Jonathan Yun, MD


Dr. Yun

Doctor of Medicine
AOA, Research Honors, Summa cum laude
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, 2020

Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry
University of Virginia, 2015


Research Experience

Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood IL
Research under Dr. Anand Germanwala, Department of Neurological Surgery
Focus: clinical research, pituitary adenoma
Research under Dr. Dane Salazar, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Focus: clinical research, suture technique
Research under Dr. Vikram Prabhu, Department of Neurological Surgery
Focus: clinical research, tumor markers
Research under Dr. Bartosz Wojewnik, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Focus: clinical research, spinal fusion outcomes and socioeconomic disparities

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Research under Dr. Georgios Zenonos, Department of Neurological Surgery
Focus: clinical research, endoscopic empyema management


Summa cum laude; 2020
Alpha Omega Alpha, Junior Inductee; 2019
Association of Pathology Chairs Pathology Honor Society; 2018​


Nontraumatic symptomatic de novo arachnoid cyst in an adolescent patient treated with cystoperitoneal shunting: illustrative case

J Neurosurg Case Lessons. 2024 Jan 29;7(5):CASE23584. doi: 10.3171/CASE23584. Print 2024 Jan 29.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Arachnoid cysts are often congenital, asymptomatic lesions detected in the pediatric population. When seen in adults, they…

Editorial. Is the grass greener with night float?

J Neurosurg. 2022 Sep 9;138(4):1114-1115. doi: 10.3171/2022.6.JNS22768.NO ABSTRACTPMID:36087326 | DOI:10.3171/2022.6.JNS22768

Association of ≥ 12 months of delayed surgical treatment for cervical myelopathy with worsened postoperative outcomes: a multicenter analysis of the Quality Outcomes Database

J Neurosurg Spine. 2021 Nov 5;36(4):568-574. doi: 10.3171/2021.7.SPINE21590. Print 2022 Apr 1.ABSTRACTOBJECTIVE: Degenerative cervical myelopathy (DCM) results in significant morbidity. The duration of symptoms prior to surgical intervention may be…

The Utility of Using Preoperative MRI as a Predictor for Intraoperative Pituitary Adenoma Consistency and Surgical Resection Technique

J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2020 Dec;81(6):651-658. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1694049. Epub 2019 Aug 2.ABSTRACTObjective Most pituitary adenomas are of soft consistency and can be resected during surgery with routine suction…

Caudal Homeobox Gene-2 Staining Defines Intracranial Mature Teratoma with Differentiation to Colonic Adenocarcinoma

World Neurosurg. 2019 Dec;132:239-244. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.08.216. Epub 2019 Sep 11.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Malignant transformation of a mature intracranial teratoma into an adenocarcinoma is an extremely rare event and portends a poor prognosis.…