Kevin C Yao, MD
- ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery
- 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 degree in New York City at Columbia University and completed a residency in neurosurgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Yao also completed a fellowship in complex brain and spine tumor surgery at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Yao eventually joined the Neurosurgery faculty at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, where he 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 then returned to the New York metropolitan 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.
MD, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Internship, General Surgery
Westmed Medical Group
Westmed Medical Group
MD Anderson Cancer Center (Univ of Texas)
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Dr.Yao did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2021 and/or 2022: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
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