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Dr. Howard Yonas, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 74

Dr. Yonas

Dr. Howard Yonas, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Ohio State U, College Of Medicine in 1970 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(505) 272-9494

Dr. Yonas accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Yonas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chiari's Deformity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yonas treats Chiari's Deformity more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Yonas treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yonas treats Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Yonas treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yonas treats Hydrocephalus more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Yonas treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus

Dr. Yonas' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Howard Yonas, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Ohio State U, College Of Medicine in 1970 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Pittsburgh
Fellowship Hospital
1976
Case West Res
Residency Hospital
1971
Case West Res
Internship Hospital
1970
Ohio State U, College Of Medicine
Medical School
1976
1971
1970

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Albuquerque, NM

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