Dr. Edmund Yu
Board Qualified Foot and Ankle Surgeon
Edmund Yu, DPM
Dr. Yu specializes in the treatment of a variety of orthopaedic and podiatric conditions and performs several procedures including:
- Arthroscopic procedures
- Sports Medicine
- Foot and Ankle Trauma
- Foot and Ankle Reconstruction for Adults and Children
About Dr. Yu
Dr. Edmund Yu is proud to join Northern California Orthopaedic Associates as a Board Qualified Foot and Ankle Surgeon to serve his hometown. He is qualified to treat a variety of foot and ankle problems including sports injuries, deformities, fractures, arthritis and skeletal reconstruction for adults and children.
He is a local Elk Grove native and honored to serve the community that supported him. He received his undergraduate Bachelors of Science in Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior from University of California, Davis in 2010. His experience with sports injuries and recurring ankle sprains in competitive tennis at UC Davis led him to pursue a career in podiatry. Upon graduation, he worked as a clinical research coordinator with UC Davis Medical Center focusing on prostate cancer clinical trials while volunteering with local health clinics serving the underserved Asian American population of Sacramento. Dr. Yu completed his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University with Honors in 2017.
Following his graduation, he completed a three-year residency training focused on comprehensive podiatric medicine and surgery at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego, a UC San Diego Medical School teaching affiliate and Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Consortium in 2020. Dr. Yu received awards for his original scientific research during residency, including first place at the annual Jack and Sue Geller Awards followed by a publication in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. His training background in learning from renowned orthopaedic and podiatric surgeons makes him highly qualified to treat your foot and ankle problems.
Dr. Yu is an Associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, member of American Podiatric Medical Association, California Podiatric Medical Association and Sacramento Valley Podiatric Medical Society.
He is dedicated to providing his patients with the latest technology and evidence-based treatment plans catered to each individual. As an avid tennis player and snowboarder, he understands the importance of your lower extremity mechanics and will work with you to maximize results and return to activity. Your goals are his goals.
While not at work, Dr. Yu enjoys time with his fiancé, Lisa and try to be weekend foodies. He also enjoys tennis, basketball, swimming and planning to make the switch to skiing from snowboarding after 10 years.
- Undergraduate: University of California, Davis
- Medical: California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University
- Podiatric Surgery Residency: Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego/Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Consortium
- American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
- American Podiatric Medical Association
- California Podiatric Medical Association
- Sacramento Valley Podiatric Association – Vice President