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Dr. Michael Yang, MD

Pain Medicine ·  Male · Age 41

Dr. Yang

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.


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(707) 961-4631

Dr. Yang accepts the following insurance:

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

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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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
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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:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • 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 Muscle Strain
  • 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
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • 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 Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

About Me

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%
(34)
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, after a second appointment figured out the appropriate method? to deal with my pain. What a relief.?
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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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    • 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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