Dr. Sharon Yegiaian, MD

Dr. Sharon Yegiaian, MD

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Neurology  |  
Female  |  
39 y/o
(22)

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Dr. Sharon Yegiaian, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Pasadena, CA. She is 39 years old and has been practicing for 10 years. Dr. Yegiaian is affiliated with Huntington Memorial Hospital and Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center.

Pasadena Center for Neuromuscular Medicine

139 S Los Robles Ave Unit B20

Pasadena, CA 91101
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MetLife

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Top Care Areas

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Confusion
very high
more than 98% of peers
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cranial Trauma
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yegiaian "Despite Dr. Yegiaian's highly specialized training and approach to diagnosis of complexes diseases of the nerve and muscle she has set up a program that allows for rapid diagnosis and disease management in an intimate community setting. She prides herself on making herself available to patients so that their health is optimized before the disease process progresses.  She has recruited the help of many holistic care providers to help move patients from disability to ability. "

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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
93

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dizziness
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever-Induced Seizure
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lambert-Eaton Syndrome
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Mitochondrial Diseases
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Myopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Autonomic Testing
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Nerve Biopsy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • University Of Arizona College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Arizona
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Mayo Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yegiaian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Armenian
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yegiaian's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yegiaian to family and friends
2.8
based on 22 total reviews (8 with comments)
Dr. Yegiaian's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (8)
Los Angeles, CA |
STAY AWAY! She will do unnecessary testing to increase her revenue even though the diagnosis is obvious to most experienced neurologists. I went to 4 other neurologists because I felt that she was not doing the appropriate things,and they were surprised at how much unnecessary testing she did. Stay away.
in Burbank, CA |
Dr. Yegiaian is a "one in a million" in the medical field. After years of suffering from severe Dysautonomia/POTS, excruciating migraine headaches, etc., I found her. She accurately diagnosed my condition and is successfully treating and monitoring my symptoms improving the quality of my life. She's extremely knowledgeable, professional, kind, compassionate and takes time to listen. She an amazing doctor and so is her staff. I owe my good days to her great care.
in West Covina, CA |
To respond to Dr. Yegiaian's arrogant response to my diagnosis of Lyme. YES! I have been positively diagnosed with Lyme through Igenex which is a recognized lab. The CDC recently admitted that there are now over 300,000 cases of Lyme POSITIVELY DIAGNOSED every year. Parkinsons and MG "diagnosis" that Dr. Yegiaian gave me MEDS for were NEVER confirmed in ANY tests. I am now well because I was diagnosed & treated for LYME. Dr. Yegiaian's response only confirms her arrogance. RUN!!!!
Dr. Yegiaian misdiagnosed my medical condition, which almost landed me in the hospital. She became very defensive and demeaning when I questioned her (incorrect) diagnosis. She is cold and rude and I would never recommend her. Not a nice woman
POTS PATIENTS BEWARE From one POTS patient to another, this doctor does not have the knowledge to treat POTS patients even though, sadly, she claims that "POTS is so simple to treat..." Never before have I encountered a doctor so uneducated in an area he/she claims to know so much about, so unprofessional, so rude, so easily offended, and so arrogant as Dr. Y. Go to the POTS Care center in TX instead. They've actually done the research and truly know how to help POTS patients.
Bad billing practices. Said she was in network blue cross select ppo but in fact is not. Forced me to pay full price even though she would not have gotten that much money from the insurance if in fact she was in network which she is not. Watch out. Triple check your insurance if you dare to go to her. Really weird location and tough to get to her office which is strange since you think it is just here in Pasadena.
in Los Angeles, CA |
I saw Dr Sharon Yegiaian for y back pain. My experience was very pleasant at her new location at 139 South Lobles Ave in Pasadena. She as very caring and knowledgeable and took the time to isten to my concern. I am feeling a lot better. The staff was friendly, helpful and professional. They go out of their way to accommodate you. I would recommend her highly if ou or dome one ou know needs a neurologist. Thanks
in Los Angeles, CA |
Dr. Yegianian is an excellent dr. who takes a great deal of time, and care with her patients. Most importantly she is extremely thorough and will make sure to rule out anything serious, if it all possible. I have been seeing her for 3 years, and I am thrilled she is my neurologist.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Yegiaian accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
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  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MetLife

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Hospitals where Dr. Yegiaian has admitting privileges

Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center
1420 S Central Ave
Glendale, CA 91204
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Huntington Memorial Hospital
100 W California Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91105
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