Originally from Thousand Oaks, CA, he went to U.S.C for medical school and orthopedic residency. Afterwards, he studied at U.C San Diego to focus on joint replacements and cartilage restoration. He also attended Duke University for a fellowship in Sports Medicine. Lastly, he received an M.B.A at U.N.L.V.
He specializes in the minimally invasive treatment of orthopedic conditions in the shoulders, elbows, wrists, ankles, knees, and hips. He is a U.N.L.V Team Physician and is a board certified with the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
Sports Team Affiliations:
UNLV Team Physician
CSN Team Physician
The Las Vegas Maaco Bowl
USA Basketball (in Las Vegas)
Dr. Yu specializes in:
Shoulder dislocations, Labral injuries
Rotator cuff tears, Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
AC joint injuries
Shoulder replacements (reverse shoulder replacement and total shoulder replacement)
Biceps tendon injuries
Hip arthritis, rapid recovery hip replacement
Knee arthritis, rapid recovery knee replacement, partial knee replacement
Achilles tendon ruptures
Dr. Joseph Yu M.D.
10105 Banburry Cross Dr. Suite 445
Las Vegas, NV 89144