About Us

A Few Words about

Dr Raymond Yu

MBBS, BMedSci (Hons), MSurgSci, 

FRACS (Ortho), FAOrthA

Dr Raymond Yu is an Australian Orthopaedic Surgeon based in Adelaide, South Australia. He specialises in surgery of the Upper Limb (Shoulder, Elbow and Wrist) with a passion for modern keyhole or minimally-invasive techniques, and accelerating post-operative recovery. He has a special interest in the management of both sports injuries and arthritis of the shoulder.

Dr Yu was raised and educated in Adelaide, South Australia. He graduated from the University of Adelaide Medical School in 2010, before completing further postgraduate research degrees. He was awarded an Honours degree in Medical Science (First Class) and a Masters degree in Surgical Science by the University of Adelaide.

After completing advanced training in Orthopaedic Surgery with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the Australian Orthopaedic Association, he undertook further Upper Limb subspecialty training at the highly-esteemed Sydney Shoulder Research Institute, as well as France and London with internationally recognised experts.

He practices a philosophy of patient-centred and tailored management, with goals to relieve pain, restore function, and return patients to their previous activities.

When not in the clinic or operating theatre, Dr Yu enjoys chasing his young son and daughter, as well as playing basketball and hitting the gym.

I AM Always

Happy to help

“When it comes to your shoulder, elbow or wrist problem, our team is focused on providing you the best possible outcome and experience”

Dr Raymond Yu
Adelaide Orthopaedic Surgeon

Why Choose Us

Exceptional training



Dr Yu is an expert-trained Australian Orthopaedic Surgeon, with Australian and international post-fellowship subspecialty training in Upper Limb Surgery, including a Clinical Fellowship at the Sydney Shoulder Research Institute.

Rapid assessment



Dr Yu is able to offer a rapid assessment clinic for injuries and trauma that can't wait.

tailored surgical excellence


Dr Yu is a Co-Director of Orthopaedics 360, a trusted Orthopaedic group focused on combining refined surgical technique with tailored patient care.

modern treatment



Dr Yu's practice is driven by the latest in evidence-based medicine and surgery. He has a particular passion for minimally-invasive techniques and rapid recovery after surgery.

My goals as a surgeon are to relieve your pain, restore your function, and return you back to doing what you love.

Dr Raymond Yu 

Adelaide Orthopaedic Surgeon

Swimmer shoulder

Credentials and Affiliations

Dr Raymond Yu

Further information

Qualifications and Licenses

Fellow – Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Orthopaedic Surgery) (2020)

Fellow – Australian Orthopaedic Association (2020)

Licence to Operate Radiation Apparatus – Environmental Protection Authority

AHPRA Specialist Registration

 

Education

Postgraduate

Master of Surgical Science – University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia (2011)

Bachelor of Medical Science (First Class Honours) – University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia (2009)

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery – University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia (2010)

Secondary Education 

St Michael’s College – Henley Beach, South Australia. TER 99.95 (2003)

 

Current appointments

Consultant – Department of Orthopaedics & Trauma – Hand and Upper Limb Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia

2012-2023 Clinical Associate Lecturer – School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences

The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia

 

Previous appointments

2020 Clinical Fellow in Shoulder & Elbow Surgery – Sydney Shoulder Research Institute, Royal North Shore Hospital – Sydney, NSW. Supervisors: Dr Ben Cass, Dr Allan Young and Dr Jeffrey Hughes

2020 Clinical Fellow in Shoulder Surgery – Alps Shoulder Institute, Clinique Generale – Annecy, France. Supervisor: Dr Laurent Lafosse

2019 Accredited Orthopaedic Trainee SET 5

Feb – Aug 2019 Lyell McEwin Hospital – Senior Registrar / Upper Limb

Aug – Jan 2020 Royal Adelaide Hospital – Senior Registrar / Arthroplasty

2018 Accredited Orthopaedic Trainee SET 4

Feb – Aug 2018 Sportsmed SA – Upper Limb and Sports

Aug – Jan 2019 The Queen Elizabeth Hospital – Senior Registrar

2017 Accredited Orthopaedic Trainee SET 3

Feb – Aug 2017 Royal Adelaide Hospital – 051 Arthroplasty Senior Registrar

Aug – Jan 2018 Women’s & Children’s Hospital

2016 Accredited Orthopaedic Trainee SET 2

Feb – Aug 2016 The Queen Elizabeth Hospital – Arthroplasty Registrar

Aug – Jan 2017 Lyell McEwin Hospital – Senior Registrar

2015 Accredited Orthopaedic Trainee SET 1

Feb – July 2015 Royal Adelaide Hospital – Trauma / Arthroplasty

August – Jan 2016 Royal Darwin Hospital – Trauma / Arthroplasty

2014 Non-Accredited Orthopaedic Registrar

Feb – July 2014 Royal Adelaide Hospital

August – Jan 2015 The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

2013 Non-Accredited Orthopaedic Registrar

Feb – July 2013 Modbury Public Hospital

August – Jan 2014 Lyell McEwin Hospital

2012 Surgical Resident Medical Officer – Royal Adelaide Hospital

∙ Orthopaedic Surgery ∙ Trauma Surgery

∙ General Surgery Relief ∙ Spinal Surgery

2011 Intern – Royal Adelaide Hospital

∙ Rehabilitation Medicine ∙ General Medicine

∙ Emergency Medicine ∙ Orthopaedic Surgery

 

Awards

2010 SA Board in General Surgery Registrar’s Paper Day Judges Prize – “Best overall presentation” 

2009 The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Research Day Honours Prize – “Best paper”

2009 The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Honours Scholarship – The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Research Foundation

2008 Top Scholars Award in Obstetrics & Gynaecology Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Adelaide

2008 Adelaide University Surgical Society Surgical Case Competition First Prize – “Best presentation” 

2006 Heart Foundation Vacation Research Scholarship – National Heart Foundation of Australia

2003 SA Bronze Bragg Medal for Physics (Highest score in South Australia)

2003 SA Way College Prize for Chemistry (Highest score in South Australia)

2003 SA OneSteel Award for Mathematics (Highest score in South Australia)

2003 Australian Institute of Physics Prize

2003 Australian Students Prize – Department of Education, Australian Government

2003 Dux St Michael’s College, Henley Beach, SA

 

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