Dr. Eduardo Meirelles, MD

Dr. Eduardo Meirelles, MD

Neurological Spine Surgery  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Eduardo Meirelles, MD is a neurological spine surgery specialist in Yakima, WA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from M.D. College Of Medicine, University Of Illinois 1993-1998 in 1998 and specializes in neurological spine surgery and neurosurgery.Read his story

1110 N 35th Ave

Yakima, WA 98902

Contact Information

(509) 834-7050

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Dr. Meirelles' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Meirelles treats Low Back Pain more than 42% of his peers

Dr. Meirelles treats this condition more than 42% of his peers

Spine Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Meirelles treats Spine Disorders more than 12% of his peers

Dr. Meirelles treats this condition more than 12% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Meirelles treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 8% of his peers

Dr. Meirelles treats this condition more than 8% of his peers

Dr. Meirelles' conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
Back Disorders
Back Impairment
Back Injuries
Back Pain
Back Sprain
Back Tumor
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Broken Neck
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intradural Spinal Arachnoid Cyst
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neck Surgery
Nerve Blocks
Neurological Testing
Neurolytic Nerve Block
Neuromuscular Diseases
Neuroplasty
Neurosurgical Procedures
Paracentesis
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Atrophy - Ophthalmoplegia - Pyramidal Syndrome
Spinal Bulbar Motor Neuropathy
Spinal Compression Fracture
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
Spinal Cord Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
Spinal Fracture              
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Infections
Spinal Instability
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Rigidity
Spinal Shock
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tuberculosis
Spindle Cell Carcinoma
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

"Northwest Spine Center proudly offers spine care services in Central Washington State since 2010. We provide specialty care for patients with degenerative spine conditions, low back pain, neck pain, and spine-related neurological deficits. Patients ...

Specialties

  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery

Education

  • 2005
    Fellow Of The Royal College Of Surgeons Of Canada (Neurosurgery), Since 2005.
    Fellowship Hospital
    2005
  • 2005
    Neurosurgery Residency. University Of Toronto, Division Of Neurosurgery 2002-2005
    Residency Hospital
    2005
  • 1999
    General Surgery Residency. Yale University , Department Of Surgery 1998-1999
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1998
    M.D. College Of Medicine, University Of Illinois 1993-1998
    Medical School
    1998
  • 1997
    M.S. Kinesiology/Sports Medicine-University Of Illinois 1995-1997
    Medical School
    1997
  • 1995
    Ph.D. Physiology/Kinesiology-University Of Illinois 1990-1995
    Medical School
    1995

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • English

Awards

  • Excellence in Teaching AWard. University of Illinois., 1991-1993
  • T.K. Cureton Research Award. University of Illinois., 1993
  • Board Certification - Neurosurgery, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 2005
  • Medical Scholars Award. College of Medicine, University of Illinois. 1996, 1997, 1997
  • CIBA-Gegy Scientific Presentation Award International Congress in Sports Medicine, 1989
  • Patient Satisfaction Survey by Press, Ganey Company in American Hospitals - Ranked 99th percentile in 2006 Survey, 2006

Dr. Meirelles' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Meirelles

4.5

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
84.21052631578948%
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4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
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1 Star
10.526315789473685%
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Dr Meirelles is an amazing Neurosurgeon and very caring and Thorough. I was in tremendous pain when I went to see him he did surgery on my cervical spine and worked very hard to get me in as soon as possible. His office staff and surgical crew seen the best of the best! I am so thankful I found Dr...Read More
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I was a patient of Dr Meirelles in NY this man saved my life ! I was very luck to have him do my c spine surgery !! Great Dr can't say enough about him ! The surgery was in 2005 I'm doing great ! THANK YOU AGAIN DR .
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