Jeffrey Yao, MD

Jeffrey Yao, MD
Hand, Wrist & Elbow Co-Chair
Hand, Wrist & Elbow Program Committee
Professor Orthopaedic Surgery
Director, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship
Robert A. Chase Hand and Upper Limb Center
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Stanford University Medical Center
Dr. Yao is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University. Dr Yao has clinical training and interest in the treatment of disorders of the entire upper extremity/limb, including the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder. He is specifically trained in the minimally-invasive and arthroscopic treatment of common upper extremity problems including fractures, arthritis, tendon and ligament injuries, and nerve compression disorders. This minimally-invasive approach is unique and highly sought after by patients.

Dr. Yao graduated from Cornell University Medical College in 1999. His Orthopaedic Surgery residency was completed at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine / NSUH-LIJ Health System in New York in 2004, where he was voted the Surgical Intern of the Year in 2000 and the Orthopaedic Surgery Resident of the Year in 2001. He completed the Hand and Upper Extremity surgical fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and the Philadelphia Hand Center in 2005. He earned his Orthopaedic Surgery Board Certification in 2007. He learned his Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand in 2009.

All Sessions by Jeffrey Yao, MD

TimeProgramTopicFaculty
Saturday, December 11, 2021
Hand, Wrist & Elbow
1:00 PM - 1:05 PM
(5 min)
Welcome & Introduction Hand, Wrist & Elbow
1:05 PM - 1:05 PM
(0 min)
THE HONORED & DISTINGUISHED PROFESSORS SPEAK OUT! NEW & REAFFIRMED CONCEPTS IN THE DISTAL RADIUS FRACTURE TO KEEP YOU OUT OF TROUBLE Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Section Moderator:Jeffrey Yao, MD
2:09 PM - 2:09 PM
(0 min)
Panel: 35-Year-Old Hedge Fund Trader Who Misses His Blackberry With Posttraumatic Paddle Tennis Injury & X-Rays With Eaton Stage 3 CMC Arthrosis Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Panel Moderator:Noah D. Weiss, MD
2:09 PM - 2:15 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Fusion Is The Answer: Watch The Razzle Dazzle In 6 Minutes Hand, Wrist & Elbow
2:15 PM - 2:21 PM
(6 min)
Pro: My Favorite Trapeziectomy Procedure Will Suffice Hand, Wrist & Elbow
2:21 PM - 2:27 PM
(6 min)
Pro: The Atlas Procedure: A New & Anatomic Ligament Reconstruction Hand, Wrist & Elbow
2:27 PM - 2:33 PM
(6 min)
Pro: The Mini-Tightrope Can Save The Day & Solve The Problem Hand, Wrist & Elbow
2:33 PM - 2:39 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Implant Arthroplasty Is The Way To Go: I Have Perfected It, Don't Listen To My Colleagues They Are All Old School Hand, Wrist & Elbow
2:39 PM - 2:39 PM
(0 min)
THE SCAPHOID NONUNION: THE BONE THAT NEVER GOES AWAY Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Section Moderator:Jeffrey Yao, MD
3:05 PM - 3:35 PM
(30 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: The Distal Radius, The Arthritic Wrist & Scaphoid Nonunions Hand, Wrist & Elbow
4:15 PM - 4:15 PM
(0 min)
THE ATHLETIC WRIST INJURY: THE EXPERTS SPEAK OUT Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Section Moderator: Jeffrey Yao, MD
4:15 PM - 4:15 PM
(0 min)
Feature Panel: Understanding The Subtleties Of Hand Surgery & Treatment Of The Athlete Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Panel Moderator:William B. Geissler, MD
4:15 PM - 4:20 PM
(5 min)
Pro: Common & Not-So Common Athletic Wrist Injuries: My Treatment Algorithm Hand, Wrist & Elbow
4:20 PM - 4:28 PM
(8 min)
Pro: Managing Expectations: From High School To The Elite Athlete: What Trainers, Physical Therapists, Coaches & Families Should Expect & What Is Unreasonable Hand, Wrist & Elbow
4:28 PM - 4:36 PM
(8 min)
Pro: The Complexities Of Taking Care Of Professional Athletes: How I Navigate Their Wrist Injuries & The Waters Hand, Wrist & Elbow
4:53 PM - 5:13 PM
(20 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Athletic Wrist Injuries Questions & Answers Hand, Wrist & Elbow
5:23 PM - 5:23 PM
(0 min)
Panel: 53-Year-Old Dentist With Increased Pain & Numbness 1 Week Status Post Carpal Tunnel Release Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Panel Moderator:Steven J. Lee, MD
5:23 PM - 5:28 PM
(5 min)
Pro: Watch & Wait: The Patient Needs To Be Patient Hand, Wrist & Elbow
5:28 PM - 5:33 PM
(5 min)
Pro: Seriously?!? Urgent Re-Exploration With Direct Nerve Repair Hand, Wrist & Elbow
5:33 PM - 5:38 PM
(5 min)
Pro: I Agree! Urgent Re-Exploration With Nerve Reconstruction With The Sural Nerve Hand, Wrist & Elbow
5:38 PM - 5:43 PM
(5 min)
Pro: I Agree But I Have An Easier Answer: Urgent Re-Exploration With Nerve Reconstruction With An Allograft Nerve Hand, Wrist & Elbow
5:43 PM - 5:58 PM
(15 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Carpal Tunnel, Not So Simple, Complications Of Carpal & Cubital Tunnel, The Role Of Allograft Versus Sural Nerve Hand, Wrist & Elbow
5:58 PM - 6:00 PM
(2 min)
Wrap Up & Summary: What I Have Learned Day 1 Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Sunday, December 12, 2021
Hand, Wrist & Elbow
6:55 AM - 7:00 AM
(5 min)
Welcome & Introduction Hand, Wrist & Elbow
3:42 PM - 3:42 PM
(0 min)
THE ACHING WRIST: THE SCAPHOLUNATE LIGAMENT Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Section Moderator:Jeffrey Yao, MD
3:42 PM - 3:42 PM
(0 min)
Debate: The Scapholunate Ligament Tear Rears Its Ugly Head: A Chronic, Reducible Lesion In A 40-Year-Old Vascular Surgeon Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Debate Moderator: Jeffrey Yao, MD
3:42 PM - 3:48 PM
(6 min)
Pro: A Simple Way To Reconstruct With New Technology - Watch Me! Hand, Wrist & Elbow
3:48 PM - 3:54 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Too Late, Salvage Procedure Is The Only Way To Predict No More Pain Hand, Wrist & Elbow
5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
(0 min)
Debate: 44-Year-Old Transcriptionist (Yes, They Still Exist) With Painful Osteoarthritis Of The PIP Of The Small Finger, Dominant Hand Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Debate Moderator: Melvin P. Rosenwasser, MD
5:00 PM - 5:06 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Arthroplasty With Silicone: I Am Not Changing Hand, Wrist & Elbow
5:06 PM - 5:12 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Arthrodesis: Have You Not Learned Anything At This Point Hand, Wrist & Elbow
5:12 PM - 5:16 PM
(4 min)
Rebuttal Hand, Wrist & Elbow
5:16 PM - 5:16 PM
(0 min)
Debate: 17-Year-Old Skier Has A Dominant Thumb UCL Grade II Tear With No Stener Lesion Wanting To Return To The Slopes For The All High School Competition Mid-Season - A Battle Of The Adams Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Debate Moderator: Jeffrey Yao, MD
5:16 PM - 5:21 PM
(5 min)
Pro: He Will Heal In A Splint And Can Ski Immediately Hand, Wrist & Elbow
5:21 PM - 5:26 PM
(5 min)
Pro: This Is His Shot At A Scholarship: Fix It, He Will Return Towards The End Of The Ski Season Hand, Wrist & Elbow
5:26 PM - 5:30 PM
(4 min)
Rebuttal Hand, Wrist & Elbow

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