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Guy M. McKhann II, MD

Department of Neurological Surgery
Introduction:

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.

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