Dr. Kevin Yoo

Neurosurgery
La Jolla, CA
27 years experience male

Locations

Dr. Kevin Yoo

La Jolla, CA

Address

9834 Genessee Ave, Suite 2310, La Jolla, CA, United States
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My office hours

Saturday: 6:00am - 10pm
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Fax

8588156820

Insurances accepted

Tricare

Medicare

About

Bio

Dr. Kevin Yoo received his bachelor’s degree from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a Morehead Scholar. He went onto Emory University School of Medicine where he became a doctor in medicine and did his Internship. He moved onto the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where he attended graduate school and did two years of research on brain tumors. Dr. Yoo then moved to Illinois to Loyola University Medical Center for his first half of his Neurosurgical Residency and then completed it at University of California at San Diego. Dr. Kevin Yoo is dedicated to the intricate care of each and every patient he treats. Dr. Yoo works at various hospitals in San Diego where he cares for complex trauma, brain and spine patients. Throughout Dr. Yoo’s medical career there has always been a passion for research which has led to numerous publications and presentations. He has extensive training that has resulted in his intricate and meticulous expertise. Dr. Yoo has been relied upon as a spinal and neurosurgical expert throughout his career.

Specialties
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Neurosurgery

Licenses

United States: California

Doctor Q&A

150 Answers
11 Agrees
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Yoo
Dr. Kevin Yoo answered
27 years experience Neurosurgery
It will get better: Most back pain improve on their own without any intervention and it does so for sure in someone as young as you are. You have already improved by your ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Yoo
Dr. Kevin Yoo answered
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes it can: In my spine practice, I rarely use EMG/NCV because they often do not show any abnormalities. They seem to be only helpful if they are positive to conf ... Read More
A 91-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Yoo
Dr. Kevin Yoo answered
27 years experience Neurosurgery
It depends: What medications one needs after a stroke depends on how he got the stroke. He will likely need one or both types of medications. One is blood pressur ... Read More
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Jan 16, 2017
Dr. Yoo, is thorough, attentive, caring, and straightforward. He is a patient doctor who allows you adequate time to address all your concerns. I was very pleased with my consult. Thank you Dr. Yoo!
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Oh you so made my day. I have been so worried about this. I thought I was going to have a stroke. Honestly, I can't thank you enough. Thanks you! Thank you! and Th...Read More
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Thank you.This is tough. My husband of 34 1/2 years is facing this right now.What can I expect at the end of this fight, is a question I need to understand next. I appreciate your straightforwardness...Read More
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Yes it is t spine &have numbness, tingling, burning, & sever pain where bra close to top of hump in my back. increasing pain since age 17. First Mri ever. No insurance. Possible treatment?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Emory University School of Medicine, GA
Graduated 1993MD

Residency

Neurosurgery
Completed 2004

Affiliations

Scripps Memorial Hospital; Encinitas, CA
Tri-City Medical Center
Alvarado hospital medical center
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