Steven McAnany, MD

About Me

Dr. Steven McAnany is an orthopedic surgeon. He specializes in evaluating and treating degenerative spine conditions. He is experienced in the full-range of procedures and has a special interest in minimally invasive techniques.

Dr. McAnany earned his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Mount Sinai Hospital as well. He then completed a spine surgery fellowship at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.

In addition to his practice, Dr. McAnany is involved in research that pertains to cost-effectiveness analysis of spine surgery. He is also involved in the design of innovative surgical technology aimed to improve surgical fusion.

Dr. McAnany serves as an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and as an Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery. He is distinguished in his field, with more than 50 published articles, book chapters and textbooks.

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Spine Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery

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special interests

  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Spine


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Education & Training


Emory University School of Medicine

Medical School

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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Published Work

Shukla DR, McAnany S, Kim J, Overley S, Parsons BO. Hemiarthroplasty Versus Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Treatment of Proximal Humeral Fractures: A Meta-Analysis. J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2015; 25(2): 330-340.

Guzman JZ, Feldman ZM, McAnany S, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA, Cho SK. Osteoporosis in Cervical Spine Surgery. Spine 2016; 41(8): 662-668.

Overley SC, McAnany SJ, Andelman S, Patterson DC, Cho SK, Qureshi SA, Hsu WK, Hecht AC. Return to Play in Elite Athletes After Lumbar Microdiscectomy: A Meta-Analysis. Spine 2016; 41(8): 713-718.

McAnany SJ, Overley SC, Kim JS, Baird EO, Qureshi SA, Anderson PA. Open Versus Minimally Invasive Fixation Techniques for Thoracolumbar Trauma: A Meta-Analysis. Global Spine J 2016; 6(2): 186-194.

Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Rothenberg ES, Lu Y, McAnany S, Cho SK, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA. The Burden of Clostridium Difficile After Cervical Spine Surgery. Global Spine J 2016; 6(4): 314-321.

McAnany SJ, Baird EO, Qureshi SA, Hecht AC, Heller JG, Anderson PA. Posterolateral Fusion Versus Interbody Fusion for Degenerative Spondylolisthesis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Spine 2016; 41(23): E1408-E1414.

McAnany SJ, Qureshi SA. Minimally Invasive Cervical Foraminotomy. JBJS Essent Surg Tech 2016 Jun 08; 6(2): e23.

McAnany SJ, Patterson DC, Overley S, Alicea D, Guzman J, Qureshi SA. The Effect of Obesity on the Improvement in Health State Outcomes Following Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Interbody Fusion. Global Spine J 2016; 6(8): 744-748.

Shukla DR, McAnany S, Pean C, Overley S, Lovy A, Parsons BO. The Results of Tension Band Rotator Cuff Suture Fixation of Locked Plating of Displaced Proximal Humerus Fractures. Injury 2017; 48(2): 474-480.

Cruz MA, McAnany S, Gupta N, Long R, Nasser PR, Eglin D, Hecht A, Illien-Junger S, Iatridis JC. Structural and Chemical Modification to Improve Adhesive and Material Properties of Fibrin-Genipin for Repair of Annulus Fibrosus Defects in Intervertebral Discs. J Biomech Eng 2017 May 2.

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Member, North American Spine Society Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Reviewer, Global Spine Journal

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