Dr. Peter Yoon, MD

Dr. Peter Yoon, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Peter Yoon, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University / School of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in neurosurgery.

621 S New Ballas Rd Ste 297A

Saint Louis, MO 63141

Contact Information

(314) 251-6364

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Yoon performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spondylosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Myelopathy
very high
more than 90% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease

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12  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Saint Louis University / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Saint Louis University / School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Saint Louis University / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Washington University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yoon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yoon's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yoon to family and friends
51 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (51)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (18)

Dr. Yoon's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Dr. Yoon leveled with me and said that a discectomy for my herniated disc at L5-S1 would have a success rate of 80-85%. I had a 25-year history of back problems with the last three years proving to be more and more debilitating. I was at the point where I could not stand up more than ten minutes...more
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Dr. Yoon is an excellent surgeon and I will recommend him to everyone I know.
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7 Days Ago Dr Yoon gave me back my life again. He recommended a minimally invasive lumbar discetomy went into surgery always in pain came out of surgery free of pain!!!
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He has a giant ego, an abhorrent bedside manner, and asked for imaging I wasn't told to bring. He was skeptical and rude about my prior surgeries, saying that they seem to be unnecessary and "controversial". Before surgery, four other surgeons agreed I needed surgery. I had also exhausted all other...more
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Dr. Yoon was a very good doctor. He had me try other things before surgery. I like the fact he didn't rush into surgery. He answered all of my questions. He also do surgery on my husband and was very good. That is why I went to him.
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