Dr. Kevin Yao, M.D., F.A.C.S.Board Certified Neurosurgeon
Dr. Kevin Yao is a board certified Neurosurgeon who specializes in the treatment of brain and spine tumors. He attained his medical training in New York at Columbia University (M.D.) and at Mount Sinai Medical Center (Neurosurgical Residency). Dr. Yao completed a fellowship in complex brain and spine tumor surgery at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, after which he joined the Neurosurgical faculty at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. Dr. Yao served as Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Center, Director of Spinal Oncology, and Director of Gamma Knife and Stererotactic Radiosurgery at Tufts Medical Center. He subsequently returned to New Jersey where he maintains a busy private practice in suburban New Jersey and New York City. Dr. Yao is Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center, where he is actively involved in teaching and research. Dr. Yao strives to maximize each patient’s quality of life by restoring and preserving neurological function.
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Awake Brain Surgery – Dr. Yao Explains Awake Brain Surgery on News 12 New Jersey
They hadn’t danced for 10 years. Mr. Christmas was suffering from chronic low back pain radiating to his legs. Dr. Yao gave them hope; so he had his surgery in early 2016. The Christmas’s were able to dance to their song, “Summer Wind” for his 80th birthday.
Recognitions for Dr. Kevin Yao
Castle Connolly Top Doctors New York Metro Area 2019
Castle Connolly Top Doctors New York Metro Area 2018
2018 Inside Jersey Top Doctors
New York Magazine Best Doctors 2018
New York Magazine Best Doctors 2017
Castle Connolly Top Doctors New York Metro Area 2017
2017 Inside Jersey Top Doctors