Orthopaedic Surgeon in Phoenix, Arizona (AZ)

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Christopher A. Yeung MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon


  • Desert Institute for Spine Care - Main Location
    1635 E. Myrtle Ave., Suite 400
    Phoenix, Arizona, 85020 - United States
    Phone: 602-944-2900
    Fax: 602-944-0064
  • Desert Institute for Spine Care - East Valley Location
    3487 S. Mercy Road
    Gilbert, Arizona, 85297 - United States
    Phone: (602)944-2900
    Fax: (602)944-0064
  • Desert Institute for Spine Care - Scottsdale
    8630 E Via De Ventura Blvd., Suite 210
    Scottsdale, Arizona, 85258 - United States
    Phone: 602-944-2900
    Fax: 602-944-0064

About Our Practice

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Dr. Christopher Yeung is a board certified, fellowship trained orthopaedic 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 at 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 orthopaedic residency. He then completed a spine surgery fellowship at the USC Center for Orthopaedic Spine Surgery/Los Angeles Spine Surgery.

In addition, Dr. Yeung is the team spine surgeon for the Arizona Diamondbacks, Arizona Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Kansas City Royals, Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles Dodgers, LA Angels, Cincinnati Reds, Seattle Mariners, and Arizona State University.

He was recognized by his peers to be one of the top Phoenix spine surgeons in 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. In 2016, Becker’s Spine Review named Dr. Yeung as one of Becker’s “Spine Surgeons to Know”.

When not working, Dr. Yeung enjoys travel, golf, scuba diving, sport fishing, camping, volleyball, snow skiing, water skiing, tennis, basketball, and time spent with his lovely family.

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  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Board Certified
  • Fellowship Trained
Area of Focus
  • Degenerative Spine
  • Trauma
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • International Society for Advanced Spine Surgery
  • North American Spine Society
  • Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Hospital Affiliations
  • Scottsdale Healthcare
  • Paradise Valley Hospital
  • Surgical Specialty Hospital of Arizona
  • Squaw Peak Surgical Facility
University Affiliations
  • University of California at San Diego

Christopher A. Yeung MD has 3 locations.