Dr. Sangwook Tim Yoon MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Sangwook Yoon is an orthopedic surgeon in Atlanta, Georgia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Emory University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 20 years. He is one of 12 doctors at Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 38 at Emory University Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Emory University Hospital Midtown
High performing in Orthopedics

Emory University Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Emory-Adventist Hospital

Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1994–1999

Yale University School of Medicine
Class of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

GA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Mild diabetes is not a contraindication for surgical decompression in cervical spondylotic myelopathy: results of the AOSpine North America multicenter prospective study (CSM).
Arnold, P. M.,Fehlings, M. G.,Kopjar, B.,Yoon, S. T.,Massicotte, E. M.,Vaccaro, A. R.,Brodke, D. S.,Shaffrey, C. I.,Smith, J. S.,Woodard, E. J.,Banco, R. J.,Chapman, J. R.,Janssen, M. E.,Bono, C. M.,Sasso, R. C.,Dekutoski, M. B.,Gokaslan, Z. L.

The effect of pedicle screw redirection after lateral wall breach-a biomechanical study using human lumbar vertebrae.
Stauff, M. P.,Freedman, B. A.,Kim, J. H.,Hamasaki, T.,Yoon, S. T.,Hutton, W. C.

Anterior Versus Posterior Surgical Approaches to Treat Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Outcomes of the Prospective Multicenter AOSpine North America CSM Study in 264 Patients.
Fehlings, M. G.,Barry, S.,Kopjar, B.,Yoon, S. T.,Arnold, P.,Massicotte, E. M.,Vaccaro, A.,Brodke, D. S.,Shaffrey, C.,Smith, J. S.,Woodard, E.,Banco, R. J.,Chapman, J.,Janssen, M.,Bono, C.,Sasso, R.,Dekutoski, M.,Gokaslan, Z. L.

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