Orthopedic Spine Surgeon
Dr. Christopher Yeung is a board certified, fellowship trained orthopedic spine surgeon, with a special interest in minimally invasive spine surgery techniques with a philosophy of choosing the least invasive yet most effective method to treat spine problems. He has been the principal investigator in many FDA studies, including Flexicore lumbar artificial disc replacement, Cervicore cervical artificial disc replacement, and DASCOR total nucleus replacement.
Dr. Yeung graduated magna cum laude from the University of California San Diego and was elected into Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He graduated in the top 5% of his medical school class at the University of Southern California School of Medicine. He attended the University of California Irvine Medical Center for orthopedic residency. He then completed a spine surgery fellowship at the USC Center for Orthopedic Spine Surgery/Los Angeles Spine Surgery.
In addition, Dr. Yeung is the team spine surgeon for the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Arizona Cardinals, the Kansas City Royals, the Colorado Rockies, the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Cincinnati Reds, and the Seattle Mariners. He is recognized by his peers as one of the top Phoenix spine surgeons in 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016. In 2016, Becker's Spine Review named Dr. Yeung as one of Becker’s “Spine Surgeons to Know” and in 2013, he won the Becker’s Spine Leadership Award.
When not working, Dr. Yeung enjoys travel, golf, SCUBA, sport fishing, camping, volleyball, snow skiing, water skiing, tennis, basketball, and time spent with his lovely family.