Dr. Cong Yu, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(25)
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Dr. Cong Yu, MD
Dr. Cong Yu, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Seattle, WA. He is 55 years old. Dr. Yu is affiliated with Swedish Medical Center - First Hill Campus and Swedish Medical Center - Issaquah Campus.

600 Broadway Ste 530

Seattle, WA 98122

Contact Information

(206) 386-2013

Dr. Cong Yu, MD

Dr. Cong Yu, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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.

Education

  • Swedish Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Wa School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Yu does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Yu and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Yu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yu to family and friends
2.4
based on 25 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Yu's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Seattle, Wa. |
If you are looking for a physician at Swedish Pain Clinic, avoid Dr. Yu. He is the rudest doctor I have ever encountered. Standing at a lecturn he interrogated me about my medical history. Very cold and detached almost contemptuous. There was no reason for such behavior. I had a solid referral from a respected doctor. I wasn't in need of pain meds. I was interested in any.additional therapies he could offer. He wouldn't give me time to answer the questions he fired at me. Very traumatic for me
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Yu accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Yu has admitting privileges

Swedish Medical Center - First Hill Campus
747 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122
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Swedish Medical Center - Issaquah Campus
751 NE Blakely Dr
Issaquah, WA 98029
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