Dr. Michael Yu, MD

Dr. Michael Yu, MD

NeurologyMaleAge 42

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(615) 768-4300


Dr. Michael Yu, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Smyrna, TN. Dr. Yu has more experience with Headache, Sleep Disorders, and Epilepsy than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Tristar Stonecrest Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Yu to book an appointment.


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Middle Tennessee Neurology

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(615) 768-4300
Middle Tennessee Neurology300 Stonecrest Blvd Smyrna, TN 37167
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Dr. Yu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Yu

4.7

Based on 90 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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What went well
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed (81)
  • Explained conditions well (81)
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Dr. Yu is very knowledgeable, friendly, and thorough. He cares about your "whole" health and well-being. Staff is also great.
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Neena Lord – Jul 30, 2020
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Great visit. Dr Yu and his staff are caring and considerate with their patients.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Wanzor Wilks – Jul 29, 2020
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Dr. Yu was very informative and very nice. He listened to all of my concerns.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Kelly Arthur – Jul 17, 2020
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Dr. Yu is a God sent. He and his friendly, professional staff are outstanding. From my first visit up until my follow up with him and his team, they are very polite and encouraging. When I am experiencing many health issues at once, having polite individuals in my life makes ALL the difference in the world.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Juanita Graham – Jun 28, 2020
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Dr Yu was very helpful listen to my past history. Then explain the necessary care and reason for the changes
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jun 28, 2020
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Dr. Yu was great! We did a virtual appointment and it was my first one but he made it very comfortable I felt like we were able to connect well which I didn't expect going into the appointment.
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Stephanie – Jun 24, 2020
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The televisit was easy, quick and very helpful to my busy schedule. Dr. Yu and his staff are very courteous and take the time to listen and talk to you about all concerns. 5 stars all the way!
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J. Edgin – Jun 08, 2020
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Listens to what you say and explains himself very well. Great bedside manner. Wonderful and efficient office staff too.
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May 05, 2020
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Fast. Informative
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I think Dr Yu is a kind and caring Dr. He takes his time to answer all your questions.
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judy stem – Apr 02, 2020
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Difficult symptoms listened spent reasonable time
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Craig M – Mar 18, 2020
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Dr Yu was very helpful in answering all my questions and was very kind and attentive
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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tamara kallenberger – Mar 03, 2020
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Dr Yu is a wonderful, caring doctor. I like his attitude and paying attention to what is said or asked. He takes his time and is never in a big rush.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Shirley "Ann" Atkinson – Feb 26, 2020
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Very down to earth Dr.
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Feb 25, 2020
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Dr. Yu is always engaged and caring during his appointments. He takes the time to listen and consult with you. Highly recommend Dr. Yu!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mark Pettite – Feb 23, 2020
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I have been seeing Dr. Yu since being referred to him in the summer of 2015. I had a major stroke in March 2015. He really listens when I talk with him. He uses his medical knowledge as well as common sense in his practice.
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Charles M Clement – Feb 17, 2020
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He treats you like you are the only patient he has. He has changed my life. I now sleep better than I ever have. His advice is excellent. The front office is sweet and very understanding as well.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Great Doctor and staff.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dr Michael Yu is a great dr. He takes the time to listen and explain
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Stephanie – Jan 20, 2020
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One of the best Doctors I've ever had!!!
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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Yu

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Yu treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Yu treats other conditions, please contact the office at (615) 768-4300.

Headache

Headache is a common symptom that can sometimes signal a more serious condition, such as migraine, high blood pressure, or cerebral hemorrhage.Compare with other Headache specialists.

Dr. Yu typically treats 97% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Migraine
Headache
Tension Headache
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
Dr. Yu
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Sleep Disorders

Sleep disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that disrupt sleep, including insomnia, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome, and sleep apnea.Compare with other Sleep Disorders specialists.

Dr. Yu typically treats 86% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Sleep Disorders
Insomnia
Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Epilepsy

Epilepsy specialists diagnose and treat spectrum of brain disorders that cause seizures due to an interruption of normal nerve activity in the brain.Compare with other Epilepsy specialists.

Dr. Yu typically treats 70% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Essential Tremor
Epilepsy
Seizure Disorders
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Neuromuscular and Movement Disorders

Neuromuscular and movement disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions marked by uncontrolled or unwanted physical movements caused by disruptions in nerve and muscle function.Compare with other Neuromuscular and Movement Disorders specialists.

Dr. Yu typically treats 68% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Restless Leg Syndrome
Tremor
Essential Tremor
Dystonia
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Yu's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Dr. Yu accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Choice Plus POS II
Choice PPO
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Flexcare
LocalPlus
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

About Me

Care Philosophy

Prompt and effective sleep apnea treatment to meet any patients needs as well as general neurology.

Biography

This physician is accepting telehealth visits. Michael Yu, MD graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration-Finance...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2008
Ohio State University
Residency Hospital
2005
Ohio State University
Internship Hospital

Awards

Media & Publications

  • >Growing Skull Fracture in a 5-month old child: A Case Report, 2009

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Michael Yu, MD?

Call (615) 768-4300 to make an appointment as a new patient. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. Michael Yu, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Yu has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Michael Yu, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Michael Yu, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Yu's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Michael Yu, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Yu frequently treats Headache, Sleep Disorders, and Epilepsy. See all practice areas where Dr. Yu specializes.

Where is Dr. Michael Yu, MD's office located?

Dr. Yu's office is located at 300 Stonecrest Blvd, Smyrna, TN 37167. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

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Tristar Stonecrest Medical Center

Smyrna, TN

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)