Philip S. Yuan, MD

Dr. Yuan is a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon and fellowship trained spinal surgeon. He specializes in the treatment of all spinal disorders including the neck and back (cervical, thoracic, lumbar). He emphasizes non-surgical treatment and considers surgery only when absolutely necessary to improve a patient’s quality of life. He is well trained in minimally invasive techniques and is actively involved in cutting edge research to help further improve treatment options for his patients. He has published numerous research articles and presented both nationally and internationally.

He practices out of Memorial Orthopedic Surgical Group. He has served previously as Vice Chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Long Beach Memorial and is the current Chairman of the department. Currently he is the only physician at Long Beach Memorial that has focused his practice solely on spinal surgery; allowing him to keep up to date on all less invasive surgical options. Dr. Yuan has been praised for his compassion and love for the patient.

This physician is a member of MemorialCare Physician Society which drives clinical outcomes and performance for MemorialCare Health System.

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Spine Surgery

Areas of Interest

Education

Type:
Medical Education
Institution:
University of Michigan Medical School
Date Completed:
June 30 1997
Type:
Residency
Institution:
UC San Diego Medical Center
Date Completed:
2003
Type:
Fellowship
Institution:
Rothman Institute - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Date Completed:
2004

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