CertificationAmerican Board of Plastic Surgery
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239 East Wakea Avenue, Kahului, Hawaii 96732 - United States
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Dr. Yu graduated with honors from Amherst College and received his medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University in New York. He completed a 5 year residency in general surgery and a 2 year fellowship in plastic surgery at the hospital of The University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
Dr. Yu was appointed an Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Florida where he was teaching plastic surgery for four years. Dr. Yu grew up in New Jersey but has called Maui his home since 1994.
Dr. Yu is a diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and board certified in all aspects of plastic surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the Plastic Surgery Research Council, the Hawaii Society of Plastic Surgery, and Wound Healing Society.
Dr. Yu has been actively involved in the development of plastic surgery through teaching other plastic surgeons, his research and publications. He is the recipient of several grants and awards for his scientific work and has authored or co-authored over twenty articles and books on topics including nerve reconstruction, breast reconstruction, and breast implants. He has presented this information at over twenty national and international scientific meetings and has taught other surgeons during several national courses in breast reconstruction. He is a co-holder of a patent on the use of Bioglass to stimulate bone growth. As a part of his commitment to children, Dr. Yu has donated his surgical expertise to Operation Smile in China.
Procedures performed by Leonard Yu MD
- Zerona Laser Liposuction
- Breast Augmentation (Augmentation, Mammaplasty, Breast Enlargement or Breast Implants)
- Breast Lift (Mastopexy and Breast Lift Surgery)
- Breast Reconstruction (Reconstructive Mammaplasty or Postmastectomy Surgery)
- Breast Reduction (Reduction Mammaplasty)
- Breast Revision (Breast Implant Replacement Surgery)
- Brow Lift (Forehead Lift or Browplasty)
- Buttock Augmentation (Brazilian Butt Lift or Butt Implants)
- Buttock Lift (Butt Lift or Gluteoplasty)
- Chemical Peel (Light Chemical Peels and Deep Chemical Peels)
- Dermal Fillers (Soft Tissue Fillers)
- Ear Surgery (Otoplasty or Ear Reshaping)
- Eyelid Surgery (Eye Lift or Blepharoplasty)
- Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
- Facial Implants (Chin Implants or Cheek Implants)
- Gynecomastia Treatment (Male Breast Reduction)
- Hand Rejuvenation (Hand Enhancement)
- Lip Enhancement (Lip Injections and Lip Augmentation)
- Liposuction (Lipoplasty and Body Contouring Surgery)
- Lower Body Lift (Belt Lipectomy)
- Neck Lift (Platysmaplasty or Cervicoplasty)
- Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty, Nose Reshaping or Nose Job)
- Thigh Lift (Thighplasty)
- Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)
- Upper Arm Lift (Brachioplasty)
- Vaginal Rejuvenation (Female Genital Plastic Surgery or Aesthetic Vaginal Surgery)