Dr. Tom Yao, MD

Dr. Tom Yao, MD

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Dr. Tom Yao, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in neurosurgery and neurovascular surgery.

4950 Norton Healthcare Blvd Ste 205

Louisville, KY 40241

Contact Information

(502) 394-6390

Insurance Accepted

  • Advantage Care Network (ACN)
  • Aetna
  • Alliance Health Care
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Center Care
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • 25 More

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Experience Check

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Dr. Yao's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yao treats Brain Aneurysm more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Yao treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Cerebrovascular Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yao treats Cerebrovascular Disease more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Yao treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yao treats Aneurysm more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Yao treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm

Dr. Yao's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spondylolisthesis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Care Philosophy

At Norton Healthcare, we believe you - the patient - are the most important person to our practice. As the region's leading health care provider, we are committed to providing comprehensive, quality health care to all those we serve in a manner th...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurovascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Vanderbilt University
    Residency Hospital
  • 2007
    Vanderbilt University
    Fellowship Hospital
    2007
  • 2003
    Vanderbilt University
    Internship Hospital
    2003
  • 2002
    Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    2002

Awards

Dr. Yao's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Yao

4.7

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Insurance accepted

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Advantage Care Network (ACN)
Aetna
Alliance Health Care
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Senior Advantage
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Bluegrass Family Health
Center Care
ChoiceCare Network
Choice Care (Humana)
Cigna
CorVel
Coventry Health Care
Direct Care America/Primary Health Services (DCA/PHS)
Health Net
Hospice & Palliative Care Services,Inc.
Humana
Indiana Health Network
Worker's Compensation PPO
Kentucky Racing Health and Welfare
Lincoln
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
National Preferred Provider Network
National Preferred Provider Network PPO
National Provider Network
Owensboro Community Health Network
Passport Health Plan
Passport Advantage Health Plan
Preferred Health Systems
Preferred Health Network
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
Self Pay
Southern Indiana Health Organization (SIHO)
Tricare
United Concordia
Advantage Plus
United Mine Workers Health & Retirement Fund
United Mine Workers Health & Retirement Fund WC
United Teacher Associates Insurance Company
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Value Options
WellCare
WellCare PPO

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Norton Hospital

Louisville, KY

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