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David Yngve, MD
UTMB Health Provider
Languages: English
Accepting new patients.
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Dr. Yngve is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics and Scoliosis at UTMB. He earned his medical degree and completed his orthopaedic residency at Indiana University, and a fellowship in pediatric orthopaedic surgery at Louisiana State University. He is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and is a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America.

Dr. Yngve, who came to UTMB in 1992, has been in practice for more than 20 years and says his goal is to treat his patients in a careful, caring and understanding manner. This includes remaining up-to-date in his field, which has resulted in his publication of more than 25 peer reviewed papers.

Dr. Yngve has a special interest in cerebral palsy, scoliosis and pediatric spine problems. He is doing a new type of minimally invasive cerebral palsy surgery called Selective Percutaneous Myofascial Lengthening (SPML) otherwise known as percutaneous surgery, or PERCS. He welcomes patients from 0-18 years with orthopaedic problems, including those of the back, hip, leg, ankle, foot, knee, arm, elbow, wrist, and hand. 

Medical/Professional School:

Indiana University School of Medicine - Indianapolis, IN, MD, 1976


Rotating, Saint Vincent's Hospital - Indianapolis, IN, 1997


Orthopaedic Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine - Indianapolis, IN, 1981


Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans, LA, 1982


American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery

2240 Gulf Freeway South Suite 1.211
League City, TX 77573
Fax: (281) 309-0137
400 Harborside Drive Suite 109
Galveston, TX 77555
Fax: (409) 747-8579
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*Dr. Yngve was great, the visit was long but very worth it. He examined well and explained to my understanding.Dec 31,2019
Good doctor very kind.Dec 05,2019
Dr. Yngve is truly amazing the staff is so organized . This Dr is brilliant!!! he explains everything to you so you can understand it. We traveled far to see him and it was worth every mile. At one point my son had 17 Drs and Dr. Yngve is THE BEST.Nov 19,2019
Doctor Envy is very attentive with my son condition he makes my son feel very comfortable he explains everything very well that when I leave the Doctors all my questions are answerd.Nov 19,2019
Very intelligent surgeon on the cusp of scientific treatments but felt like we had to probe for answersNov 12,2019
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