Dr. Andrew Yun, MD

Dr. Andrew Yun, MD

Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
49 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Andrew Yun, MD is a joint replacement orthopedic surgery specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Stanford University in 1995 and specializes in joint replacement orthopedic surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

Hip & Pelvis Institute St Johns

2001 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 760W

Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Carecentrix Health Plan
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


See how frequently Dr. Yun performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Knee Replacement
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Yun's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Yun "Dr. Andrew Yun, MD is an Orthopedic Surgeon Specializes in Hip and Knee Replacement and Orthopedic Surgery Professional Associations American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgones Diplomate – American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons Awards & Accolades Ranked Top Program in the Nation for Hip Replacement by Consumer Reports Magazine, 2015, Program Director Ranked Top Program in California for Knee Replacement by Consumer Reports Magazine, 2015, Program Director Healthgrades 5 Star Total Hip Replacement, 2015, Program Director Healthgrades 5 Star Total Knee Replacement, 2015, Program Director Harvard award for surgical excellence, 2000 Harvard cave research award, 2000 "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yun "We are leaders in Joint Replacement. Serving Southern California and beyond, we help patients suffering with arthritis pain return to a healthy, active lifestyle. Through a combination of personalized medicine and innovative surgical treatments our patients recover comfortably and quickly. Patients are on their feet again the same day of surgery with our unique Rapid Recovery Protocols. Our physicians are Board Certified and recognized experts in Orthopaedic Surgery. We are proud to offer exciting advances in hip resurfacing, joint replacement, and minimally invasive surgery."


  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Joint Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain


  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Princeton U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Harvard Med Sch-Beth Israel Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard Med Sch MA Gen
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cornell Med Ctr-Ny Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yun has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Providence Saint John's Health Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Joint Replacement Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Yun is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Yun's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yun to family and friends
based on 29 total reviews (13 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Yun's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

I had my RHR 10 years ago with Dr. Yun and my LHR replaced 9 months ago. I am an RN and would only recommend Dr. Yun for hip replacement. I am very active and had almost no down time with a total hip replacement . Immediately after surgery you are up walking around. Came home 24 hours later with...more
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After months of research I had Dr. Yun do a total hip replacement. I am now 11 wks out and results are fantastic! I flew into Santa Monica on Sept 19th, had pre-op on the 20th, surgery on the 21st, Was walking at 2:pm same day. Checked out on the 22nd. At 5 days I flew home. In 2 weeks I was...more
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Dr. Yun has replaced both hips and my right knee...all at separate times of course. I was off the serious pain meds in one week and was driving after 7 days (after I came home). My knee took slightly longer but again driving after two weeks. I have recomended him to others and they all highly...more
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After consulting 12 other surgeons , it was clear as soon as I met Dr. Yun that he was the best. This guy is brilliant. He tells you it like it is. He says at 2-3 weeks, you can go back to work. At 3 weeks after total hip replacement , I am walking an hour a day and amazed because I had been in...more
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Dr. Yun has replaced both my knees and did an excellent job! I was up walking within a very short time and had no complications either time. He is straight forward and doesn't mess around. I trust him implicitly.
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