Brad Yoo, MD, is a board-certified orthopaedic trauma surgeon and associate professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation. He specializes in treating severe fractures, post-fracture complications, as well as deformities and arthritis of the lower extremity.
Born and raised in Connecticut, Dr. Yoo graduated cum laude from Cornell University. He obtained his medical degree from New York Medical College in 2000 where he first found his passion in orthopaedics. Next came a residency in Baltimore, Maryland, at the University of Maryland Medical Center, the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, and the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He then spent a fellowship year specializing in orthopaedic trauma at the Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, an internationally recognized trauma center and the birthplace of the 911 first responder system.
Dr. Yoo has more than a decade of experience treating patients and educating residents at tertiary level one trauma centers. Prior to joining Yale in 2018, Dr. Yoo spent eight years at the University of California, Davis Medical Center, and most recently was chief of orthopaedic trauma at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon.
Dr. Yoo believes in the golden rule. He appreciates that injury can be an anxiety-provoking, disruptive event to both patients and their families. Through patient education, he hopes to make patients feel more comfortable with their conditions. With precise surgical intervention, he strives to get patients back to their original functional status.