Star ankle replacement
Dr. John J. Yu is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in injuries of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, foot and ankle. He provides complete, comprehensive, and state of the art orthopaedic care including total joint replacements, sports medicine, and fracture care of all ages. His expertise includes non-operative and operative (open & arthroscopic) treatment of shoulder, hip, knee, foot, and ankle disorders. He specializes in joint cartilage restoration/preservation of the knee and ankle, surgery of the meniscus, rotator cuff & labrum, as well as ligament & tendon repair/reconstruction of the knee, shoulder & ankle.
Dr. Yu graduated with highest honors from the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Engineering where he majored in biomedical science while receiving his medical degree from Stony Brook University School of Medicine. He then performed his orthopedic surgery residency at the prestigious NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases in Manhattan, New York. During his training at NYU HJD, Dr. Yu received didactic and hands-on training with nationally and internationally recognized senior orthopedic surgeons considered the ‘best in their field’.
While completing his residency, Dr. Yu received specialized training at the University of Maryland R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, one of the nation’s busiest trauma hospitals and is proficient in caring for patients requiring orthopaedic trauma care.
Dr. Yu further pursued advance training in foot & ankle surgery at NYU HJD after his residency under the expert guidance of Drs. Mrozcek, Sheskier, and Chapman. He assisted in the care of several professional and collegiate sports teams including the New York Rangers and various collegiate teams of NYU, gaining experience in treating athletes at all levels of competition. While at NYU, his training focused on the treatment of sports related foot & ankle injuries, ligament repair/reconstruction, cartilage restoration, arthroscopic and endoscopic procedures of the foot & ankle, as well as ankle replacement surgery.
Dr. Yu is a member of the Medical Society of the State of New York, the Suffolk County Medical Society, and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
The information included on this website and the Find a Doctor database is for informational purposes only. No physician has been paid or received a fee to be included in the database. The “Find a Doctor” database does not include an exhaustive list of all physicians in a location and also does not include all physicians who use or have used Stryker’s products.
Stryker does not endorse, recommend or make a referral to any physician included in the “Find a Doctor” database. Stryker does not practice medicine; only a physician can answer your questions regarding your symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
This website may provide links to other websites not affiliated with Stryker. Stryker is not responsible for the content of such other sites.