Pediatric Neurosurgeon Joins OU Children's Physicians
Thursday, October 18, 2012 - Campus News - Contact April Sandefer, (405) 271-5067
Amanda L. Yaun, M.D., a board-certified pediatric neurosurgeon, has established her medical practice with OU Physicians. Neurosurgeons treat diseases and disorders of the brain, spinal cord and nervous system.
Yaun specializes in general pediatric neurosurgery, including surgery for epilepsy, brain tumors, hydrocephalus, trauma, spinal dysraphism and more.
She comes to OU Children's Physicians from Children's National Medical Center, Washington, D.C., where she was an attending pediatric neurosurgeon. Yaun completed a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at Children's National Medical Center, and a neurosurgery residency at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. She completed a surgery internship and earned her medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans.
She is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American Epilepsy Society.
For an appointment with an OU Children's Physicians neurosurgeon, call (405) 271-2006.
OU Children's Physicians practice as part of OU Physicians, Oklahoma's largest physician group. The group encompasses nearly every child and adult medical specialty.
More than 175 of these specialists committed their practices to the care of children. The majority of OU Children's Physicians are board certified in children's specialties. Many provide pediatric-specific services unavailable elsewhere in the state. Some have pioneered surgical procedures or innovations in patient care that are world firsts.
OU Children's Physicians see patients in their offices at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and other cities around Oklahoma. When hospitalization is necessary, they often admit patients to The Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center. Many children with birth defects, critical injuries or serious diseases who can't be helped elsewhere come to OU Children's Physicians. Oklahoma doctors and parents rely on OU Children's Physicians depth of experience, nationally renowned expertise and sensitivity to children's emotional needs.
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