Dr. Carl Yacoub, MD

Dr. Carl Yacoub, MD

Pediatrics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Carl Yacoub, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Newark, DE and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from George Washington School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in pediatrics and pediatric neurology.

537 Stanton Christiana Rd Ste 106

Newark, DE 19713

Contact Information

(302) 996-9010

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Yacoub's Experience

Dr. Yacoub's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • No sanctions found
  • Board actions found

2  Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

32  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo


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2  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Delaware.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

3 Board Actions
  • Unknown (4/4/2017)
    Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Dr. Carl Yacoub; License #C1-0004626; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: Violation of 24 Del. C. Sections 1731 (b)(3). ACTION TAKEN: Letter of Reprimand; 12 hrs CME; Other Terms and Conditions.
    State: Delaware
  • Disciplinary action in another state (5/25/2016)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Pennsylvania
  • Other (2/2/2016)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Dr. Carl Yacoub; License #C1-0004626; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: Unknown at this time. ACTION TAKEN: Fine $3,000; 6 hrs CME. Violation of 24 Del. C. Section 1731 (b)(3); and Board Rules 8.1.13 and 8.1.14.
    State: Delaware


  • Long Island University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • George Washington School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Upstate Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Yacoub has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Yacoub has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yacoub's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yacoub to family and friends
50 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (50)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Yacoub's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

Doctor Yacoub is educated qualified & professional. I agree with the positive comments regarding Dr Yacoub and have no comments regarding negatives. Building doctors and patients relationships require some degree of reciprocity. Thank you for allowing this comment. Francis Tindal
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If you looking fo a Doctor who won't return your calls, who's never in the office, who doesn't have anyone answering the office phone, Dr Yacoub is your man. He coded some test that I had done at LabCorp wrong, I tried by fax, phone to get it straightened out with no results, I wound up paying the...more
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AWFUL! never returns phone calls. waited 3 months for mri script. RX refills not called/faxed or electronically sent. ignores your symptoms just sits there and smiles. still after 6 months-- yes 6 months, no script for bloodwork. i refuse to ride to his office to get it- shouldn't have to! your...more
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like the other reviews....phone calls never returned, does not follow through, still waiting for RX and blood work script. blew off some questions . just smiled when i was explaining my symptoms. ashame because he is very, very nice and respectful. will NOT be going back. scheduled to see another...more
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Very respectful,patient and caring ,,,,he listens to what you say to him ,,,,a very very good Dr.
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