Dr. John Yu, MD

Dr. John Yu, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. John Yu, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1990 and specializes in neurosurgery.

8631 W 3rd St Ste 800E

Los Angeles, CA 90048

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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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. Yu's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yu performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Yu performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Brain Cancer
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yu treats Brain Cancer more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Yu treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Brain Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yu treats Brain Disorders more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Yu treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Yu provides compassionate and comprehensive care to patients facing devastating brain tumors and other neurological disorders.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1997
    Mass General Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1997
  • 1991
    Beth Israel Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1991
  • 1990
    Harvard Medical School
    Medical School
    1990

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Southern California Super Doctors, 2007-Prese
  • America's Top Doctors, 2005 to pr
  • America's Top Cancer Speicalists, 2005-Prese

Media & Publications

  • Over 70 published works,
  • Featured in news ABC 7 Vaccine may give brain cancer patients time, Feb 14th 2011. Featured in news CBS Vaccine for brain tumor June 7th 2011,

Dr. Yu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Yu

3.9

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
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4 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
25%
(3)

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What People Say About Dr. John Yu, MD
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BAD: I had a seizure at work in 2007. It was diagnosed as Stage 4 Glioblastoma. Even after surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy it returns very quickly. The average life span: 14 months! GOOD: My surgeon at Cedars-Sinai is Dr John S. Yu. He offered me a role in IMUC. The study combines your...Read More
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO