Dr. Frank Yoo, MD

Dr. Frank Yoo, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Frank Yoo, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery.

9834 Genesee Ave Ste 310

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 909-9033

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Brain Disorders
normal
more than 78% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 72% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
normal
more than 57% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yoo "Our practice is built around you and your specific situation, your comfort, your results. With our patient-centric care we strive to deliver excellence, consistency and unparalleled customer service that brings you detailed information, the latest in neurosurgical advancements and personal access to our physicians and our team around the clock."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

104  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arachnoiditis
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
  • Astrocytoma
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Brown-Sequard Syndrome
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cavernous Hemangioma
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Contusion
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chordoma
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Encephalocele
  • Ependymoma
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Glioblastoma
  • Gliosarcoma
  • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Leg Pain
  • Lipomas
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lymphoma, Small Cleaved-Cell, Diffuse
  • Malignant Schwannoma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Meningitis
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Pituitary Apoplexy
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spasticity
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Emory University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Loyola University Of Chicago / Stritch School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of California At San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yoo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yoo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Yoo

4.3

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
80.95238095238095%
(17)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(1)
1 Star
14.285714285714286%
(3)

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Dr. Yoo and his staff are amazing. I was so nervous the first time I was going to see him, but as soon as I walked into his La Jolla office I was met with tranquility and friendliness. His office environment makes you feel relaxed and at ease. His receptionist, Andrea, is kind and helpful. His NP...Read More
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