Dr. John Yu MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. John Yu is a neurosurgeon in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 24 years. He is one of 24 doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Hospital Affiliation

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Ranked #14 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1990 - 1991

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1991 - 1997

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Identification of Novel Human Leukocyte Antigen-A*0201-Restricted, Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte Epitopes on CD133 for Cancer Stem Cell Immunotherapy.
Ji, J.,Judkowski, V. A.,Liu, G.,Wang, H.,Bunying, A.,Li, Z.,Xu, M.,Bender, J.,Pinilla, C.,Yu, J. S.

Phase I trial of a multi-epitope-pulsed dendritic cell vaccine for patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma.
Phuphanich, S.,Wheeler, C. J.,Rudnick, J. D.,Mazer, M.,Wang, H.,Nuño, M. A.,Richardson, J. E.,Fan, X.,Ji, J.,Chu, R. M.,Bender, J. G.,Hawkins, E. S.,Patil, C. G.,Black, K. L.,Yu, J. S.

Reactive oxygen species-activated nanoprodrug of Ibuprofen for targeting traumatic brain injury in mice.
Clond, M. A.,Lee, B. S.,Yu, J. J.,Singer, M. B.,Amano, T.,Lamb, A. W.,Drazin, D.,Kateb, B.,Ley, E. J.,Yu, J. S.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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