Dr. Yu-Hung Kuo, MD

Dr. Yu-Hung Kuo, MD

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Dr. Yu-Hung Kuo, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fresno, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1999 and specializes in neurosurgery, cerebrovascular neurosurgery, and more.

45 E River Park Pl W Ste 104

Fresno, CA 93720

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kuo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kuo treats Meningiomas more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Kuo treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kuo treats Hydrocephalus more than 94% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kuo treats Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Kuo treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Kuo's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Yu-Hung Kuo, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fresno, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1999 and specializes in neurosurgery, cerebrovascular neurosurgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1999
Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
Medical School
1999

Awards

Dr. Kuo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kuo

3.5

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Dr. Kuo is truly a superhero. He did my craniectomy, he initially performed the surgery for a cyst, but turned out to be a vascular issue. He repaired my problem even though it wasn't what he anticipated he was still able to fix the problem. He checked on my family twice after my surgery, and...Read More
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This Dr operated on my spine because I had a benign tumor. I was referred to him by my oncologist prior to starting chemo for breast cancer. I was very pleased with this dr. My tumor was causing all kinds of problems for me that other doctors misdiagnosed. He is a hard dr to beat! Caring,...Read More
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Horrible, I'm sure he may be a talented doctor but the care my mom received was atrocious. She died while under his care and the UCSF neuro team. The last time we saw him was a couple days after the surgery, and he tells us her condition has nothing to do with his surgery. So basically, he came in...Read More
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