Dr. Eduardo Meirelles, MD

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Neurosurgery | Male

1110 N 35th Ave, Yakima, WA 98902 Get Directions
(509) 834-7050

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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.Read more

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Impairment
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprain
  • Back Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • 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
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • 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
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • 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

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    M.D. College Of Medicine, University Of Illinois 1993-1998

    Graduated in 1998

    M.S. Kinesiology/Sports Medicine-University Of Illinois 1995-1997

    Graduated in 1997

    Ph.D. Physiology/Kinesiology-University Of Illinois 1990-1995

    Graduated in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    General Surgery Residency. Yale University , Department Of Surgery 1998-1999

    Completed in 1999

    Neurosurgery Residency. University Of Toronto, Division Of Neurosurgery 2002-2005

    Completed in 2005

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Fellow Of The Royal College Of Surgeons Of Canada (Neurosurgery), Since 2005.

    Completed in 2005

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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How well provider listens and answers questions
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Dr. Meirelles' Care Philosophy

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.