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Jeffrey Yablon, M.D.


Dr. Jeffrey S. Yablon is a neurosurgeon who sees patients in the UCSF Neurosurgery Clinic in Napa. He also is medical director of the UCSF Neurological Surgery Extension at Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa. Yablon has extensive experience treating brain and spinal cord tumors and expertise in complex and minimally invasive spine surgery, in addition to trauma neurosurgery. His areas of interest include normal pressure hydrocephalus, intracranial hemorrhagic disorders, Cyberknife radiosurgery for brain and spinal tumors and syringomyelia.

In his research, Yablon has focused on opening the blood-brain barrier for treatment of brain tumors with monoclonal antibodies. Yablon earned a medical degree at Hahnemann Medical School, part of Drexel University, in Philadelphia and completed a residency in general surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and a residency in neurosurgery at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. He is an associate clinical professor of neurological surgery at UCSF.

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Drexel University School of Medicine 1980


Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, General Surgery 1981
Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Neurosurgery 1986

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Yum HN, Salit M, Yablon J, Salit K, Wang Y, Shahriar MS. Superluminal ring laser for hypersensitive sensing. Opt Express. 2010 Aug 16; 18(17):17658-65.
  2. Yablon JS. Technical issues in carotid artery surgery 1995. Neurosurgery. 1995 Dec; 37(6):1232.
  3. Yablon JS, Lantner HJ, McCormack TM, Nair S, Barker E, Black P. Clinical experience with a fiberoptic intracranial pressure monitor. J Clin Monit. 1993 Jul; 9(3):171-5.
  4. Karlsson U, Black P, Nair S, Yablon JS, Brady LW. Radical proposal for the treatment of malignant astrocytoma. Am J Clin Oncol. 1991 Feb; 14(1):75-9.
  5. Yablon JS. Osteochondroma of the vertebral column. Neurosurgery. 1990 Oct; 27(4):659-60.
  6. Yablon JS, Kasdon DL, Levine H. Thoracic cord compression in Scheuermann's disease. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1988 Aug; 13(8):896-8.
  7. Abramovitz JN, Batson RA, Yablon JS. Vertebral osteomyelitis. The surgical management of neurologic complications. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1986 Jun; 11(5):418-20.

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