Hip Surgeon

Board Certified Hip Surgeon & Hip Specialist Treating Patients in the Greater Santa Barbara Communities As one of the body’s largest joints, the hip is a sophisticated structure composed of numerous ligaments, tendons, muscles and bones. The ball-and-socket joint is formed by the acetabulum (socket) and the femoral head (ball). The hip joint allows a [...]

Hip Arthroscopy

Hip Arthoscopy Surgeon Are you an athlete who participates in contact sports? If so, you may be at risk of developing a hip injury. Hip arthroscopy in an important surgical technique designed to treat an extensive array of hip injuries in a minimally invasive way with limited soft tissue damage. Hip [...]


Femoroplasty for Cam Impingement (FAI) Surgeon Are you an athlete who participates in sports activities requiring repetitive motion of the hip? If so, you may be at risk of Femoroacetabular impingement, otherwise known as FAI. FAI is a condition marked by abnormal contact between the hip bones causing impingement and pain. [...]

Chondroplasty & Hip Microfracture

Chondroplasty & Hip Microfracture Surgeon Do you have articular cartilage damage from an accident, sports injury or from overuse? Arthroscopic chondroplasty and microfracture is a procedure performed on patients who have articular cartilage injuries without exposed bony surfaces. Hip chonroplasty and microfracture surgeon, Dr. Jervis Yau performs this specialized surgery on [...]


Acetabuloplasty for Pincer Impingement Surgeon Have you been diagnosed with an abnormality in the hip bone called Femoroacetabular Impingement or FAI? FAI is a condition which causes pain, pinching and eventually damage to the cartilage of the hip. FAI and hip impingement surgeon Dr. Jervis Yau provides diagnosis and both surgical [...]

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