Dr. Kathy Yu, MD

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Dr. Kathy Yu, MD

Dr. Kathy Yu, MD is a sleep medicine doctor who practices in Huntington Beach, CA. She is 36 years old and has been practicing for 12 years. Dr. Yu is affiliated with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center, Los Alamitos Medical Center, Torrance Memorial Medical Center, St. Mary Medical Center and Miller Children's & Women's Hospital - Long Beach.

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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.

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    Dr. Yu's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
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      GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      31 to 45 minutes
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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.

    Dr. Yu's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  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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    • Otolaryngology

    Conditions Treated

    • Acute Pharyngitis
    • Acute Sinusitis
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Allergic Reaction
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Allergies
    • Asthma
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Brain Disorders
    • Bronchitis
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Cancer
    • Cholesteatoma
    • Chronic Pharyngitis
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Chronic Tonsillitis
    • 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

    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

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Chinese
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

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

    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
    • ENT Surgery
    • Ear Surgery
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • Earlobe Repair
    • Earwax Removal
    • Endoscopic Polypectomy
    • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
    • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
    • 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