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I am a fellowship-trained, Board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, with a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery. It is my goal to partner with you in the assessment and treatment of your hand and upper extremity conditions. Understanding that not every condition is fixable, I am confident that together, we can identify a treatment plan that will optimize your function, minimize your pain, and return you to your life with as little downtime as possible. If you think I can help, please call to make an appointment (510) 540-6800.

Moving Day!Date: May 16, 2016

Friday the 13th would be considered an inauspicious day to move, so we didn’t “officially”

Chip, Implanted in Brain, Helps Paralyzed Man Regain Control of HandDate: April 15, 2016

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Calender - Rebecca S. Yu, MD - Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon

Dr. Yu participates in volunteer activities, offering care and treatment for conditions of the upper extremity to those who might not otherwise have access to such care.

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