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Jonathan Yun

Dr Jonathan Yun, MD

NeurosurgeonSpine SurgeonBrain Surgeon
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Jonathan Yun

Dr Jonathan Yun , MD




Dr. Jonathan Yun, Ridgewood, NJ native neurosurgeon, focuses on neurosurgical disorders of the brain and spine, specifically degenerative conditions of the spine, brain tumors and metastases.

He specializes in open and minimally invasive approaches to spine pathologies, ranging from minimally invasive decompressive procedures to instrumented spinal fusions and deformity correction. He also specializes in stereotactic surgery and radiosurgery of the brain and associated structures. 

He became interested in neurosurgery as a young medical student, recognizing the potential of surgical and nonsurgical treatment, technology and research in compassionate care and impacting patient’s lives.


Dr. Yun received his undergraduate degree in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience from The Johns Hopkins University. Upon graduation, he was inducted into Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Medical Honor Society and Nu Rho Psi Undergraduate Honor Society for Neuroscience and was awarded general and departmental honors.

Dr. Yun completed his Doctorate of Medicine at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where he graduated with honors and was elected into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha and Gold Humanism Honor Societies.

His career in neurosurgery began with The Neurological Institute of New York at Columbia University Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital as a Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellow and an Alpha Omega Alpha Research Fellow. In these roles, Dr. Yun worked on translational therapies for drug delivery, the treatment of malignant and benign brain tumors, and worked to advance clinical trials.  

He completed his residency at The Neurological Institute of New York at Columbia University Medical Center/New York-Presbyterian Hospital, serving as the only chief resident to graduate alone in the history of the program. Since, he has authored over 20 neurosurgical publications and has given 13 presentations at neurosurgical conferences.

Dr. Yun is drawn to neurosurgery, as every patient and disease presents with opportunities to make a significant impact on one’s life. Although being diagnosed with a neurological condition can be challenging, Dr. Yun is fulfilled by this one-on-one relationship between the patient and the caretaker and the opportunity to carefully explain every option available. He is continuously driven by advances in neurosurgery that allow him to treat diseases with less surgery or none at all.

Dr. Yun appreciates that these instances provide him with the opportunity to select the best possible treatments for each patient. Lastly, he is happy to have returned to his native New Jersey to bring the highest level of University care to his community.

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Jonathan Yun's Rating
Patient Perspective
5.0 Explains conditions and treatments
5.0 Takes time to answer my questions
5.0 Provides follow-up as needed
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1200 E Ridgewood Ave Ste 200, Ridgewood, NJ, 07450
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Neurosurgeons of New Jersey (Ridgewood)
1200 E Ridgewood Ave Ste 200
Ridgewood, NJ, 07450
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"I’m a little late in giving my review for an emergency operation performed on me by Dr. Yun (who I had never met prior to the surgery for laminectomy/fusion in 1922). If the rating scale was higher, I would have rated him with 10+ stars. I went from an individual suffering excruciating pain (diagnosed as severe spinal stenosis) 24/7 unable to sit, stand, lie down, etc., to a person WITHOUT any pain in the operated area after the procedure. I met with him after my extended stay at rehab and was very impressed with his compassionate, empathetic, relaxed, and informative post-operation appointment. He told me to call him with any questions or issues that may arise. I haven’t needed to and would highly recommend him. Look up his bio and you will see an incredible listing of his education and background medical history. "
  • February 7, 2024
"Very good"
  • September 11, 2023
"He listens and explains you surgery thoroughly"
  • August 18, 2023
"He has a laid back personality but he listens to everything you are saying. He explained my MRI the best and pointed out what my issues were and what needed to be done."
  • August 16, 2023
"Very thorough and listened to all my concerns. Took his time and did not rush visit."
  • June 19, 2023
"From our first consultation meeting through the pre op meeting and the operation he was there for my husband. We are very pleased with Dr Yun and his staff."
  • April 11, 2023
"It went really well! He’s very caring and cares very much of his patients health progress. My life has changed for the better since Dr Yun started treating me. My family and I are very grateful to him and his team."
  • March 22, 2023
"Dr. Yun is absolutely wonderful ! He addressed all of my families concerns when my grandmother was in trauma due to a MVA - emergency surgery was a success and cranioplasty and post op appointments were a success as well . He is heaven sent ! I thank him for his kindness, patience & care towards my grandmothers critical care needs ."
  • March 6, 2023
"Highly knowledgeable and professional."
  • March 3, 2023
"I had to make a quick decision and he made me feel very confident on what he needed to , and it was the right one, his whole team deserves 5 "
  • May 1, 2022
"I was diagnosed couple years ago , the orthopedic i saw before wanted to do a fusion but in that moment sound so scary , I listened to people that told me go for a second opinion (best decision ever made ).i google neurologist in my area , Dr Yun came up , ever since i read about him I trusted him, I’m only 6 days after surgery and the relief is 200%, I’m sore because is normal after surgery but don’t feel that ugly pain from before , I’m able to walk straight from day 1 after surgery. So glad i meet Dr Yun ."
  • February 17, 2022
"Overall excellent ! Very positive allowed me to ask questions. Staff was wonderful also"
  • January 13, 2021


Neurosurgeons of New Jersey (Ridgewood)
1200 E Ridgewood Ave Ste 200
Ridgewood, NJ, 07450
  • Accepting New Patients
Mon9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Accepting New Patients


  • Neurosurgeon
  • Spine Surgeon
  • Brain Surgeon


Medical School
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Graduated 2011
Columbia University Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital
Neurological Institute of New York at Columbia University Medical Center/New York-Presbyterian Hospital


Please verify insurance information directly with the provider as it may change frequently.
  • Oxford Garden State
  • Clover Health (Medicare plan)
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Cigna Mohawk Valley (PPO only thru Valley Cigna)
  • Braven Medicare Choice PPO
  • Aetna Signature (1199 & GEHA)
  • Aetna Meritain & Assure
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Horizon Braven Health (PPO, HMO-POS)
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • UHC under Empire/NYSHIP Plan
  • Omnia (tier 1)
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • No Fault - NJ only
  • Workers Compensation
  • Medicare (Part A)
  • Braven Medicare Access Group HMO-POS
  • Braven Medicare Freedom PPO
  • United Health Care - Commercial
  • Medicare Part B (traditional Medicare)


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