S. Tim Yoon, M.D.

S. Tim Yoon, M.D.
Emory Clinic

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Specialties:
Spine
Orthopaedic Surgery (Board certified since 1999)
Areas of Clinical Interest:
cervical fusion
compression fractures
disc degeneration
discectomy
herniated disc
kyphoplasty
kyphosis
laminoplasty
lumbar disorders
lumbar fusion
microdiscectomy
microsurgery
neck pain
posterior lumbar interbody fus
radiculopathy
sciatica
scoliosis
spinal cord stimulator
spinal implants
spinal stenosis
spinal surgery
spinal trauma
spondylolisthesis
spondylosis
thoracic fusion
vertebral fractures
Office(s) Locations:
Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Ctr
59 Executive Park South
Atlanta, GA 30329
(404) 778-7000
Additional Spoken Language(s):
Korean
About Dr. Yoon

Dr. Yoon won the MIT robotic competition while an undergraduate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago, he completed a spine fellowship with Dr. Howard An and Dr. Ronald DeWald. Dr. Yoon is an active researcher, specializing in gene therapy for disc disease.

Year Started Practicing: 2000
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 2000
Organizational Memberships:
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Cervical Spine Research Society
Orthopaedic Research Society
Major or Recent Publications:

BMP and cervical spine fusion. Current Opinion in Orthopaedics,12(3).

Fibrogenesis imperfecta ossium: imaging correlation in three new patients. Skeletal Radiology 28(7)390-5, 1999.

The orientation of a T cell receptor to its MHC class II peptide ligands. Journal of Immunology 159(9)4395-402, 1997.

The specificity and orientation of a TCR to its peptide-MHC class II ligands. Immunity 4(4)367-76, 1996.

Awards:
Eta Kappa Nu
Electrical Engineering Honor Society

National Merit Scholar
National Merit Scholar

Tau Beta Pi
Engineering Honor Society

Winner of 1984 Physics Motor Contest
Mass Institute of Technology

Winner of 1987 CROBOTs Contest
Mass Institute of Technology
Education:
Medical School
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Residency
University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

Fellowship
Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, IL
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