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Dr. Igor Yusupov

Neurosurgery
Phoenix, AZ

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Neurosurgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

21 Answers
14 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Normal life expected: A tumor outside the skull is likely benign and should not cause brain compression.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Best not to: It's important for patients with concussion to recover from their injury. The process takes 2-3 months and adequate sleep is very important. Proper sl... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Physical exam: Concussion can be diagnosed by obtaining a history and physical exam. If a patient lost consciousness, a cat scan go the brain maybe necessary.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Carpal tunnel: Your symptoms may be a sign of carpal tunnel or pinched nerve in the neck. An EMG study may help your doctor identify a problem.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
No: Personality change is not a common side effect after brain surgery. If the tumor involves both frontal lobes, then personality change may occur.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Yes: Dr. Michael scott at boston children's hospital is one of them.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Unfortunately likely: Glioblastoma is not a curable disease in most cases and is very likely to recur after surgery alone. It is strongly recommended that radiation and che... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
No: If it is not safe to be under genera anesthesia, it can be done under local.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Visit a neurosurgeon: This maybe due to obstruction of spinal fluid outflow.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Be careful: If you sustained a head injury and experienced loss of consciousness, you should seek medical attention. The reason is that a blood clot may be presen... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
No: If you have a complete blockage of the carotid artery, then no treatment is advised. If blockage is severe, carotid endarterectomy or stenting can be ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Not likely: But it depends on the type of treatment. If fenestration is adequate, it should not reccur.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Not likely: Brain tumors usually do not spread to other parts of the body.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Not usually: Surgery is usually not indicated for brainstem cancers.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Most likely: Headaches are expected after concussion but should resolve within 2-3 month.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Best to avoid: Strenuous physical activity is not recommended foe several months after concussion.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Yes: It may take a while for symptoms to resolve. Sometimes, dizziness maybe unrelated.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Maybe: Aspirin causes platelet dysfunction and may lead to brain bleed but mostly in some type of trauma.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Yes and No: Temporal lobe epilepsy is a specific disease that may be helped by temporal lobe resection. It may be easier to diagnose and offer treatment but the t... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Not likely: In a healthy adult, it is not likely to cause a brain bleed. This is not the case in an infant as in the shaken baby syndrome, where vigorous shaking ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Radiological term: An empty sella is the term used to describe a finding on an MRI of the brain, which shows "empty space" within sella - space where a pituitary gland i... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Yusupov is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Yusupov is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Your answer was very helpful, thanks!

Awards

Top Neurosurgeon , First Place, Arizona - Summer
2013
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