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Dr. Jervis Yau, orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in the greater Santa Barbara, California area, has a particular interest in minimally invasive techniques of the shoulder, knee, hip, elbow and ankle, as well as joint preservation and cartilage restoration procedures. He has published articles in peer-reviewed publications, books and orthopedic presentations dedicated to sports medicine and orthopedic conditions and treatments. Dr. Yau graduated from the University of California, San Diego and completed his Doctor of Medicine at New York Medical College where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, followed by his sports medicine fellowship at Sports Orthopedic and Rehabilitation (SOAR). Besides his active orthopedic practice at Ryu Hurvitz Orthopedic Clinic, Dr. Yau is a team physician for Cate School, Bishop Diego High School, Santa Barbara High School, Westmont College Intercollegiate Athletics and the University of California-Santa Barbara Intercollegiate Athletics. He is also a past team physician for the San Francisco Giants, San Francisco Bulls Hockey and ATP/WTA Pilot Pen Tennis Tournament. As a team physician for a number of athletic groups, Dr. Yau is highly experienced at treating athletes and active individuals at all levels. On the academic front, Dr. Jervis Yau, orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in the Santa Barbara area, is on the Membership Committee of Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA). He is also a proud member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.