Dr. Yu was born, raised, and educated in the
He received his undergraduate education at the University
of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where he was a James B. Angell
and Regents-Alumni scholar, graduating with distinction.
He attended Wayne State University School of Medicine,
and went on to ophthalmology training at The Mount Sinai
Medical Center in New York City. He then served 3 years
in the U.S. Air Force, fulfilling his obligation under
the Health Professions Scholarship Program, leaving
with the rank of major.
Dr. Yu has had lengthy experience with refractive
surgery, first with radial keratotomy, and
since 1996, laser vision correction, first with photorefractive
keratectomy (PRK) and then with LASIK.
Dr. Yu keeps current with the latest advances in refractive
surgery by attending scientific seminars and
visiting other refractive surgeons throughout the country,
most recently completing a mini- fellowship with internationally-renowned
Lasik surgeon, Stephen G. Slade, M.D.