Dr. David Yu, MD

Dr. David Yu, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. David Yu, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Pasadena, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Bowman Gray School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology.

10 Congress St Ste 340

Pasadena, CA 91105

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
very high
more than 96% of peers
Nearsightedness
very high
more than 96% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Yu's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

76  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Colored Haloes Similar to that of Glaucoma
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Cornea Guttata With Anterior Polar Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Dystrophy
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Genetic Eye Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Associated With Systemic Abnormalities
  • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hazy Vision
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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21  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Pigmentation Removal
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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.

Education

  • Ucla-University Of Ca At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Bowman Gray School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • La County+Usc Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Wake Forest Eye Center, Bowman Gray School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Georgetown University Center For Sight
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Pasadena Magazine "Top Doctors", 2012
  • EyeCare America Volunteer, 2002-Prese
Media & Publications

Dr. Yu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yu's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yu to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Yu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Yu is always prompt, thorough, friendly and kind.
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