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David Yngve, MD
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Departments: Orthopaedic Surgery
Languages: English
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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

Internships:

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

Residencies:

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

Fellowships:

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


Certifications:

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery

UTMB Health Orthopedics - League City Campus Clinics
2240 Gulf Freeway South Suite 1.211
League City, TX 77573
Fax: (281) 309-0137

UTMB Health Orthopedics and Pediatric Orthopedics - Galveston
400 Harborside Drive Suite 109
Galveston, TX 77555
Fax: (409) 747-8579

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*Dr. Yngve is an amazing dr. who listens very well and provides great feedback. He treats me with complete respect. He is a high quality surgeon who has given me excellent care pre & post surgery. BEST DR. EVER!Apr 27,2017
is the best I had so farJun 06,2017
pleasant. explained in terms that were easy to understand.Jun 22,2017
very goodJul 11,2017
Very educated and took his time with me and explained everything to me.Jan 30,2018
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