Dr. Michael Yang, MD

Dr. Michael Yang, MD

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Dr. Michael Yang, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Fort Bragg, CA. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine and specializes in pain medicine, anesthesiology, and more.Read his story

721 River Dr

Fort Bragg, CA 95437

Contact Information

(707) 961-4631

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Yang's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chronic Neck Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yang treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Yang treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Low Back Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yang treats Low Back Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Yang treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yang treats Back Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Yang treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Yang's conditions and procedures:

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Spine
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
Cervical Facet Joint Injection
Cervical Medial Branch Block
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pain Management
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Chronic Postoperative Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Discography
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Injection
Epidural Steroid Injections
Facet Block
Facet Joint Injection
Facet Joint Pain
Fibromyalgia
Fracture
Headache
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Injection
Knee Disorders
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
Migraine
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Pain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Blocks
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Pain Management
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Phantom Limb Pain
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Stellate Ganglion Block
Steroid Injection
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain

About Me

Care Philosophy

At Summit Pain Alliance, we provide a multidisciplinary approach to the healing process with care and compassion. We treat a range of chronic and acute pain disorders with a sophisticated combination of medications, new and minimally invasive interventional procedures, and well ness-based integrative treatments to ensure that our patients achieve optimal long-term relief.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

  • Cornell Medical Center-Pain Management
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Cornell Medical Center-Anesthesiology
    Residency Hospital
  • UCSF-Fresno
    Internship Hospital
  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School
  • The Johns Hopkins University
    Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Mandarin
  • Taiwanese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Yang's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Yang

3.5

Based on 58 reviews

5 Stars
58.62068965517241%
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4 Stars
1.7241379310344827%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
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1 Star
32.758620689655174%
(19)

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Dr. Yang took care of my pain in my back quickly and efficiently. He developed a long-term plan which is really working.
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Dr. Yang is on of the best doctors I have ever met. He puts his clients need above all. I recently had surgery by him yesterday. He walked me through it with ease. His nursing staff are also amazing and they hardly ever leave your side. It was such an amazing experience and it was my first time...Read More
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Terrible. He refused to continue prescribing my normal pain meds for my disabling nerve pain condition, and not only that, he suggested an alternative medication, gave me a sample and a prescription--and then NEVER DID THE PRIOR AUTHORIZATION, SO I COULDN'T EVEN FILL THE PRESCRIPTION!! I also...Read More
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This doctor was one of the worst dr's and office experiences I have had. Over one hour waits, AND three injections to my neck - for three months which didn't solve the problem. Went to a new neurosurgeon, who said he had done the injections in the wrong place! Merely because he was educated at J....Read More
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Dr. Yang provided outstanding care related to recent back illness. His office is organized, he, his nurse practitioner, physician assistant and office staff are knowledgeable, thoughtful, and clear communicators. Visits are timely, procedures are scheduled in an efficient manner. He has the...Read More
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Summit Pain Alliance

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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Delta Health System
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
Employer Group HMO
Health Net PPO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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