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Dr. Paul Yau, board certified physician, received his fellowship training in joint replacement and adult reconstructive surgery from the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, MO. He currently serves as the chair of the orthopedic department at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and coordinates the hip fracture and joint replacement service. His specialty practice keeps him current with the latest surgical techniques and advances in orthopedic care including hip arthroscopy and anterior hip replacement. Dr. Yau is dedicated to providing the highest level of comprehensive patient care – from diagnosis through recovery – making it a comfortable experience for both patients and their families. Professional associations include membership in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and Arthroscopy Association of North America. ORTHOPAEDIC SPECIALTY • Minimally Invasive Surgery • Rapid Recovery Joint Replacement Techniques • Arthroscopy and Joint Preservation Surgery HIP SURGERY • Anterior Hip Replacement • Hip Resurfacing • Revision Surgery • Hip Arthroscopy - FAI, Labral Repair • Hip Preservation - Labral Reconstruction, Cartilage Restoration KNEE SURGERY • Quadriceps Sparing Knee Replacement • Revision Surgery • Knee Arthroscopy - Meniscal Repair • Knee Preservation - Ligament Reconstruction, Cartilage Restoration Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics offers nine locations to better serve you in Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Lenoir City, Crossville, and Sevierville in East Tennessee.
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This content was provided by Dr. Yau "Allison Hixson, NP and Paul Yau, MD aim to provide comprehensive orthopaedic care for hip and knee conditions to keep people active. We offer the full spectrum of options from strategies to preserve the native joint (supplements, braces, medicines, injections, arthroscopy and joint preservation procedures) extending to complete reconstruction via minimally invasive surgical techniques and modern rapid recovery protocols (including partial knee replacement, quadriceps sparing total knee arthroplasty and direct anterior hip replacement)."
Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthritis of the Elbow
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Difficulty With Walking
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Excision of Femur or Knee
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Replacement Revision
Knee Cartilage Repair
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Nerve Block, Somatic
Partial Knee Replacement
Peripheral Nerve Block
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
0 Malpractice Claims
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No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
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University Of Alberta Faculty Of Medicine and Dentistry
Undergraduate School | Graduated
R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci
Medical School | Graduated 2005
University Of California At San Francisco
Internship Hospital | Completed
University Of Illinois At Chicago
Residency Hospital | Completed
Washington University School Of Medicine / Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Fellowship Hospital | Completed
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
Dr. Yau has no media or publications listed.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member