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Kevin C Yao, MD

    • Position
    • Specialty
    • Neurosurgery
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliation
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
Kevin Yao, MD is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai. He obtained his medical training in New York at Columbia University (M.D.) and 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. He joined the Neurosurgery faculty at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, where Dr. Yao served as Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Center, Director of Spinal Oncology, and Director of Stereotactic and Gamma Knife Radiosurgery at Tufts Medical Center. He returned to the Tristate area, where he currently practices in New York City and Northern New Jersey.  Dr. Yao strives to maximize each patient’s quality of life by restoring and preserving neurological function.


Neurological Surgery


MD, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

Internship, General Surgery
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Residency, Neurosurgery
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Fellowship, Neurosurgical Oncology
MD Anderson Cancer Center (Univ of Texas)