Dr. Robert A. Yancey, MD

Dr. Robert A. Yancey, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 59 years old

Robert A. Yancey, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement and sports...Read more

Franciscan Orthopedic Associates at St. Anthony
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Robert A. Yancey, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement and sports medicine. He also focuses on...

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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Yancy performed a Higland procedure any reattachment of the Achilles tendon to my left heel. Surgery went extremely smoothly, his staff is outstanding, and wouldn't hesitate to have him perform another surgery if required.
      in Gig Harbor, WA |
      He operated on knee, was unable to fix my knee problem
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Sports Medicine

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Achilles Tendinitis
      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Ankylosing Spondylitis
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Baker’s Cyst
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brachial Plexus Palsy
      • Broken Arm
      • Bunion
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Elbow Bursitis
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Femur Fracture
      • Foot Conditions
      • Foot Fracture
      • Foot Sprain
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Glenoid Labrum Tear
      • Gout
      • Hammer Toe
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Fracture
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hip Fracture
      • Hip Sprain
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Fracture
      • Knee Injuries
      • Knee Sprain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Lupus
      • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
      • Morton's Neuroma
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteopenia
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pediatric Spine Deformities
      • Pelvic Fracture
      • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Plantar Fasciitis
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Rib Fracture
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Runner's Knee
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Scoliosis
      • Sever's Disease
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylitis
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
      • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
      • Trigger Finger
      • Upper Extremity Trauma

      Procedures Performed

      • ACL Surgery
      • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
      • Arm Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • De Quervain's Release
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Excision of Femur or Knee
      • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
      • Foot and Ankle Surgery
      • Fracture Care
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
      • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Hip Replacement
      • Hip Replacement Revision
      • Hip Resurfacing
      • Joint Drainage
      • Joint Replacement Surgery
      • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Replacement
      • Knee Replacement Revision
      • Knee Surgery
      • Minimally Invasive Surgery
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Neuroplasty
      • Partial Shoulder Replacement
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Reconstructive Surgery
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
      • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
      • Shoulder Surgery
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Finger Release
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
      • Wrist Replacement

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Harvard Medical School

        Graduated in 1983

      • Internship Hospital
        Chldns Hospital

        Completed in 1984

      • Residency Hospital
        Massachusetts General Hospital

        Completed in 1990

        Va Mason Hospital

        Completed in 1985

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Ao Switzerland

        Completed in 1990

        Children'S Hospital Boston

        Completed in 1990

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Washington not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Yancey's Care Philosophy

      Robert A. Yancey, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement and sports medicine. He also focuses on arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder and ankle, as well as reconstructive knee surgery. He also has expertise in pediatric orthopedics and in on staff at Seattle Children's Hospital. Dr. Yancey has been extensively involved with local and regional hospital committees and is a frequent speaker on pediatric orthopedic and sports injury as well as joint replacement topics. He has been on the clinical faculty at the University of Washington since 1990 and a board member of the Washington State Orthopedic Association for the past ten years. A sports enthusiast, Dr. Yancey provides services to the Gig Harbor High School and Peninsula High School teams. He has worked in the Philippines, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Afghanistan and Pakistan as a medical volunteer for Health Volunteers Overseas. He enjoys sailing, gardening and traveling.