Dr. Vincent Yu, MD

Dr. Vincent Yu, MD

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58 y/o
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Dr. Vincent Yu, MD is a general surgery specialist in Canon City, CO and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine and specializes in general surgery and gastroenterology.

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Ulcer
very high
more than 90% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 89% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yu "Providing excellent surgical care for everyone."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • 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

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Conemaugh Vly Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Conemaugh Vly Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Yu does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Yu and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

St. Thomas More Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Yu is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Yu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yu to family and friends
4.3
based on 12 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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

Dr. Yu's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Yu is very good at giving thorough and complete explanations of your condition and the prognosis and procedure, and in a way that is totally understandable. He takes his time with you, being very caring and compassionate and answering all your questions. He is very intellegent and listens,...more
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I had an ulcer perferat and was defacating I'm my body cavity. I woke up in severe pain. I went to the E.R. in Canon. They acted like I was there trying to get pain meds. After blood work and white count at 29,000 did the hospital do something. Dr Yu was on duty that day. He and his surgical staff...more
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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...more
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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
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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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