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Dr. Jervis Yau, orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist serving the greater Santa Barbara, California communities, has a particular interest in minimally invasive techniques of the shoulder, knee, hip, elbow and ankle joints, as well as joint preservation and cartilage restoration procedures. He proudly treats these common orthopedic injuries and sports injuries, as well as many others: rotator cuff injuries, frozen shoulder, SC joint injuries, knee ligament injuries, meniscus tears, cartilage injuries, snapping hip syndrome, femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), golfer’s elbow, tennis elbow, ankle instability and Achilles tendon ruptures.

Work experience

2013Present

Orthopedic Physician and Sports Medicine Specialist

Ryu Hurvitz Orthopedic Clinic

Dr. Jervis Yau, orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist serving the greater Santa Barbara, California communities, has a particular interest in minimally invasive techniques of the shoulder, knee, hip, elbow and ankle joints, as well as joint preservation and cartilage restoration procedures.

Education

20122013

Sports Medicine Fellowship

Sports Orthopedic and Rehabiliation (SOAR)
20072012

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation
20032007

M.D.

New York Medical College
19982002

B.S., Animal Physiology and Neuroscience

University of California, San Diego

Society Memberships

  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
    • Membership Committee (2015-present)
  • The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

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