Yue, James, MD

James Yue, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Location Information

About James Yue, MD

  • Gender
  • Languages
    English, French, German
  • Specialties
    Accepting New Patients

    Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery

  • Areas of Expertise
    Back Surgery, Endoscopic Surgery, Mazor Spine Robotics, Mazor Spine Robotics, Robotic Spinal Surgery, Spine Injuries, Spine Surgery-Complex, Spine Surgery-Degenerative, Spine Trauma, Trauma/Fractures

Hospitals and Organizations


  • FellowshipRA Cowley Shock Trauma Center
    Queen’s Medical Centre, Center for Spinal Surgery and Studies

    InternshipCase Western University Hospitals

    Medical SchoolNorthwestern University Medical School

    ResidencyUniversity Hospitals of Cleveland

    UndergraduateHarvard University

  • Faculty Appointments

    Yale University School of Medicine, Associate Professor

  • Professional Organizations

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
    Orthopedic Trauma Association
    North American Spine Society
    Connecticut Orthopaedic Society


Dr. James J. Yue was most recently co-chief of the orthopaedic spine surgery section at the Yale School of Medicine. He was also director of the ACGME Yale Spine Fellowship as well as the lead surgeon for motion sparing as well as endoscopic spine surgery. He completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA where he received an A.B. degree with Magna Cum Laude honors in biology. He completed his medical school training at the Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago, IL and orthopaedic surgery residency at Case Western Reserve University Hospitals of Cleveland, in Cleveland, OH where he worked closely with Dr. Henry Bohlman. He completed two post residency fellowships, the first at the RA Cowley Shock Trauma Hospital in Baltimore, MD and the second at the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham, UK under the supervision of Mr. John K Webb and Mr. John O'Brien.

He has been the Principal Investigator/Co-Investigator on a number of FDA and non FDA clinical trials for disc replacement, motion-sparing, and endoscopic spine surgery clinical trials. He is the Chair of the Education Committee for the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery and IITTSS spine society. He is currently an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Surgery in the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University.

He has published and presented over 100 scientific articles and abstracts and 2 major spinal surgery textbooks. He is a journal reviewer for several international spine surgery journals.

He was also the lead editor of the book Perioperative Pain Management for Orthopedic and Spine Surgery.

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