Dr. Eduardo Meirelles, MD

Dr. Eduardo Meirelles, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Eduardo Meirelles, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Yakima, WA. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 13 years.

1110 N 35th Ave

Yakima, WA 98902

Contact Information

(509) 834-7050

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Meirelles "Northwest Neurosciences is a medical organization which provides a comprehensive program for the assessment and management of neurological disorders. We specialize in neurosurgery, neurology, and pain management. The goal of our medical center is to offer timely services that will ultimately improve the quality of life of our patients. We make every effort to provide prompt diagnosis and diverse treatment options. At Northwest Neurosciences, neurological disorders and associated clinical symptoms are approached in a multidisciplinary manner. Through formal or informal conferences, complex conditions are discussed among colleagues with the ultimate goal of achieving accurate diagnosis and providing high quality medical and surgical care to our patients."


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  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Dr. Meirelles does not have any board certifications listed.


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 Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • 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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  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Neurological Testing
  • Neurolytic Nerve Block
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • M.D. College Of Medicine, University Of Illinois 1993-1998
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • M.S. Kinesiology/Sports Medicine-University Of Illinois 1995-1997
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Ph.D. Physiology/Kinesiology-University Of Illinois 1990-1995
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • 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

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Meirelles' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Meirelles to family and friends
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Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. Meirelles' Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Goldendale WA |
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...more
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in Binghamton, NY |
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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Dr. Meirelles accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Choice Health
    First Choice Health PPO
  • Health Net
    Health Net PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Plus
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Yakima Regional Medical and Cardiac Center
110 S 9th Ave
Yakima, WA 98902
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