Jervis Yau, MD

Jervis Yau, M.D. is an orthopedic surgeon with sub-specialty fellowship training in Sports Medicine. Dr. Yau has experience caring for athletes of all ages and focuses on restoring maximal function through both non-operative and operative management. Dr. Yau has particular interest in joint preservation through minimally invasive surgical techniques of the knee, shoulder, hip, elbow and ankle. He has additional training in cartilage restoration techniques including autologous chondrocyte implantation (Genzyme). Dr. Yau is also proficient in orthopedic trauma and fracture care.

Dr. Yau graduated cum laude from UC San Diego with a degree in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience. He then attended New York Medical College, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Yau completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Yale New Haven Hospital, followed by additional fellowship training in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at Sports Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Medicine Associates in Redwood City, CA.

Dr. Yau has team coverage experience at the collegiate and professional levels including the San Francisco Giants. He is proud to serve as the team physician for UC Santa Barbara, Westmont College, Santa Barbara High, Bishop Diego and the Cate School.