Kelvin Yu MD, FACS

Kelvin Yu MD, FACS

TEL: 503-935-8700
FAX: 503-935-8701

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.

Other Activities

Member, Oregon Medical Association

Member, American Board of Surgery

Member, American College of Surgeons

Member, American Association of Endocrine Surgery


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


General Surgery


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