Dr. Luis C. Yarzagaray, MD

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Neurosurgery | Male

Nashville Neurological Care Clinic 2200 21st Ave S Ste 306, Nashville, TN 37212 Get Directions

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Dr. Yarzagaray provides care filled personal attention to each patient, beginning with a thorough diagnostic exam. He personally administers all therapies, and oversees the treatment cycle of each patient. Dr. Yarzagaray is a neurosurgeon, professor, published author, and an international community leader. Dr. Yarzagarays practice flourished in Chicago for over forty years and continued in South America.Read more

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nervous System Disorders
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Neurologic Complications of Cancer and Cancer Therapies
  • Neurological Diseases
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Rigidity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stroke

Procedures Performed

  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neurological Testing
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Cartagena Colombia Medical School. Valedictorian, Summa Cum Laude

    Graduated in 1960

  • Internship Hospital
    Santa Clara University Hospital

    Completed in 1962

  • Residency Hospital
    Norwegian American Hospital, Chicago, Ii. General Surgery Residency

    Completed in 1964

    University Of Chicago At Cook County Hospital Neurosurgical Residency

    Completed in 1968

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Cartagena / Division Of Health Science

    Graduated in 1956

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Most Outstanding Professor, Loyola University, 1973
    • The highest civil decoration awarded to Colombia Citizen, the merit of honor, 1984
    • Inducted as trustee into the Abraham Lincoln academy of Illinois, 1992
    • Honour to merit, Golden Plate of Cartamedas. Medical Society, 1974
    • The order of democracy, civil decoration awarded by the President of Colombia, 1989
    • Whos Who of Outstanding Americans, 1996
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  • Media & Publications
    • Anatomy and Function of the Brain in Relation to Anatomical and Physiological point of view for the understanding of the Central Nervous System., 1999
    • Great Neurological Syndromes, 2009

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Yarzagaray's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
Under 10 minutes

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Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Yarzagaray's Care Philosophy

Dr. Yarzagaray provides care filled personal attention to each patient, beginning with a thorough diagnostic exam. He personally administers all therapies, and oversees the treatment cycle of each patient. Dr. Yarzagaray is a neurosurgeon, professor, published author, and an international community leader. Dr. Yarzagarays practice flourished in Chicago for over forty years and continued in South America.