Dr. Eric Yao, MD

Dr. Eric Yao, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 45
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Dr. Eric Yao, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Salem, OR and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Rush University Medical Center in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

5125 Skyline Rd S

Salem, OR 97306

Contact Information

(503) 361-5400

Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Oregon
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Yao's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yao treats Knee Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Yao treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yao treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Yao treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yao treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Yao treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Yao's conditions and procedures:

ACL Surgery
Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arm Surgery
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Tenotomy
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Excision of Humerus
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Resurfacing
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation
Knee Dislocation Treatment
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Block
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Trigger Finger
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

Health care leader whose mission is to keep you healthy. Under-one-roof convenience, 24-hour advice nurse, and online access to manage your health - anytime.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2004
    Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Residency Hospital
    2004
  • 2000
    Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Internship Hospital
    2000
  • 1999
    Rush University Medical Center
    Medical School
    1999

Awards

Dr. Yao's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Yao

4.7

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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  • Staff friendliness
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I met Dr Yao the day of my surgery. He was so personable, friendly and eased my concerns about my broken elbow which need surgery to repair it. I appreciated his concern for me as I also had a broken rib and broken ligaments to my clavicle. I will recommend him to anyone needing an orthpedic...Read More
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In March 2014 I had a Total Knee Replacement. I was scared to death. Dr.yao assured me I would hate him the first month but after that it was down hill. I never hated h because I new I'd be in pain. After 5 and a half weeks I was so great full for having it done. Pain free. Needy right one done and...Read More
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Thorough, friendly, easily understood. He gave me confidence that his advice was correct.
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The surgery went well and I am recovering rapidly. I've tried hard not to over do my rehabilitation and have followed Dr. Yao's instructions and those of my physical therapist and am progressing toward a full recovery. Hopefully I'll be back to golfing soon. I have truly appreciated the...Read More
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I have recently had a ACL and clavicle (shoulder surgery) from Dr. Yao. Both experiences exceeded my expectation. Everyone on his staff, from top to bottom, have been fantastic to deal with. I have had surgeries before, from different orthopedic doctors. Great in their own right. I would choose...Read More
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Cigna
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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