Dr. Kenneth Yonemura, MD

Dr. Kenneth Yonemura, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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59 y/o
(19)

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Dr. Kenneth Yonemura, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, minimally invasive neurological spine surgery, and more.Read his story

Heiden Orthopedics

6360 S 3000 E Ste 210

Salt Lake City, UT 84121
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Cigna
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Yonemura performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spondylosis
normal
more than 83% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 78% of peers
Herniated Disc
normal
more than 76% of peers

Dr. Yonemura's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Yonemura's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Yonemura "Kenneth Yonemura, MD, is a doctor specializing in Neurosurgery, practicing at Wasatch Neurological Surgery, in Bountiful, Utah. Dr. Yonemura is a member of the American Board of Neurological Surgery which indicates board-certification in this specialty. Dr. Yonemura earned a Fellowship at Barrow Neurological Institute, completed Residency at University of California Irvine Medical Center, and attended Medical School at Jefferson Medical College."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yonemura "You, the patient, are the most important person to our practice. We are committed to providing the best possible medical care. Excellence is our goal. We have worked to provide a full range of service and highly trained and knowledgeable staff who have been together for some ten years plus. We look forward to being part of your medical team."

5  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Neck
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Discogenic Pain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Southern California
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • UC Irvine-Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Ca Irvine Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Barrow Neurologial Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yonemura has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yonemura's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yonemura to family and friends
19 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Yonemura's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I had a bad result from a neck surgery from another doctor. I had paralasis in my right arm for 4 years with constant severe pain. I saw many surgeons and none would try to correct the earlier work. Dr Yonemura is the best I have ever seen at reading MRI's He formulated a surgical plan that was...more
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I strongly recommend Dr. Yonemura. He was recommended to me by another doctor who had undergone spinal surgery with Dr. Yonemura. It was the best decision I made. I was his first patient at Wasatch Neurological Surgery nearly five years ago. He did a discectomy with a small incision of less...more
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