Dr. Kevin Yao, MD

Dr. Kevin Yao, MD

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Neurosurgery  |  
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46 y/o
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Dr. Kevin Yao, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Englewood, NJ. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 14 years.

Metropolitan Neurosurgery Associates

309 Engle St Ste 1

Englewood, NJ 07631
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Accepted insurance

  • Medicare

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Top Care Areas

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Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
high
more than 86% of peers
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
high
more than 85% of peers
Brain Cancer
high
more than 84% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Hackensack University Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Yao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yao to family and friends
4.6
based on 11 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Yao'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)

in Caldwell, NJ |
Choosing Dr. Kevin Yao to do my Disc Fusion surgery, was the best decision I've ever made. Not only was he professional, but also compassionate towards my pain and suffering. In only 3 weeks post op, I am free from my low back pain and on the road to live a normal life again. Thank you Dr.Yao. You...more
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Englewood, New Jersey |
Dr. Yao is the most thoughtful and professional doctor that I have seen. He explored all different options with my family and also guided us through the long lengthy processes. Without him my family would have been lost and wouldn't know how to move forward.
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Hospitals where Dr. Yao has admitting privileges

Hackensack University Medical Center
30 Prospect Ave
Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Christ Hospital
176 Palisade Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
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Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
350 Engle St
Englewood, NJ 07631
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Holy Name Medical Center
718 Teaneck Rd
Teaneck, NJ 07666
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Palisades Medical Center
7600 River Rd
North Bergen, NJ 07047
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