Dr. Kathy Yu, MD

Dr. Kathy Yu, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 38
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Dr. Kathy Yu, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Huntington Beach, CA and has been practicing for 8 years. She graduated from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in 2005 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, sleep medicine, and more.Read her story

17742 Beach Blvd Ste 355

Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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. Yu's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Tonsillectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yu performs Tonsillectomy more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Yu performs this procedure more than 100% of her peers

Outer Ear Infection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yu treats Outer Ear Infection more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Yu treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Acute Laryngitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yu treats Acute Laryngitis more than 71% of her peers

Dr. Yu treats this condition more than 71% of her peers

Dr. Yu's conditions and procedures:

Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Adenoidectomy
Airway Reconstruction Surgery
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergies
Allergy Testing
Allergy Treatment
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Asthma
Autoimmune Diseases
Balloon Sinuplasty
Black Eye
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Broken Nose
Cancer
Chronic Pharyngitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Conductive Hearing Loss
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
Deafness
Deviated Septum
Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Ear Disorders
Ear Infection
Ear Surgery
Ear Tube Placement
Earlobe Repair
Earwax Buildup
Earwax Removal
Endoscopic Polypectomy
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
Enlarged Turbinates
ENT Surgery
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Excision of Neck Mass
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
Facial Fracture
Foreign Body Removal
Fracture
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Infections
Head and Neck Surgery
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Headache
Hearing Loss
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Labyrinthitis
Laceration Repair
Laryngitis
Laryngoscopy
Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
Larynx Conditions
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastoidectomy
Microlaryngoscopy
Myringotomy
Nasal Obstruction
Nasal Packing for Epitaxis
Nasal Polyp
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Nasal Surgery
Nasopharyngoscopy
Nosebleed
Oral Cancer
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Perforated Eardrum
Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
Pharyngitis
Postnasal Drip
Pulmonary Disease
Salivary Gland Surgery
Sinus Disorders
Sinus Surgery
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Skin Lesion Biopsy
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Apnea Surgery
Sleep Disorders
Snoring
Sore Throat
Surgical Procedures
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tinnitus
Tongue Cancer
Tonsil Cancer
Tonsillectomy
Tonsillitis
Tracheal Surgery
Turbinate Reduction
Tympanometry
Vertigo
Vocal Cord Nodule
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Vocal Cord Polyp

About Me

Care Philosophy

Quality care in a caring but efficient environment

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2010
    New York Presbyterian Hospital-University Hospitals Of Columbia and Cornell
    Residency Hospital
    2010
  • 2006
    New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    2006
  • 2005
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
    Medical School
    2005
  • 2001
    University of California, Riverside
    Undergraduate School
    2001

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Yu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Yu

3.4

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
53.333333333333336%
(8)
4 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(5)

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Dry Yu and her staff are a wonderful team. I can't say enough about the attention to detail and care that they have shown.
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I have seen 3 other ENT's and many other DR's and NONE are more diligent than DR. Yu-Syken. She is pro-active, and spends alot of time listening to patient's needs and symptoms. Dr. Yu-Syken personally followed up getting lab results, while being put on-hold for 10 minutes. No Dr. does that! She...Read More
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