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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Yoo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yoo treats Spine Disorders more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Yoo treats this condition more than 69% 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
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yoo treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Yoo treats this condition more than 65% of his peers

Spine Fractures, Traumatic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yoo treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Yoo treats this condition more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Yoo's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Adult Scoliosis
Aneurysm
Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
Arachnoiditis
Arteriovenous Malformation
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
Arthritis
Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
Artificial Disc Replacement
Astrocytoma
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Bone Grafting
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Injury
Brain Surgery
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 (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Chordoma
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Craniotomy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Encephalocele
Ependymoma
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Fracture
Glioblastoma
Gliosarcoma
Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Hydrocephalus, Adult
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Leg Pain
Lipomas
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Fusion
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lymphoma, Small Cleaved-Cell, Diffuse
Malignant Schwannoma
Medulloblastoma
Meningiomas
Meningitis
Microvascular Decompression
Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD)
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neurofibromatosis
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
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 Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
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
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors
Vertebral Compression Fractures
XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Korean
  • English

Awards

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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