Dr. Eduardo Meirelles, MD

Dr. Eduardo Meirelles, MD

Neurological Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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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more than 70% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 67% of peers
Herniated Disc
more than 57% of peers

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Dr. Meirelles' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Meirelles "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 are presented with clinical activities ranging from thorough diagnostic services to therapeutic modalities including Exercise Therapy, Interventional Pain Management, and Spine Surgery. Our ultimate goal is to achieve accurate diagnosis and to deliver high quality medical and surgical treatment to our patients in a supportive and compassionate environment."

2  Specialties

  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Meirelles does not have any board certifications listed.

53  Conditions Treated

  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Impairment
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprain
  • Back Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intradural Spinal Arachnoid Cyst
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • 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 Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Fracture              
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Rigidity
  • Spinal Shock
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
  • Spindle Cell Carcinoma
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Vascular Disease
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20  Procedures

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0 Board Actions

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • 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
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Portuguese
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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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