Dr. Andrew Yu, MD

Dr. Andrew Yu, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Andrew Yu, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Naperville, IL and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Wright State University Dayton Ohio in 2003 and specializes in pain medicine and physical medicine & rehabilitation.Read his story

720 Brom Ct Ste 201

Naperville, IL 60540

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Yu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Yu "Andrew J. Yu, MD, FIPP earned his Bachelor of Science at the University of Cincinnati. He received his Medical Degree from Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio. His Internship was completed at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and he was selected Chief Resident at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Yu is Board Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and has earned added Board qualifications in Pain Medicine and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. There are less than 50 Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Doctors in Illinois Board Certified in Pain Medicine. There are approximately 150 physicians Board Certified in Electrodiagnostic Medicine in Illinois."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yu "Elite Pain Medical Group's medical mission is to provide personalized, high-quality pain management care for patients suffering with chronic pain. We treat the whole person, not just the pain, body part, or symptom. Our focus is to deliver high quality care using interventional pain techniques to restore their quality of life. We have created a practice that we believe in and treat patients as if they were our own family members."

2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

65  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain


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14  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Cincinnati / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Wright State University Dayton Ohio
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of California
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of North Carolina Hospital At Chapel Hill
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yu to family and friends
20 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Yu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Yu Says:

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Patient Comments (9)

Dr. Andrew J. Yu was one of the best doctors I have seen that conducts the study of the nerves with the EMG testing, he was very gentle and let me know when it was going to be a stronger part of the test. He was compassionate and cares for his patients, and his staff was all outstanding too. I hope...more
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He has treated me with great skill and empathy for 7 years. Were it not for him I likely would have had several very nasty surgeries, which were not guaranteed to relieve my painful symptoms.
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Dr. Yu is a kind empathetic & compassionate Dr who takes the time to listen & deliver options for your ultimate best care. I have built a strong working relationship with Dr Yu & feel very lucky to have him as my Dr. I would highly recommend him to anyone seeking the best care & solutions for your...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Yu for the past 8 years. He is THE BEST doctor you will ever find in the pain management field. Dr. Yu emanates professionalism personified! His demeanor demonstrates compassion, sincerity, honesty and integrity. To sum it up, Dr Yu is likable, humble and easy to talk...more
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I have recommended Dr. Yu to several people and would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone. I have always found him knowledgeable, responsive, and anxious to help relieve my arthritis pain in any way he can. He listens carefully to the patient and recommends courses of action that take into...more
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