Yuen So, MD, PhD

Neuromuscular neurologist, Neurophysiologist

Professor of Neurology at the Stanford University Medical Center
4.8 out of 5
137 Patient Ratings
15 Patient Comments

Neuromuscular Program

  • 211 Quarry Road
  • 2nd Floor
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
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General Neurology Clinic

  • 211 Quarry Road
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
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Amyloid Center

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 2nd Floor, Room A260
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-725-6186
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Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Neuromuscular Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2011)
  • Internship: UCSF Medical Center (1984) CA
  • Medical Education: Yale University School of Medicine (1982) CT
  • Fellowship: UCSF Medical Center (1988) CA
  • Residency: UCSF Medical Center (1987) CA
  • Board Certification: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1989)
  • BS, Northwestern University
  • PhD, Rockefeller University
  • MD, Yale University

Honors & Awards

  • AAMC Humanism in Medicine Award, Association of American Medical Colleges (2005)
  • America’s Top Physicians, Consumers’ Research Council of America (2004)
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc. (2003-present)
  • L. Forno Award for Teaching Excellence, Stanford Department of Neurology (1999)
  • Elected member, American Neurological Association (1997)

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Residency Program, Department of Neurology (1999 - 2010)
  • Director, Neurology Clinics, Department of Neurology (1999 - Present)

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4.8

Friendliness

4.8

Recommended to others

4.7

Explanations

4.7

Listens

4.7

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

4.4

Wait times

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. So only stopped in for 5-10 minutes. Another doctor did the lumbar puncture. Dr. So seemed to be very concerned about my dysarthria.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Very good.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Doctor Yuen So was very professional and explained my health situation in a clear and understandable way.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Have seen Dr. So for nine years, occasionally. Re-assuring & plain language discussions.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Everyone was great/very caring.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Stanford is trying hard to provide the best of care. It is working.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Excellent humanistic care!

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. So is an excellent dr. Very kind, explains everything that you can understand.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Very good.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

I have full confidence in Dr. So - through examinations very patient with me and wife.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Y. So is exceptional - He literally saved my life!

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Excellent.

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4.8 out of 5
137 Patient Ratings
15 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. So only stopped in for 5-10 minutes. Another doctor did the lumbar puncture. Dr. So seemed to be very concerned about my dysarthria.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Very good.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Doctor Yuen So was very professional and explained my health situation in a clear and understandable way.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Have seen Dr. So for nine years, occasionally. Re-assuring & plain language discussions.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Everyone was great/very caring.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Stanford is trying hard to provide the best of care. It is working.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Excellent humanistic care!

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. So is an excellent dr. Very kind, explains everything that you can understand.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Very good.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

I have full confidence in Dr. So - through examinations very patient with me and wife.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Y. So is exceptional - He literally saved my life!

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Excellent.

SHC Patient, May 2014

We really liked Dr. Hammond best over 2 other docs previously seen. Dr. So, if consulted only comes in @ end of visit. He's good too, but we really liked Dr. Hammond.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Very friendly & showing excellent knowledge.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

As mentioned above Dr. So & Ms. Wolford were excellent, supportive, thorough & friendly! Thank you.