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Philip A. Yazbak, MD, FAANS, FACS


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Philip Yazbak, Neurosurgeon, Appleton WI

Clinical Expertise and Special Interests

Dr. Yazbak is a neurosurgeon who focuses on the treatment of illnesses involving the brain, spine and peripheral nerves.  He has extensive surgical and nonsurgical training and experience treating brain and spinal cord tumors, brain aneurysms and vascular malformations, brain and spinal trauma, stroke and degenerative problems of the spine.  Dr. Yazbak has a special interest in brain tumors and aneurysms as well as minimally invasive spine surgery and disc replacement.

Meet the Provider: Philip A. Yazbak, MD, FAANS, FACS

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Kristen A. Brazzale, APNP

Kristen A. Brazzale, APNP

Neurosurgery Meet Kristen

“The most satisfying part of my job is having the ability to return critically ill people to a normal life. There’s no better feeling.”

Educational Foundation

Residency: Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Rotation: Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
Rotation: Neurology, Rhode Island Hospital
Internship: Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Doctor of Medicine: Dartmouth Medical School
Bachelor of Arts: Dartmouth College


American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – Pain Medicine
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine–Pain and Musculoskeletal Interventional Ultrasound
United States Medical Licensing Examination I, II, III

Recognition of Achievements

Fellow, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Cum Laude, Dartmouth College

Philip Yazbak, Neurosurgeon, Appleton WI