Dr. McLaughlin's had the privilege of working closely with Dr. Peter Jannetta who is considered among the top neurosurgeons in the world.
Dr. McLaughlin served as the President of the Young Neurosurgeons' Committee, a national section of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. He is an editor of Spineuniverse.com, a website dedicated to patient and physician education of spinal disorders. In addition to this national recognition, he has organized an international consultative link with neurosurgeons in Russia. With collaboration from the World Federation of Neurological Surgeons, he initiated the first ever Russian-American Spine Symposium held in St. Petersburg, Russia in May, 2000. Dr. McLaughlin's efforts in Russia were highlighted in Parade Magazine.
Dr. McLaughlin is an international speaker, author and frequent medical media expert for brain and spinal cord injuries. One of his most recent achievements includes being recently selected "Top Doc" in the New York Metro area.