Dr. Sean E. McCance, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon at Mount Sinai Hospital; Lenox Hill Hospital

Meet Dr. Sean E. McCance, MD

Dr. McCance is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon in New York.

For over 15 years he has directed one of New York’s leading spine surgery practices, Spine Associates. He also serves as co-director of spine surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital and attending surgeon at Lenox Hill Hospital.

Dr. McCance at a Glance

  • Dr. McCance has particular expertise in complex reconstructive spine surgery. He specializes in treating scoliosis and spondylolisthesis.
  • He authored numerous articles and presented his research at both national and international meetings. He was listed as one of New York Magazine's "Best Doctors" (2012 to 2013).

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How Dr. Sean E. McCance, MD Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon


  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy/Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Trauma
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Brain Tumors


  • Disc Surgery/Replacement
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty
  • Lower Back/Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery

Accolades for Dr. Sean E. McCance, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • 2012-2013 "Best Doctor", New York Magazine
  • 2010 New York "Super Doctors"
  • 2008, 2009 "Patients Choice" Award
  • 2005-2009 "Americas Top Physicians" for 2005
  • 2003 "Best Doctors", Money Magazine
  • 1996 Resident-Fellow Research Award, Eastern Orthopaedic Association
  • 1986 Phi Beta Kappa
  • Director, Spine Associates, New York, NY
  • Co-Director of Spine Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Coordinator of Spine Education, Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Fellowship in Spine and Scoliosis Surgery, Minnesota Spine Center

Professional Affiliations

  • North American Spine Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Scoliosis Research Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Medical Society of the State of New York

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Spine Surgery

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