Dr. Kyoo Ro, MD

Dr. Kyoo Ro, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
76 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kyoo Ro, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Glendale, CA and has been practicing for 50 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Kyoo S Ro MD Inc

435 Arden Ave Ste 380

Glendale, CA 91203
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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Lumbar Spine Fracture
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ro "Education, education, education- Patients? understanding of their conditions is the most crucial first step in their healing process. We emphasize patient teaching in every aspect of our encounters with our patients. Conservatively oriented medical care and evaluation."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

64  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Back Injuries
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Damage
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Brain Infarction
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Rigidity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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26  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Seoul National University, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • St Francis Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Tufts New England Medical Center Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Tufts New England Medical Center Hospital-Neurosurgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Kyoo Ro, MD
At the time I saw Dr Ro I had a limited health care plan. I have had back pain for many years due to (my conclusion) lifting heavy buckets of paint and paste. Dr Ro did an examination and concluded there was nothing he could do for me. I ended up buying a more expensive health care plan so I could...Read More
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Frank in Glendale, CA – Jul 24, 2018
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I was referred to Dr. Ro by my primary care physician. Dr. Ro was thorough and honest in his assessment of my condition and wisely referred me to another surgeon who had expertise in my particular situation. Dr. Ro's office staff were some of the best I have ever encountered. I would not hesitate...Read More
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Mary K. in Los Angeles, CA – Mar 27, 2016
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Dr. Ro is a God sent angel ! He did a successful cervical spine surgery on my 78 year old dad which was in severe pain. Thank you Dr. Ro for giving my father his life back, and our family that priceless piece of mind. We are forever thankful to you and you are always in our prayers. God bless you!
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Edna in Glendale, CA – Mar 19, 2016
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Dr. Ro is an angel! He's fast, efficient, knowledgeable, caring, concerned...and, if you scratch hard enough, he has a sense of humor, too! I LOVE this doctor!!!
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Pam Fernicola in Tujunga, CA – Mar 04, 2016
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Dr. Ro was terrible I waited over a month to see this Dr. In serious pain the whole time. I had really no other choice due to my type of insurance. When finally my day came I thought great finally some answers and a cure. Well if u look at this Dr's philosophy he's all about education on how to...Read More
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Steve in Burbank, Ca – Feb 24, 2016
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