Dr. Peter Yu, MD

Dr. Peter Yu, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Peter Yu, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Orange, CA. He graduated from Univ Of Mo Columbia Sch Of Med and specializes in pediatric surgery, critical care surgery, and more.

505 S Main St Ste 225

Orange, CA 92868

Contact Information

(714) 364-4050

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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more than 20% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 12% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 9% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yu "Dr. Yu provides and enjoys the full spectrum of pediatric surgical care, with special clinical interests in fetal surgery, neonatal surgery, thoracic surgery, disorders of the neck and chest wall, and the surgical treatment of hernias."

4  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Thoracic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Achalasia
  • Adrenal Cortex Neoplasms
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Annular Pancreas
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Anorectal Malformations
  • Appendicitis
  • Atresia of Small Intestine
  • Benign Diseases of the Gallbladder
  • Benign Diseases of the Intestine
  • Benign Diseases of the Pancreas
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Choledochal Cyst
  • Cloacal Anomaly
  • Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
  • Empyema
  • Endocrine Tumors of Pancreas
  • Esophageal Atresia With Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  • Fetal Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroschisis
  • Hernia
  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Hydrocele (Pediatric)
  • Ileus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intussusception
  • Liver Tumor
  • Malignant Diseases of the Gallbladder
  • Malignant Diseases of the Intestine
  • Malignant Diseases of the Pancreas
  • Malrotation
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Omphalocele - Exstrophy - Imperforate Anus
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Pediatric Tumor
  • Primary Hyperhidrosis
  • Pulmonary Sequestration
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Teratoma
  • Thoraco Abdominal Enteric Duplication
  • Thymus Disorders
  • Thyroglossal Duct Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Wilms' Tumor
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45  Procedures

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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.


  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ Of Mo Columbia Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of California At San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California At San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Boston Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Peter Yu is absolutely amazing. My daughter had appendicitis two weekends ago and thankfully Dr. Yu was on call that weekend! Dr. Yu not only did an incredible job removing her appendix through her belly button with no other incisions, he also had the best bedside manner of any doctor I have...Read More
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Our daughter was born what is called a diaphragmatic hernia. It was not detected by ultrasound, so it caught us by surprise. She was immediately taken to CHOC NICU to get treatment, where we met Dr. Yu. We went over our options, and decided to go with latroscopic surgery (camera based). I'm happy...Read More
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Amazing Doctor and very great with kids! I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Yu
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