Dr. Howard C. Yonas, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 69

2211 Lomas Blvd NE Fl 2
Albuquerque, NM 87106
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Dr. Yonas:

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Dr. Yonas' Experience

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Dr. Yonas' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Yonas Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Yonas Treats

  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • See all 31 conditions

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Unm Hospital
2211 Lomas Boulevard North East
Albuquerque, NM 87106

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Yonas

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
UNM Hospital Surgical Spec Clnc
UNM Hospital Surgical Spec Clnc
2211 Lomas Blvd NE Fl 2
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Neurosurgery Science Clinic
Neurosurgery Science Clinic
2211 Lomas Blvd NE Fl 1
Albuquerque, NM 87106
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    Dr. Yonas' Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    2
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Injury
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
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    • Stroke
    Less
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    Background Check for Dr. Yonas

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Ohio State University / College of Medicine
    Graduated in 1970

    Internship Hospital

    Case West Res

    Residency Hospital

    Case West Res

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Pittsburgh
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Yonas & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Yonas' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Unm Hospital where Dr. Yonas has admitting privileges:

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    • Unm Hospital

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Yonas

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yonas to family and friends

    14 responses
    same as
    national average

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    Dr. Yonas' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    14 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    13 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 12 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Yonas
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    13 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    12 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Yonas accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Assurant Health
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • GEHA
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Molina
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

    A
    UNM Hospital Surgical Spec Clnc
    2211 Lomas Blvd NE Fl 2
    Albuquerque, NM 87106
    (505) 272-3771 (Office)
    B
    Neurosurgery Science Clinic
    2211 Lomas Blvd NE Fl 1
    Albuquerque, NM 87106
    (505) 272-9494 (Office)
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