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Christine Yu, D.P.M.

Christine Yu, D.P.M.Christine Yu completed her undergraduate studies in New York University. Dr. Yu went on to receive her doctorate from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. She served as Chief Resident at the Department of Veteran Affairs NY Harbor Health Systems (covering both Manhattan and Brooklyn locations), where she received extensive training in reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle, wound care, lower extremity trauma, biomechanics, and diabetic limb salvage. She is committed to providing the most exceptional and compassionate care to each patient she treats.

As a former competitive handball player and swimmer, Dr. Yu has had her fair share of lower extremity injuries and a variety of lower extremity pathologies. In addition to being a foot and ankle surgeon, she is a wife and mom to son Evan. In her free time, she loves to travel, and spend time with family and friends. Dr. Yu is fluent in Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese) and English.

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Residency, July 2016 – June 2019
Department of Veterans Affairs – NY Harbor Healthcare System

Chief Surgical Resident, April 2018 – June 2019
Banner Dessert Medical Center – Mesa, AZ

Surgical Resident, 2016 – 2018
Banner Dessert Medical Center – Mesa, AZ

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, August 2012 – May 2016
New York College of Podiatric Medicine – New York, NY

Bachelor of Arts and Science in East Asian Studies, Pre-Medicine, September 2007 – May 2011
New York University – New York, NY

CERTIFICATIONS AND AWARDS

June 2019 – PMSR / RRA Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency with Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Certification

August 2017 – PRESENT Podiatry Rumble 3rd Place

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

  • New York State Podiatric Medical Association: 2015 – Present
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons: 2016 – Present
  • American Podiatric Medical Association: 2015 & 2016