Jack C. Yu, MD, DMD, MS Ed, FACS, FADI

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Jack C. Yu, MD, DMD, MS Ed, FACS, FADI

Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Adult
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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Jack C. Yu, MD, DMD, MS Ed, FACS, FADI

"America's Top Doctors" - 2010 Eighteen GRHealth physicians have been selected for inclusion in 2010 Americas Top Doctors, a national patient reference guide published by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. The book, which identifies the top 1 percent of physicians in the nation, helps patients find the top specialists in any given medical field. Dr. Jack C. Yu, Pediatric Plastic Surgery. Dr. Yu is Professor and Chief of the Section of Plastic Surgery. His clinical interests include traditional aesthetic surgeries such as facelift, blepharoplasties, lip augmentations, and rhinoplasties. His research interests focus on cyclic stimulation of the musculo-skeletal system to prevent age-related bone and muscle loss.

  • Clinical Interests

    Cleft lip repair
    Cleft palate repair
    Craniosynostosis correction
    Ear reconstruction
    Jaw surgeries
    Post-traumatic craniofacial reconstruction
    Breast reduction
    Face lift
    Brow lift
    Blepharoplasty
    Neck lift
    Liposuction

  • Research Interests

    How to maximize the beneficial effects of whole body vibration? The recent realization that bone actually is also an endocrine organ has permitted the design and gradual implementation of protocols to leverage this property. Our research group is also focused on the harvesting and enrichment of adult mesenchymal stem cells from common sources such as fat for therapeutic uses. In particular, the healing and repair of complex wounds.

  • Specialties

    Pediatric Plastic Surgery

    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Adult

    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

  • Language(s)

    English;Mandarin

Positions

Chief, Section of Plastic Surgery

Director of Craniofacial Center

Milford B. Hatcher Professor of Surgery

Certifications

American Board of Surgery - Certified

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania - 1985

Internship: General Surgery, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, 1991

Residency: Plastic Surgery, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, 1993

Fellowship: Craniofacial Surgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1994

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