Conrad O. Yu, M.D.

Medical School
University of Wisconsin Medical School
Madison
Internship
University of Connecticut
Farmington
Residency
University of Connecticut
Fellowship
Hand and upper extremity surgery at Tufts New England Medical Center,
Boston
Board Certifications

Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Subspecialty certificate in surgery of the hand

Affiliations
  • Affinity Surgery Center
  • Centennial Hills Hospital Medical Center
  • MountainView Hospital & Medical Center
  • Sahara Surgery Center
  • Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center
  • Southwest Medical Associates Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Specialty Surgery Center
  • Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center
  • Summerlin Hospital Medical Center
  • Sunrise Hospital Medical Center
  • The Surgical Center at Tenaya
  • University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
  • Valley Hospital Medical Center
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Biography

Conrad O. Yu, M.D., joined Nevada Orthopedic & Spine Center in 2004. His areas of expertise are athletic and traumatic injuries to the hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder and knee. He also has special interests in repetitive use injuries, arthroscopic surgeries and arthritis of the hand, wrist and elbow.

Dr. Yu keeps current on surgical methods and orthopedic advances by attending meetings, classes and seminars that focus on general orthopedic and upper extremity subspecialty education. He is dedicated to educating the next generation of physicians and serves as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.
Dr. Yu graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin in 1994, earning a bachelor of science in molecular biology. During his undergraduate years, Dr. Yu completed extensive research on breast cancer with his work being published in the peer-reviewed journal ‘Endocrine.’

In 1998, he received his doctor of medicine from the University of Wisconsin Medical School where he was class president and continues to serve on its alumni board of directors. Following medical school, Dr. Yu completed his internship and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Connecticut in 2002. During his training, he did research on elbow instability, biceps tendon ruptures and pediatric fractures. He participated in the care of the athletes on the University of Connecticut’s NCAA championship-winning men’s and women’s basketball teams.

Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Yu pursued an additional year of fellowship training, specializing in hand, wrist and elbow surgery at Tufts University in Boston. During this time, he worked under the guidance of several world-renowned hand surgeons at the New England Medical Center and New England Baptist Hospital. He also completed research on the surgical treatment of tennis elbow and served as a clinical instructor in orthopedic surgery for Tufts University School of Medicine.

Dr. Yu was raised in New London, WI.

Publications
  • Yu CO & Caputo AS. “Acute Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture: The use of a single anterior incision and transosseous sutures for repair.” Oper Tech Sports Med, 11:51-54, 2003.

  • Mahvi DM, Carper SW, Yu CO, McCausland TA, Storm FK. “Toremifene, a Novel Antiestrogen Can Overcome hsp-27 Induced Drug Resistance In Human Breast Cancer Cells.” Endocrine. 4:269-275, 1996.

 


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