Dr. Jack Yu, MD

Dr. Jack Yu, MD

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Pediatric Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o
(14)

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Dr. Jack Yu, MD is a pediatric plastic surgery specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in pediatric plastic surgery, general surgery, and more.

Augusta University Medical Office Building

1447 HARPER ST

Augusta, GA 30912
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus

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Top Care Areas

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

Excision of Skin Lesion
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more than 11% of peers
Cancer
normal
more than 5% of peers
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
normal
more than 2% 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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yu "Augusta University Health is a world-class health care network offering the most comprehensive care in the region, where your health is our priority. As leaders in patient- and family-centered care, our physicians partner with our patients, their families, and other specialty physicians to provide an unmatched level of care. As the only academic medical center in the area, our patients receive the compassionate care they deserve along with leading-edge research and technologies not found anywhere else in the region."

3  Specialties

  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

17  Conditions Treated

  • Acrocephalosyndactyly
  • Benign Tumor
  • Branchial Clefts - Characteristic Facies - Growth Retardation - Imperforate Nasolacrimal Duct
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Palate
  • Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemangioma
  • Hidradenitis
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pediatric Head and Neck Masses
  • Pierre Robin Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Syndactyly
  • Vascular Malformations

15  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Breast Reduction
  • Cleft Lip and Palate Repair
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • Craniotomy
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Laser Surgery
  • Myocutaneous Flaps
  • Osteotomy
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Indiana University / School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Chldns Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

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

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yu to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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 was wonderful! I would recommend Dr. Yu to anyone!
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Thanks so much for taking the time to review Dr. Yu. Feedback like yours is what helps us continue to provide excellent health care to our community. Thank you for choosing Augusta University Health.

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Very patient and informative. He does EXCEPTIONAL with surgeries (mandibular distraction for my son). We love him.
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