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Dr. Yu has been in surgical practice in Portland, Oregon, since 1997. He graduated from the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine where he also started and completed residency training in General Surgery. He also completed a fellowship in Surgical Oncology at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
His practice interest includes all aspects of General Surgery. As an Endocrine Surgeon, he has a strong interest and expertise in the management and treatment of Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal disorders. As a Surgical Oncologist, he has a particular interest and proficiency in the management and treatment of melanoma, breast disorders, intra-abdominal malignancies, and soft tissue tumors.
When he is not working he enjoys cycling, traveling, cooking, and snowboarding.
Member, Oregon Medical Association
Member, American Board of Surgery
Member, American College of Surgeons
Member, American Association of Endocrine Surgery
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Fellow, Surgical Oncology, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, Surgery Branch, Bethesda, MD, 1995
Residency, General Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 1990-1993, 1995-1997
MD, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 1990
BA, Biology and Psychology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 1986
Portland Monthly Magazine, “Top Doctors,” 2008, 2013, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022, 2023
Psi Chi Honor Society, 1986
Magna Cum Laude, Rutgers University, 1986
Phi Beta Kappa, 1986
Henry Rutgers Thesis Scholar, Rutgers University, 1986