Article Abstract

Doctor Justin Shu Yang: different types and concerns of orthopedic surgery

Authors: Sucy X. Wu


Dr. Justin Shu Yang (Figure 1) is a physician at Kaiser Permanente and also an orthopedic surgeon who practices at the Los Angeles Medical Center. He attended Rice University and received his bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering. At Rice, he played collegiate soccer and became interested in sports medicine. After graduating, he attended medical school at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and then went on to complete a residency in orthopedic surgery at Washington University in St. Louis. He then had an orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at the University of Connecticut, where he helped to care for the NCAA champion men and women’s basketball team, along with the football, hockey, and soccer teams. Dr. Yang was trained in both arthroscopic and open reconstruction techniques for various sports injuries.