Biography & Education


Dr. Yost graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA and received her MD from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.  She later completed an internship in general surgery and a residency in neurological surgery at George Washington University Hospital in Washington D.C.  Dr. Yost is a Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and a practicing neurosurgeon at The Oregon Clinic.  In her free time Dr. Yost enjoys expedition kayaking, reading, and martial arts.

Areas of expertise

General Neurosurgery/Complex Spine, Brain and Spine Tumors, Peripheral Nerve Surgery (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Ulnar Neuropathy), Complex Spine Surgery, Artificial Cervical and Lumbar Disc Replacement

  • BA, History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1986
  • MD, with Distinction, George Washington University, Washington D.C., 1991
  • Internship, General Surgery, George Washington University Hospital, Washington D.C., 1991 - 1992
  • Training, Pituitary Surgery, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 1995
  • Residency, Neurological Surgery, George Washington University Hospital, Washington D.C., 1992 - 1998
  • Training, Department of Neurological Surgery, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK, 2007
  • English

Care Locations

The Oregon Clinic-Neurosurgery East
5050 NE Hoyt St.
Suite 359
Portland , OR 97213
Fax 503-935-8505
The Oregon Clinic-Neurosurgery West
9155 SW Barnes Road
Suite 440
Portland , OR 97225
Fax 503-935-8505


Board Certifications
  • Neurological surgery