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Tom L. Yao, M.D.

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. 

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Medical Training
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn.

General surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Neurological surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Endovascular neurosurgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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


View videos of Dr. Tom Yao

Less invasive anuerysm treatment offers hope: Doctors at Louisville's Norton Neuroscience Institute use a pipeline embolization device to treat Dr. Rebecca Terry's brain aneurysm, threading it through a blood vessel in her leg. Read More New Hope for People Living with Aneurysms
What you need to know about stroke with Shervin Dashti, M.D., Ph. D. and Tom Yao, M.D.


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