Dr. Kathy Yu, MD

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Dr. Kathy Yu, MD

Sleep Medicine | Female

Southern California Ear, Nose, and Throat 7677 Center Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 Get Directions
(714) 898-2221

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Dr. Kathy Yu-Syken graduated from the prestigious UCR/UCLA 7-year Biomedical sciences program, Magna Cum Laude. She completed her bi-campus residency...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Sleep Medicine
      • Allergy & Immunology
      • Ear, Nose, and Throat
      • Pediatric Allergy
      • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
      • Rhinology

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      • Otolaryngology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acute Pharyngitis
      • Acute Sinusitis
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Allergic Reaction
      • Allergic Rhinitis
      • Allergies
      • Asthma
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Brain Disorders
      • Bronchitis
      • Cancer
      • Cholesteatoma
      • Chronic Pharyngitis
      • Chronic Sinusitis
      • Chronic Tonsillitis
      • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
      • Cough
      • Deafness
      • Deviated Septum
      • Dizziness
      • Dysphagia
      • Ear Ache
      • Ear Disorders
      • Ear Infection
      • Earwax Buildup
      • Enlarged Turbinates
      • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Head and Neck Infections
      • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
      • Headache
      • Hearing Loss
      • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
      • Labyrinthitis
      • Nasal Obstruction
      • Nasal Polyp
      • Nosebleed
      • Otitis Media
      • Outer Ear Infection
      • Postnasal Drip
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Sinus Disorders
      • Sinusitis
      • Skin Infections
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Snoring
      • Throat Pain
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Thyroid Disease
      • Tinnitus
      • Tonsillitis
      • Vertigo
      • Vocal Cord Nodule

      Procedures Performed

      • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
      • Abscess Incision and Drainage
      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Adenoidectomy
      • Airway Reconstruction Surgery
      • Allergy Testing
      • Allergy Treatment
      • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Balloon Sinuplasty
      • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
      • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
      • Ear Surgery
      • Ear Tube Placement
      • Earlobe Repair
      • Earwax Removal
      • Endoscopic Polypectomy
      • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
      • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
      • ENT Surgery
      • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Excision of Neck Mass
      • Excision of Skin Lesion
      • Foreign Body Removal
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
      • Laceration Repair
      • Laryngoscopy
      • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
      • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Mastoidectomy
      • Microlaryngoscopy
      • Myringotomy
      • Nasal Packing for Epitaxis
      • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
      • Nasal Surgery
      • Nasopharyngoscopy
      • Salivary Gland Surgery
      • Sinus Surgery
      • Skin Lesion Biopsy
      • Sleep Apnea Surgery
      • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Surgical Procedures
      • Thyroid Surgery
      • Thyroidectomy
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Tonsillectomy
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Turbinate Reduction
      • Tympanometry

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      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for California.

      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

        Graduated in 2005

      • Internship Hospital
        New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University Medical Center

        Completed in 2006

      • Residency Hospital
        New York Presbyterian Hospital-University Hospitals Of Columbia and Cornell

        Completed in 2010

      • Undergraduate School
        University of California, Riverside

        Graduated in 2001

      Awards & Recognition

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Chinese
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Sleep Medicine
      • Board certified in Otolaryngology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Yu's Care Philosophy

      Dr. Kathy Yu-Syken graduated from the prestigious UCR/UCLA 7-year Biomedical sciences program, Magna Cum Laude. She completed her bi-campus residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York. She is Board Certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She is also certified in office Balloon Sinuplasty, and has published numerous academic articles.