Dr. Kan Yu, MD

Dr. Kan Yu, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Kan Yu, MD is a neurology specialist in Gilbert, AZ and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Third Military Medical University, Faculty Of Medcine in 1986 and specializes in neurology, headache management, and more.Read his story

3303 S Lindsay Rd Ste 118

Gilbert, AZ 85297

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Banner Health
  • Banner Physician Hospital Organization (BPHO)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Yu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Yu " Kan Yu, MD, PhD attended the Medical school at 18 years old, and became a heart surgeon when he was 23 years old. He did 5 years of open heart surgery at the University Hospital. He subsequently obtained the PhD degree in the cardiovascular physiology, School of Medicine, University of Florida. He has done over 10 years of academic Neuroscience research, including several years of research at the Department of Pharmacology, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Texas. He has published many peer-reviewed papers. Board certified in Neurology. Fellowship-trained in EEG, NCV / EMG, and Botox injection for headache, spasticity and dystonia. "Top Ten Neurologists" in Arizona by a website in 5/2014. only 1% physicians receive it. "Patient's Choice" award 5 years in a row, since 2008. 5 years Honoree! Of the nation's 720,000 active physicians, only 5% were accorded with this honor by their patients in 2011. Dr. Yu received this prestigious award the very next year after he started his practice in Phoenix AZ area in July 2007. "America's Top Physician" award in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. America's "Most Compassionate Doctor" award. 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014. Only 3% doctors out of the 720,000 active physicians in the nation received this award in 2011. "Golden Thread Award" 2012 from Mercy Gilbert Medical Center in 3/2012: "For your dedication to our patients, for your Servant's Heart and your Healing Hands " Cigna Care Physician designation on 1/1/2015. Dr. Yu is one of the best ranked doctors in the US according to a website in 2015, 2016, 2017. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yu "We strive to provide the best neurological care possible for the patients. "

6  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Headache Management
  • Neuropathology
  • Pain Medicine
  • Pain Medicine Neurology
  • Stroke Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

99  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Third Military Medical University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Third Military Medical University, Faculty Of Medcine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University of Mississippi
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University of Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University of Mississippi
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yu to family and friends
138 total reviews (25 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (138)

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Dr. Yu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (25)

Dr. Yu is and his staff are excellent. He is thorough, knowledgeable, and took time to answer all questions I had during my appointments. He was easily available, and promptly reported lab results to me. I felt very confident in his knowledge at a difficult time. His staff is friendly and...more
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I initially met with Dr Yu in 2017. I was immediately impressed with his professional approach and quick understanding of my problem. He prescribed the precise medications for my problem. I continue to meet with Dr Yu for follow ups. He is always courteous and wants to make sure I am comfortable...more
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Dr. Yu is the VERY BEST! I saw many Doctors before Dr. Yu & had some really bad experiences with Dr's. who didn't care about their patients. Dr. Yu is DIFFERENT, I credit him with saving my life over 7 years ago when I had a medical procedure that went very wrong; became disabled & didn't want to...more
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I am very pleased with my experience over the years with Dr Kan Yu, MD PhD. As I have matured over the years I can be a hard critic of Physicians and their staff. Combine this attitude with an innate crankiness when a medical issues arise the result can be much less pleasant. Early on, I recognized...more
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Very happy with all Dr has done for me. He is Up to date on all meds and and treatments, so if you are looking for someone to trust your neurological needs then make an appt and find out for yourself.
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