Dr. Rebecca Yu, MD

Dr. Rebecca Yu, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Rebecca Yu, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery specialist in Berkeley, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery and orthopedic hand surgery.Read her story

3000 Colby St Ste 301

Berkeley, CA 94705

Contact Information

(510) 540-6800

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Yu performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 99% of peers
Elbow Bursitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Yu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Yu "I am a fellowship-trained, Board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, with a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery. It is my goal to partner with you in the assessment and treatment of your hand and upper extremity conditions. Understanding that not every condition is fixable, I am confident that together, we can identify a treatment plan that will optimize your function, minimize your pain, and return you to your life with as little downtime as possible. You can find more information about me at rebeccasyumd.com. If you think I can help, please call to make an appointment."

2  Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture
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32  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery
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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

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • St Luke's Roosevelt Hsp Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • The Philadelphia Hand Center, Thomas Jefferson University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Yu's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yu to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Yu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Yu examined my crooked finger, diagnosed the problem (broken tendon), confirmed it right then by fluoroscope (in the Berkeley office), splinted it, and sent me on my way after explaining what outcome to expect and how long it would take. She explained everything carefully and answered my...more
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I met Dr. Yu when she worked at Kaiser. I had fallen off my bike and had a torn ligament on my hand. She preformed my surgery and now, three years later, my incision is barely visable. Even better, I have the same range of movement in both hands. She is amazing! She was so patient in answering all...more
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