Neurosurgery Providers

Steven Cook, MD

I specialize in the treatment of brain tumors and spinal disorders. I am a native of North Carolina and after spending time in military service, I have returned to provide care at Duke because I believe the people and assets here are dedicated to providing the best possible neurological care. I was drawn to the […]

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Chester Yarbrough, MD, MPHS

I am a neurosurgeon with subspecialty training in complex spine surgery. I provide general neurosurgical care as well as comprehensive spine care of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. I chose medicine in general, and neurosurgery in particular, to align my interest in surgical care to improve patient’s quality of life. I always strive to […]

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Christine Zdeb, MSN, AGNP-BC

I began my career as a nurse working with patients undergoing spine surgery and joint replacements. I have continued to work in the area of neurosurgery and orthopaedics throughout my career. I strive to listen to my patients’ concerns and develop a personalized and meaningful treatment plan to help them relieve some of their pain […]

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