Spine Care and at Och Spine at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens. He is committed to utilizing this wide range of capabilities to tailor an approach uniquely suited to each patient. In addition, Dr. McGrath is internationally renowned as an innovator working to develop diagnostic tools using artificial intelligence, work for which he was named the Congress of Neurological Surgeons “Innovator of the Year” in 2019. An acclaimed speaker and educator, Dr. McGrath has given more than 30 invited lectures around the world about advanced minimally invasive spine surgery techniques, neurosurgical applications of machine learning, and cutting-edge diagnostic methods for concussion and traumatic brain injury.

Honors and Awards

Congress of Neurological Surgeons “Innovator of the Year” 2019

Clinical Expertise
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Acute Herniated Disc
Bulging Disc
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Herniated Disc Repair
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Minimally Invasive Procedures For Back/Neck Pain
Neck and Back Pain
Upper and Middle Back Pain
Herniated Vertebral Disc
Spinal Fusion
Image Guided Neurosurgery
Scoliosis (And Kyphoscoliosis), Idiopathic
Scoliosis Correction
Scoliosis Deformity of Spine
Scoliosis Due to Degenerative Disease of Spine In Adult Patient
Surgical Correction of Scoliosis
Endoscopic Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Spinal Tumors
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Arthrodesis and Decompression
Spinal Arthrodesis
Compression Fracture of Spine
Endoscopic Discectomy of Spine
Endoscopic Laminoforaminotomy of Lumbar Spine
Minimally Invasive Foraminotomy of Cervical Spine
Excision, Neoplasm, Spinal Cord
Removal, Neoplasm, Spinal Cord
Spinal Cord Neoplasm
Surgical Removal of Neoplasm of Spinal Cord
Cervical Spine Tumor
Spine Tumors
Spine Degeneration
Spine Disorder
Spine Injury
Spine Pain
Spine Surgery
Microsurgery of the Spine
  • M.D.
    College of Medicine, University of Central Florida, Orlando
  • B.A.
    Dartmouth College
  • Assistant Attending Neurological Surgeon
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Attending Neurological Surgeon
    NewYork-Presbyterian Queens
  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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Other Interest: 
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