Dr. Vincent T. Yu, MD

Dr. Vincent T. Yu, MD

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General Surgery | Male | 56 years old

Providing excellent surgical care for everyone.Read more

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2016 Five Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yu to family and friends
4.1
based on 10 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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Experience with Dr. Yu
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Yu's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (10)
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in Canon City, CO |
I went to the emergency room with bad stomach aches and serious nausea. I found out i had a blockage in my intestines. Thank God Dr. Yu was on call. He came in and seen me and told me i needed surgery, and it was probably colon cancer this was on a friday and had me in surgery on saturday morning which i thought was unusual. Surgery was done and all cancer was removed by Dr. Yu. This man was wonderful in the way he talked and explained things to me. Great Dr. and great person.
in Denver, CO |
I had a ulcer that I didn't know I had go bad while I was training in Canon City for work. Dr. Yu fixed me up & was awesome! I had no complaints! Nick Villegas
in Canon City, Co |
He is a good doc. He does a great job @ fixing you right up when you need surgery. Keeps up to date with you and keeps in touch with you. Great Guy.
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Gastroenterology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Vomiting Disorders

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Indiana University School Of Medicine
  • Internship Hospital
    Conemaugh Vly Meml Hospital

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    Conemaugh Vly Meml Hospital

    Completed in 1991

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

    Dr. Yu has no awards or honors listed.

  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

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Dr. Yu's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Yu's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Yu

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Yu's Care Philosophy

Providing excellent surgical care for everyone.