Dr. Kathy Yu, MD

Dr. Kathy Yu, MD

Sleep Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 37
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Kathy Yu, MD is a sleep medicine doctor who practices in Los Alamitos, CA. She is 37 years old and has been practicing for 8 years.

10861 Cherry St Ste 303

Los Alamitos, CA 90720

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Yu's Experience

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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

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yu "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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Specialties

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

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • 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
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nosebleed
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • 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)
  • 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 Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula 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
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Tympanometry

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yu to family and friends
3.0
based on 12 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Yu's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

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Dr. Yu accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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