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Dr. Jeffrey J Yao, MD
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Dr. Jeffrey J Yao, MD

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    Overview

    Dr. Jeffrey Yao, MD is an Orthopedic Surgeon, who primarily practices in Redwood City, CA. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Yao graduated from Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medicine Research, Pondicherry University and completed his residency at Long Island Jewish Med Ctr, Orthopedic Surgery; Long Island Jewish Med Ctr, General Surgery. Dr. Yao is fluent in English and is currently seeing new patients. Dr. Yao’s practice accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS), Bravo Health, Cigna, Humana Health, Medicaid, Medicare, UnitedHealthcare and other major insurance plans. To book an appointment or to confirm insurance options, please call Dr. Yao’s office at (650) 721-7618.
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    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Orthopedic Surgeon

    Education & Training

    Long Island Jewish Med Ctr, Orthopedic Surgery; Long Island Jewish Med Ctr, General Surgery (Residency)

    Albert Einstein College Of Medicine (Residency)

    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Radiation Oncology (Fellowship)

    Medical Degree - Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medicine Research, Pondicherry University

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

    Medical Conditions Treated

    conditions treated by an Orthopedic Surgeon, like Dr. Jeffrey Yao, may include:

    Please contact Dr. Yao's office for more information or to schedule a consultation.

    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by an Orthopedic Surgeon, like Dr. Jeffrey Yao, may include:

    Orthopedic Consultation, Spinal Cord Surgery, Arthroscopy, Orthopedic Follow Up, Spinal Cord Tumor, Spine Specialist Consultation, Spine Specialist Follow Up, Vertebroplasty, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedic Brace, Spinal Cord Minimally Invasive Surgery, Spinal Cord Reconstructive Surgery, Spinal Cord Second Opinion, Laminectomy, Knee Surgery, Hip Surgery, Hand Surgery, Elbow Surgery, Knee Replacement Surgery, Hip Replacement Surgery, Hip and Knee Surgery Consultation, Hip and Knee Surgery Follow Up, Orthopedic Reconstruction Consultation, Hand and Wrist Reconstruction, Orthopedic Reconstruction Follow Up, Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Total Shoulder Replacement, Cartilage Transplantation, Elbow Replacement Surgery, Osteotomy, Ligament Reconstruction, Orthopedic Trauma Follow Up, Deformity Correction (Post Trauma), Joint Contracture Release, Limb Reconstruction, Open Reduction and Internal Fixation Surgery, Spine Immobilization, Allograft Reconstruction, Nail Cement Spacer Reconstruction, Prosthetics, Osteotomy, Head and Neck Reconstruction, Fingers Reconstruction, Reverse Shoulder Replacement, Spinal Infusions, Kyphoplasty, Partial Knee Replacement, Casting and Splinting, Revisional Hip Replacement Surgery, Revisional Knee Replacement Surgery, Limb Lengthening and Realignment, Spinal Cord Surgery Consultation, Orthopedic Second Opinion, Independent Medical Exam (Orthopedic), Orthopedic Consultation (Spine), Orthopedic Follow Up (Spine), Diskectomy / Discectomy, Spinal Cord Stimulator Implantation Consultation, Arthrodesis, Arthropathy, Orthopedic Consultation (Ankle), Orthopedic Follow Up (Ankle), Ankle Second Opinion, Knee arthroscopy, Hip arthroscopy, Shoulder Reconstructive Surgery Consultation, Shoulder Reconstructive Surgery Follow up and Viscosupplementation

    For detailed information, please contact Dr. Yao's office.

    Insurances

    Top Insurances

    • Aetna

    • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)

    • Bravo Health

    • Cigna

    • Humana Health

    • Medicaid

    • Medicare

    • UnitedHealthcare

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    Locations

    Jeffrey Yao

    450 Broadway St

    Suite 442

    Redwood City, CA 94063

    (650) 721-7618

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    Recognitions

    Publications

    Thumb basal joint: Utilizing new technology for the treatment of a common problem

    JOURL OF HAND THERAPY, 2014

    Biomechanical comparison of 3 methods of scapholute ligament reconstruction.

    jourl of hand surgery, 2014

    The wrist insufflation test

    Arthroscopy, 2014

    Prospective randomized comparison of single-incision and two

    Hand (New York, N.Y.), 2014

    Minimally Invasive Approaches to Ulr-Sided Wrist Disorders

    HAND CLINICS, 2014

    Incidence of Failure of Continuous Peripheral Nerve Catheters for Postoperative Algesia

    jourl of hand surgery, 2014

    Plating of metacarpal fractures with locked or nonlocked screws, a biomechanical study

    Hand (New York, N.Y.), 2013

    The Fragmented Proximal Pole Scaphoid Nonunion Treated With Rib Autograft

    JOURL OF HAND SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 2013

    Outcomes of Ulr Shortening Osteotomy Fixed With a Dymic Compression System

    JOURL OF HAND SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 2013

    Suture-button suspensionplasty for thumb carpometacarpal arthritis: a minimum 2-year follow-up.

    jourl of hand surgery, 2013

    Outcomes of ulr shortening osteotomy fixed with a dymic compression system.

    The Jourl of hand surgery, 2013

    The thumb carpometacarpal joint: atomy, hormones, and biomechanics.

    Instructiol course lectures, 2013

    Suture-Button Suspensionplasty for the Treatment of Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint Arthritis

    HAND CLINICS, 2012

    The Effect of Suture Coated With Mesenchymal Stem Cells

    JOURL OF HAND SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 2012

    Complications of Wrist Arthroscopy

    ARTHROSCOPY-THE JOURL OF ARTHROSCOPIC AND RELATED SURGERY, 2012

    Tumours of the hand

    LANCET ONCOLOGY, 2007

    Arthroscopic Treatment of Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint Arthritis

    Master Skills in Wrist and Elbow Arthroscopy and Reconstruction. Trumb, 2007

    Arthroscopic Techniques for Wrist Arthritis

    Hand Clinics, 2005

    MRI detection of forearm soft tissue injuries with radial head fractures.

    Hand (New York, N.Y.), 2014

    Biomechanical Comparison of Volar Locked Plate Constructs Using Smooth and Threaded Locking Pegs

    ORTHOPEDICS, 2014

    Fracture Fixation

    Plastic Surgery: Hand Volume

    Proximal Pole Scaphoid Nonunions Treated with Rib Autograft

    The Scaphoid

    Elbow Instability

    Musculoskeletal Examition of the Elbow Wrist and Hand

    Diagnosis and Treatment of DRUJ/TFCC Injuries

    Musculoskeletal Examition of the Elbow, Wrist and Hand

    Synthesis and characterization of novel elastomeric poly(D

    EUROPEAN POLYMER JOURL, 2013

    Suture button suspension following trapeziectomy in a cadaver model.

    Hand (New York, N.Y.), 2013

    Preface

    HAND CLINICS, 2012

    Titanium Integration With Bone, Welding

    JOURL OF HAND SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 2012

    Trapezial Metastasis as the First Indication of Primary Non-small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung

    JOURL OF HAND SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 2012

    Lute Fractures in the Face of a Perilute Injury: An Uncommon and Easily Missed Injury Pattern

    JOURL OF HAND SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 2012

    The use of smartphones in hand surgery.

    jourl of hand surgery, 2012

    All-Arthroscopic Repair of Peripheral Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Tears Using FasT-Fix

    HAND CLINICS, 2011

    Optimization of volar percutaneous screw fixation for scaphoid waist fractures using traction

    jourl of hand surgery, 2011

    All-Arthroscopic Repair of Palmer 1B Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Tears Using the FasT

    JOURL OF HAND SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 2011

    Color-Aided Visualization of Dorsal Wrist Ganglion Stalks Aids in Complete Arthroscopic Excision

    ARTHROSCOPY-THE JOURL OF ARTHROSCOPIC AND RELATED SURGERY, 2011

    Viability and Proliferation of Pluripotential Cells Delivered to Tendon Repair Sites Using

    JOURL OF HAND SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 2011

    Arthroscopic repair of the scapholute interosseous ligament.

    Techniques in hand & upper extremity surgery, 2010

    Suture Button Compared With K

    JOURL OF HAND SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 2010

    Suture Button Suspensionplasty After Arthroscopic Hemitrapeziectomy

    ARTHROSCOPY-THE JOURL OF ARTHROSCOPIC AND RELATED SURGERY, 2010

    All-Arthroscopic Repair of Peripheral Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Tears

    OPERATIVE TECHNIQUES IN SPORTS MEDICINE, 2010

    Tourniquet usage in upper extremity surgery.

    jourl of hand surgery, 2010

    Electrocautery Use in Hand Surgery: History, Physics, and Appropriate Usage

    JOURL OF HAND SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 2010

    Perioperative steroid dosing in patients receiving chronic oral steroids

    jourl of hand surgery, 2010

    Referring Physicians' Knowledge of Hand Surgery

    Hand (NY), 2010

    Clinical Assessment of the Wrist

    The Wrist: Diagnosis and Operative Treatment

    Monteggia Fracture-Dislocation Associated with Proximal

    JOURL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 2009

    All-Arthroscopic Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Repair

    JOURL OF HAND SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 2009

    Arthroscopic Treatment of Triangular Fibrocartilage Wrist Injuries in the Athlete

    AMERICAN JOURL OF SPORTS MEDICINE, 2009

    Surgical treatment of thumb carpometacarpal joint arthritis

    Hand (New York, N.Y.), 2008

    Bioactive Sutures for Tendon Repair

    JOURL OF HAND SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 2008

    Early treatment of degenerative arthritis of the thumb carpometacarpal joint

    HAND CLINICS, 2008

    Update on the Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex

    Current Orthopaedic Practice, Zlotolow D (Ed), 2008

    A novel technique of all-inside arthroscopic triangular fibrocartilage complex repair

    ARTHROSCOPY-THE JOURL OF ARTHROSCOPIC AND RELATED SURGERY, 2007

    Soft Tissue Tumors of the Wrist

    The Principles and Practice of Wrist Surgery, 2010

    Soft Tissue Coverage of Fingertip Amputations

    Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, 2010

    Perilute and Lute Dislocations and Greater Arc Injuries

    The Prinicples and Practice of Wrist Surgery, 2010

    Surgical Treatment of Acute and Chronic Paronychia and Felons

    Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, 2010

    Surgical Treatment of Deep Space Infections of the Hand

    Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, 2010

    The History of Distal Radius Fractures

    Fractures and Injuries of the Distal Radius and Carpus: The Cutting Ed, 2009

    Distal Radius Fracture Fixation Systems

    The Fractured Wrist, 2008

    Late reconstruction for ulr nerve palsy

    HAND CLINICS, 2007

    Reduction of high-grade isthmic and dysplastic spondylolisthesis in 5 adolescents.

    American jourl of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.), 2007

    Arthroscopic Treatment of Radial-Sided TFCC Lesions

    Wrist and Hand Arthroscopy - A Practical Approach, Slutsky DJ, ed., 2007

    Bone Grafts and Bone Graft Substitutes in Distal Radius Fractures

    Hand Surgery Update 4, 2007

    The use of bone grafts and bone graft substitutes in distal radius fractures.

    Atlas of Hand Clinics, 2006

    Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint Arthroscopy and Hemitrapeziectomy

    Online protocols, Intertiol Federation of Societies for Surgery of the

    Double Crush Syndrome

    Peripheral Nerve Surgery: Practical Applications in the Upper Extremit, 2006

    Surgical Arthroplasty Options for Rotator Cuff Tear Arthropathy

    Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 2003

    Diagnosis of Acute Cholecystitis

    Jourl of the American College of Surgeons, 2001

    Seroswitch : Adenovirus-mediated in vivo Gene Transfer

    Human Gene Therapy, 1996

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Jeffrey Yao accepting new patients?

    Yes, Dr. Jeffrey Yao is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Dr. Jeffrey Yao offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Yao's office at (650) 721-7618 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Dr. Jeffrey Yao offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Yao's office at (650) 721-7618 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Dr. Jeffrey Yao speak?

    Dr. Jeffrey Yao speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Dr. Jeffrey Yao have?

    Dr. Jeffrey Yao is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

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