Dr. Howard Yeon, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

CRYSTAL RUN HEALTH CARE 95 Crystal Run Rd Middletown, NY 10941 Get Directions
Dr. Howard Yeon, MD
Dr. Howard Yeon, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Middletown, NY. He has been practicing for 19 years. Dr. Yeon is affiliated with Bon Secours St. Anthony Community Hospital.

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Dr. Yeon's Reviews

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2.9
based on 42 total reviews (10 with comments)
Dr. Yeon's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (10)
in Ellenville, NY |
I am a 34 year old patient who received a microdiscectomy and laminectomy from Dr. Yeon. I was quite nervous to have this surgery but the pain I was in left me no other options. Upon reading the reviews on Dr. Yeon, I have to say that I thought he would not be considerate of my fears. I was totally wrong. He was OUTSTANDING! He is kind, patient, and an extremely skilled surgeon. I feel like a brand new woman again and for the first time in 7 months I can start seeing a pain free future again.
in Delanson, NY |
One year ago I was told by Dr. Yeon that he would not do my operation and if if som other doc did he would question them. Well, I year later I am sitting in ahospital, with the procedure done. With a great doctor. Yeon should QUESTION HIM on how to do it. His assistant gave me antihistamines to sleep and then sent me home. I WILL NEVER GO BACK TO CRYSTAL RUN.
Milford, PA |
Harvard Grad, who displays a superiority complex. Rude and arrogant. Has no tolerance for questions or listening to prior medical history regarding your pain. Has no regard whether you understand what he is telling you or not. Abruptly left the room, paperwork on the tray, with no further instruction, leaving me confused, insulted and unsure of what to do next. I will continue to suffer with my chronic, excruciating pain than subject myself to his disrespect and abuse again. I felt blindsided.
in POrt Jervis |
I saw Dr. YEON and he was honest and explained everything. I went through alot with my injury itselfbut he did NOT try to stear me to surgery...he even told me last minute it was up to me and he would not force surgery right at the last minute because I was so scared.
Monticello, NY |
Rude if you try to ask questions he gets upset,,, nasty!!!! Don't go to him.
in Bronx, NY |
Went to Dr. Yeon with a serious lower back problem last year and he provided excellent care taking his time to really help me understand the treatments and ultimate recovery. He also followed up over the course of week which only the best doctors seems to do.
in Middletown |
Waited 1 hour and 15 min past my appointment time to see this doctor then he presents himself and he comes off with a poor bedside manner and as a know it all. After 5 min nurse comes in says you have a call and he leaves to take the call I wait 8 minutes more and I leave because my daughter has to be picked up from daycare. This doctor has no respect for patients and makes light of your issues
in Milford, PA |
Dr. Yeon reviewed with me my medical history, listened to my complaints and explained what potentially could be done by him as a surgeon and what other choices I had via pain management. He was courteous but not stuffy and a pleasure to speak to.
in Warwick, NY |
My experience with Dr Yeon is a positive one, and if the need ever arises (which I hope not), I would choose him again.
He is condescending, arrogant and rude. Talks over you and has no interest in what you have to say about your own physical condition
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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
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  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis

Education

  • Medical School
    HARVARD MED SCH

    Graduated in 1998

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection