Dr. Chun-Po Yen, MD

Dr. Chun-Po Yen, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Dr. Chun-Po Yen, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Kaohsiung Medical University in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine reconstructive surgery, and more.Read his story

415 Ray C Hunt Dr # 3100

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Contact Information

(434) 297-7462

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Yen's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Spinal Fusion
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yen performs Spinal Fusion more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Yen performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Spine Fractures, Traumatic
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very high

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Dr. Yen treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Yen treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yen treats Scoliosis more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Yen treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar

Dr. Yen's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (ALIF)
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Cervical Spine Surgery
Chronic Neck Pain
Complex Spine Surgery
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Neck Pain
Neck Surgery
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Pathological Spine Fracture
Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstruction
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Stereotactic Surgery
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) Surgery
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors
XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

About Me


"I was born and raised in Taiwan. In 1993, I earned my medical degree from Kaohsiung Medical University in Taiwan. I completed my first neurosurgical residency there in 2000 and also became certified by the Taiwan Board of Neurosurgery. I was on the ...


  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery


University Of South Florida
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Virginia
Residency Hospital
Kaohsiung Medical University
Medical School

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What People Say About Dr. Chun-Po Yen, MD
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Dr. Yen performed a 6 hour thoracic discectomy on me at UVA. He spent the most time with me of any doctor I have seen and did not force me out of his office. I would trust him to perform any surgery going forward.
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Without Dr. Yen, I would not be here. He literally saved my life. Kudos to his entire staff, too. I can not emphasize how wonderful my experience with the UVA Health System has been.
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I met Dr. Yen on Aug 3, 2016 ... if/when i need any spine surgery he is my #1 choice. He was very thorough, thoughtful yet honest and compassionate. He really listened to me. He answered all my questions and more. He took lots of time to show and explained my previous and current MRI scans and...Read More
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