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

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  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • MultiPlan Test
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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Yu's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yu performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 12% of his peers

Dr. Yu performs this procedure more than 12% of his peers

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yu performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Yu performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Yu's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Adrenal Cortex Neoplasms
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Annular Pancreas
Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
Anorectal Malformations
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Atresia of Small Intestine
Benign Diseases of the Gallbladder
Benign Diseases of the Intestine
Benign Diseases of the Pancreas
Biliary Atresia
Blood Disorders
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Cancer Surgery
Central Line Insertion
Choledochal Cyst
Circumcision, Infant
Cloacal Anomaly
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation
Crohn's Disease
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
Endocrine Tumors of Pancreas
Esophageal Atresia With Tracheoesophageal Fistula
Esophageal Dilatation
Esophageal Surgery
Fetal Disorders
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastric Tube Insertion
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Heart Surgery
Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
Hernia Repair
Hirschsprung's Disease
Hydrocele (Pediatric)
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
Liver Resection
Liver Tumor
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Resection
Lung Surgery
Malignant Diseases of the Gallbladder
Malignant Diseases of the Intestine
Malignant Diseases of the Pancreas
Mediastinal Tumors
Necrotizing Enterocolitis
Omphalocele - Exstrophy - Imperforate Anus
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pectus Excavatum
Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Pediatric Trauma
Pediatric Trauma Management
Pediatric Tumor
Port Placements or Replacements
Primary Hyperhidrosis
Pulmonary Sequestration
Pyloric Stenosis
Pyloromyotomy, Laparoscopic 
Rectal Prolapse
Short Bowel Syndrome
Small Bowel Surgery
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Soft Tissue Surgery
Surgery, Trauma
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms
Thoraco Abdominal Enteric Duplication
Thymus Disorders
Thyroglossal Duct Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Surgery
Tracheal Surgery
Tumor Resection
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Undescended Testicles
Vascular Malformations
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wilms' Tumor

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.


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

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery


  • Children'S Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Boston Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
  • University of California At San Diego
    Residency Hospital
  • University of California At San Diego
    Internship Hospital
    Medical School
  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School


  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • English


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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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Regional Pref Network EPO
Regional Pref Network HMO
Regional Pref Network HMO+
Regional Pref Network POS+
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Blue Cross Blue Shield Test
Blue Card Test PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Community Blue PPO
Choice Care PPO
Keystone Health Plan East
Keystone Health Plan East HMO
MultiPlan Test
MultiPlan Test PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO
Oxford Liberty

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