Tom Yao, M.D., has advanced clinical training in neurosurgery, having completed an endovascular neurosurgery fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., before joining Norton Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Yao earned his medical degree as well as completed an internship in general surgery and a residency in neurological surgery at Vanderbilt.
Medical Training Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn.
Internship General surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Residency Neurological surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Fellowship Endovascular neurosurgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Memberships American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Council of State Neurosurgical Societies, among other professional neurosurgical and medical societies
Patient Care Focus Interest in all aspects of neurovascular disease, trigeminal neuralgia and neuro-oncology, including the treatment of aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, carotid stenosis, trigeminal neuralgia (radiofrequency ablation and microvascular decompression) and brain tumors.
4950 Norton Healthcare Blvd. Suite 205 Louisville, KY 40241 (502) 394-6390 (502) 394-6388 FAX
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