Dr. Tom L. Yao MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Tom Yao is a neurosurgeon in Louisville, Kentucky. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 12 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Vanderbilt University
Residency, General Surgery, 2002 - 2003

Vanderbilt University
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 2003 - 2009

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Class of 2002

Publications & Presentations

Infectivity, Transmission, and Pathology of Human H7N9 Influenza in Ferrets and Pigs.
Zhu, H.,Wang, D.,Kelvin, D. J.,Li, L.,Zheng, Z.,Yoon, S. W.,Wong, S. S.,Farooqui, A.,Wang, J.,Banner, D.,Chen, R.,Zheng, R.,Zhou, J.,Zhang, Y.,Hong, W.,Dong, W.,Cai, Q.,Roehrl, M. H.,Huang, S. S.,Kelvin, A. A.,Yao, T.,Zhou, B.,Chen, X.,Leung, G. M.,Poon, L. L.,Webster, R. G.,Webby, R. J.,Peiris, J. S.,Guan, Y.,Shu, Y.

Mechanical thrombectomy as first-line treatment for venous sinus thrombosis: technical considerations and preliminary results using the AngioJet device.
Dashti, S. R.,Hu, Y. C.,Yao, T.,Fiorella, D.,Mitha, A. P.,Albuquerque, F. C.,McDougall, C. G.

Intrathecal Treatment of Cerebral Vasospasm.
Zhang, Y. P., Shields, L. B., Yao, T. L., Dashti, S. R., Shields, C. B.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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