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Patrina Yao, MD


Dr. Yao received her medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine, and completed her internship and residency at Northwestern University. She went on to complete her fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in Clinical Neurophysiology. She is board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology. Her special interests include Dementia, Headache, Numbness/Tingling, Neuromuscular Disorders, Neuropathy, Parkinson’s Disease, Seizures, Stroke, and Tremor.


Areas of Interest

  • Dementia
  • Headache
  • Leg and Arm Numbness/Tingling
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Neuropathy
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Seizures
  • Stroke
  • Tremor

Medical School

The Ohio State University College of Medicine


Northwestern University


Northwestern University


Rush University Medical Center (Clinical Neurophysiology)

Board Certification

Board-Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology)

Languages Spoken




When on call I visit my patients in the hospital, otherwise I use a hospitalist.