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David Yngve

David Yngve, MDUTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Orthopedics - Pediatric Spine
    Languages: English
  • UTMB Health Orthopedics, League City Campus
    • 2240 Gulf Freeway South
      League City, TX 77573
    • Phone: (832) 505-1200
    • Fax: (281) 309-0137
    UTMB Health Orthopedics, PCP Galveston
    • 400 Harborside Drive
      Suite 109
      Galveston, TX 77555
    • Phone: (409) 266-7846
    • Fax: (409) 747-8579
  • 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

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