Dr. David Yingling, MD

Dr. David Yingling, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(19)
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Dr. David Yingling, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Cape Girardeau, MO. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

211 Saint Francis Dr

Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

Contact Information

(573) 331-3000

Insurance Accepted

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

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yingling has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yingling's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yingling to family and friends
3.7
based on 19 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Yingling's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
Sikeston, MO |
This is a great neurosurgeon. Cape neurosurgical associates gives you the best care. They have two of the most caring surgeons. I saw Dr. Yingling after I had surgery in the hospital. His partner was out of town that weekend, so D.r Yingling kept check on me while he was gone. He was very nice and had a great bedside manner. Both doctor's there are the best neurosurgeons. Their nurses and staff are also great and caring people.
Sikeston, MO |
Don't see him for Chiari Malformation. When you're symptoms are worse after surgery, he'll fire you as a patient, passing you off to a neurologist, claiming it's "just a headache". Turns out it was a failed surgery only discovered after getting a second opinion.
Columbia, MO |
All my concerns and questions were answered. Surgery was a success and recovery great. Dr. Yingling has a very sincere manner and easy to talk to.
Dr Yingling listened with compassion and answers to my condition. He has very good bedside manners and a very good neuro surgeon. I would recommend him to my family and friends. His Assistant Carla is really great as well. She is a very nice and down to earth lady.
in Vanduser, MO |
My experience with Dr. Yingling was very good. He always explained what was going on and exactly what he would do to fix my problem. Always took his time to listen about what exactly was going on. He always came in the room with a smile on his face and is just a super great doctor.
in Kansas City, MO |
seen Dr. Yingling for back pain. He ordered MRI. Then said the disc where slightly bulging in several places, ordered physical therapy. After a month of therapy no pain decrease. Then sent me to another Dr for painful steroid injections. That did not help. So he ordered another MRI. Nothing has changed. So he told me there was nothing else he could do for me. Referred me to a pain clinic. they just prescribe pain meds. Do not waste your time or $ on this quack. Wish someone would of warned me
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Dr. Yingling accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Yingling has admitting privileges

Saint Francis Medical Center
211 Saint Francis Dr
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
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